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Old 02-15-2003, 02:48   #1 (permalink)
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Rising fuel prices= ko'd V8's???

Hello all, with petrol at $1.02 a litre(Melbourne 15 Feb) and possibly rising higher, at what point would you say no to a V8,$1.50 per litre?I would be interested to see what people think,cheers, Bill.
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Old 02-15-2003, 03:37   #2 (permalink)
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I dont have much of a choice

$2.00 will prob result in me going back to a 4cyl
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$2 worth of petty would not even let you idle your beast for 30 seconds, and thats with the AIRCON OFF !!
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LOL.

Yep - it's getting pretty bad and high fuel prices isn't favourable for V8 owners.

Oh well - better drive sensibly for a while and avoid those neck snapping take-offs

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I wouldn't be too worried prices will come down when the Iraq issue ends.
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But the thing is ,when is the Government going to come to the party with a few fuel tax cuts?

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I got several cars, XE EB and a Crappy 4Cyl Corona. The V8 is probly only going to be driven on weekends if fule gets too much higher. Say, $1.50 to $2.00 per litre.

The prices didnt come down after Desert Storm so why would it this time. Pre Gulf War i was paying 15 - 18c per litre of LPG Within 1 year it was 35c per litre and has been slowly rising ever since! One they know they can charge so much and people will buy it they will never go back. The only Answer a nation wide boycot on buying petrol! But its practically impossible to get everyone to do it!
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Phoenix - Where do you live?? If you were paying 35cpl for gas in 1991-ish, you were getting ripped off big time!!

{Q}But the thing is ,when is the Government going to come to the party with a few fuel tax cuts?{Q}

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But the thing is ,when is the Government going to come to the party with a few fuel tax cuts?

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when hell freezes over. Dont worry, driving/owning a car will never be unpeanilsed by the government in this country.
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