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Tesla Gassing Up

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by dtswan, Jun 23, 2017.

  1. dtswan

    dtswan Member

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    As I was driving up to Dutch Bros go get a smoothie, I saw this. I had to laugh. o_O

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  2. Jeeps17

    Jeeps17 Cath Jockey in a P85

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    That pump has been EVed !

    They really should put signs stating "this spot reserved for ICE vehicle refueling only".
     
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  3. gabeincal

    gabeincal Enjoying Napa life the electric way

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    I visit gas stations with my S all the time. Gotta wash the bugs of the windshield..
     
  4. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    I've done that... when I needed gas for my lawnmower.
     
  5. dtswan

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    Thing is, it was there for at least 10 minutes, and I never saw anyone around it.
     
  6. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    When you gotta go....
     
  7. BluestarE3

    BluestarE3 Active Member

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    Well, you know how it is with those dang electric cars. They take a long time to refuel, so there's no point in sitting or standing around waiting on the car.
     
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  8. smac

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    I always take my old ICE beater for that job, don't want the inside of my Tesla to smell ;)

    I do however take the Tesla to pick up milk and such from the convenience store. It always makes me chuckle if they ask "Any fuel?" ;)
     
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  9. swaltner

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    I always punch in my parents' phone number in the keypad at the register when making purchases at the local grocery store which earns fuel points. I get their stupid discounts on my purchase and the points go to someone that can actually use them for fuel purchases. I still have a couple things that burn gasoline, but my fuel purchases are so few and far between (and tend to be in small 4-5 gallon increments) that it's just not worth messing with point for the few cents that I would save on my small purchases. Give the credit to someone that can use it. I've been working on getting them to trade in their TDI Jetta for a Model 3, so if/when that happens, I'll need to find someone else to bestow my copious amount of fuel points to. :)
     
  10. smac

    smac Active Member

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    I sat down once and counted my various ICE's it's quite scary actually.

    Mower(s), tractor, chainsaw, weed whacker, boat, sports car, etc.

    At the end of the day, I can sleep easily enough as none of them burn liquid fuels in city centers giving people lung problems..
     
  11. Cosmacelf

    Cosmacelf Active Member

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    I own a commercial horse barn, so I know what you mean! I would SO love to buy an electric tractor! Nothing but conversion kits out there unfortunately.

    Even a lowly pressure washer is ICE powered, mostly because a 20A 120V electric plug doesn't deliver enough power for decent pressure.
     
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