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Old 08-21-2014, 10:11 PM   #51
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But, you didn't have to pump it yourself?
NOT in Oregon. We (the voters) decided that WE wouldn't pump our own fuel. AND I LIKE THAT. In the winter, when the rain is coming through the fuel island sideways... someone else (for pay) is getting wet. AND, we don't pay MORE for our fuel than surrounding states. Funny how that happens...

When I had a baby in a car seat.. I didn't leave the vehicle. The "pump jockey" took care of the transaction. I appreciated it then, I appreciate it now. YMMV
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Old 08-22-2014, 12:12 AM   #52
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Must be the GT that is the 2.5 litre engine, as that was the one with auto tranny only.
That's it. For 2015 the GT has the same engine, but you can get the manual.
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Old 08-22-2014, 08:00 AM   #53
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Remember going to the gas station, and getting a fill that cost under $20? Long gone are those days.
How about $4.00 for fill up, .28/gal is my earliest recall, but now a gallon of milk costs more than gas….
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Old 08-22-2014, 08:08 AM   #54
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How about $4.00 for fill up, .28/gal is my earliest recall, but now a gallon of milk costs more than gas….
Hi: cpaharley2008... Yup... Join the rest of us "Elders". My first new car MSRP was $1995. cost 4 bucks to fill @ .25/ Imp. Gal. and I had to stretch that for two weeks too!!! It actually had a crank and at one point I had to use it... At 998cc's it wouldn't tow a thing either. Alf
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Old 08-22-2014, 08:23 AM   #55
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The issue I have with diesel is the up charge for the technology which is older than dirt. I test drove a 2014 diesel Ram1500 yesterday, MSRP of $48K, almost identical to my 2009 Ram1500 in weights/specs other than the smaller motor. I'd have to pay $20k to up grade!!! That will increase my towing mpg from 12 to 18!!Not worth it to me and you know how I like to spend $$. My significant other says to go for it, it maybe my last big hurrah. I'm going to wait for more, like the Nissan Frontier diesel and the Toyota diesel next year.
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Old 08-22-2014, 09:30 AM   #56
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Donna, I was in Oregon earlier this year and enjoyed getting my gas pumped for me but you are paying for it somewhere unless all of those guys pumping the gas are doing it for free.
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Old 08-22-2014, 09:36 AM   #57
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We have stations around here that will pump your fuel for you, and at the same cost as their self-serve pumps. I always try to give them my business and use the full-serve, but will pump my own if needed.
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We have stations around here that will pump your fuel for you, and at the same cost as their self-serve pumps. I always try to give them my business and use the full-serve, but will pump my own if needed.
And, you have a CHOICE. In Oregon you don't.

Oops...the libertarian in me came out again. I hate it when that happens...
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Old 08-22-2014, 10:18 AM   #59
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And, you have a CHOICE. In Oregon you don't.

Oops...the libertarian in me came out again. I hate it when that happens...
I will choose to exercise my freedom of choice elsewhere. As long as my fuel tank is filled by someone, either an attendant or myself, I will be happy.

I'm sure it was the same in the US, but until about 35 years ago around here, there was no self-serve, you were always filled by a pump jockey, a high school job of mine for a couple years.
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Old 08-22-2014, 10:43 AM   #60
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Donna, I was in Oregon earlier this year and enjoyed getting my gas pumped for me but you are paying for it somewhere unless all of those guys pumping the gas are doing it for free.
Oh probably, but our fuel is still cheaper than California or Washington and YOU do the WORK in those states.
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