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Secret way to put gas in a model 3!!!

Not only do our cars get better with software updates, I just discovered there is a super secret method to actually put GAS into my model 3!

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This is what happens when there is a snow storm and you ran out of gas on the snowblower. It was fun to watch people look confused when I pulled up the the pump in an electric car.

A couple years ago people wouldn't notice, but this time I got se odd looks and even joked with the guy in front of me when he saw I was filling a gas can.

Happy Family Day/Valentine's Day weekend all :cool:
 

gavine

Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast
Apr 1, 2014
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Philadelphia, PA
What? No electric snowblower? :D:D:D

Exactly. I don't have a snow blower but I'm usually almost done shoveling by the time my neighbors are able to get their blower's engines started. I think shoveling might actually take less effort, especially when you consider the engine maintenance and voyages out to fill the gas can.
 
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What? No electric snowblower? :D:D:D
This one came with the house 10 years ago and still going strong so no need to replace. Plus I've used it more in the last 3 days than in the last 3 years. With the amount I have to clear I don't think an electric one would last....however I was eying an electric ride on mower last year. They are expensive. Between 3-5k....I bought the acceleration boost for my model 3 instead :cool:
 
I have a gas snow blower and lawn mower and when I go get gas, I do so in my wife's RX. It's weird but I'm almost embarrassed to be seen at a gas station.

Come on - it'd at least help make the irony clearer for some when EV charging spots get ICEd. ;)

There are a few times I've had to stop by a gas station for a snack (pre-COVID) and the only spot is, of course, right by the door to the convenience store/cashier and forcing me to take up a gas pump spot that is adjacent to it. I've had several knowledge-sharing conversations with people as many are curious about what it's like to drive electric.
 
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wayner

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Oct 29, 2014
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Toronto
I have a gas snow blower and lawn mower and when I go get gas, I do so in my wife's RX. It's weird but I'm almost embarrassed to be seen at a gas station.
I feel the same way. The only time I ever use gas pumps is when I have to fill up a rental - but with Covid I don't think I have done that since Sep 2019. If they ever change how pump works I will look like a Luddite.
 
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