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Re: Anger rises as petrol pushes 120p a litre [Re: MattLFC] #400038
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Originally Posted by MattLFC
Its probably only another 15 years of pain anyway, before an alternative fuel begins to make a real impact (wait till they start taxing water or electric at an absurd rate, then we really will be in the shit).


Not to start an argument about politics as they're both as bad as each other, and the current tory government really can't be any worse than labour, but the conservatives started the ball rolling with that stupid petrol tax/duty 'scale' thing in the early 90's, abolished in 2000.
It's painful putting it in now (petrol laugh ), especially when they're bullshitting saying they have no frigging money.


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Re: Anger rises as petrol pushes 120p a litre [Re: DavidB] #400039
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I run 2 vans that average 5-600.00 a month EACH!!!!
Tried bio diesel but fooks up the seals in the pump!!
Gonna buy my fuel in bulk!!


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Re: Anger rises as petrol pushes 120p a litre [Re: MattLFC] #400040
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Originally Posted by MattLFC
Were all in shit, I get under 25mpg most of the time haha... but were just going to live with it, it's part of life now!! No point in moaning about it, weve been moaning about it for too long, and where has it got us?? If your car is too uneconomical, just get a fkin diesel... or like me, just be stupid and burn and waste money getting from A-B needlessly, albeit in luxury! And if a diesel with 40mpg+ around town and 60mpg+ on motorways is too expensive, I think that's telling you something about your finances and car ownership viability!

Lets just pay the price and get on with life!!

laugh

For once Matty, you're talking sense lol

Cars are becoming more and more expensive to run and its not going to get much cheaper, if at all.


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