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make all the Prius owners jealous!
Then buy a $1000 Geo Metro and tell them how it gets over 5mpg better mileage.........and you can buy about 40 of them for the price of a Prius.


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Then buy a $1000 Geo Metro and tell them how it gets over 5mpg better mileage.........and you can buy about 40 of them for the price of a Prius.
I prefer to leave them with the smell of molten rubber. Besides those tree hugers aren't really saving the Earth by having tp buy a whole new car every few years, and all we have to do is drop in a new engine or do a rebuild. Our cars are efficiant and fun to drive, I would be embarresed to be seen driving one an ugly [email protected]# Prius. That would be like taking a date out on a moped. My truck has 2 tanks, if someone really wants a longer range just go to a you-pull-it yard and find an early 90s F150 and pull its' system and put it in their Stang. I usually just run alternate tanks on every fill-up and keep about 1/4 as a reserve just in case. It adds a buch of weight when they are both full. I onlly fill both if I'm going off roading, don't get any real fuel milage there anyway. On the road that extra 8 lbs per gallon adds up quick.


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I would just throw a bladder in the trunkÖ like some hardcore sportfishers use for canyon trips.

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I think it's best to live with the fuel tank or tanks you have. I don't think it's worth it.

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I did the E85 mod and carried a 5gal can of extra fuel just so i wouldn't have to stop so offten. PIA, a bigger tank would have been better.
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I've done a trunk fuel cell before. The hard part is not spilling fuel when filling. I would never do it to a car that I planned to just drive around in. No matter haw carful you are you will always smell the fuel. I rate it up there with the old style fuel tank behind the bench seat that the old truks had. Those always smelled like gas, and yet some people would still smoke in them.
That was my Dad's truck when I was a kid. You could hear the gas splash back and forth in there. Although the filler was outside. I seem to recall asking my dad if all that gas there was safe. He was not worried. Oh well. Made it though. Come to think of it, I made it through kid hood with out bike helmets and kid car seats. We all just piled in, some times in the back of the pick up too. Used to walk around the neighborhood with my BB gun. For those who think they enjoy more freedom now then we did then, you have not lived long enough.

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Bigger tank+more weight/less HP=less fun. Leave well enough alone. I never even fill up my tank all the way. Pretty much keep it half empty. Hey maybe I should find an 8 gallon tank to replace my stock one? Then my fuel gauge would actually read full once in awhile! Just a thought! There's plenty of gas stations where I live like every 2 miles or so, so why bother storing it in my car when I can let the gas stations keep it handy for whenever I need some? I don't travel much more then 30-40 miles to a cruise night anyway so I'm good.

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That was my Dad's truck when I was a kid. You could hear the gas splash back and forth in there. Although the filler was outside. I seem to recall asking my dad if all that gas there was safe. He was not worried. Oh well. Made it though. Come to think of it, I made it through kid hood with out bike helmets and kid car seats. We all just piled in, some times in the back of the pick up too. Used to walk around the neighborhood with my BB gun. For those who think they enjoy more freedom now then we did then, you have not lived long enough.
We never heard of bike helmets! Still don't wear one now unless I have one of grand daughters on the back of my bicycle. Only wear my motorcycle helmet if I'm going over 35mph roads. We didn't even have seatbelts in most of the cars my parents had when I was a kid. I remember taking my first newborn daughter home from the hospital in my wife's lap in the front seat as the nurse passed her to my wife! And BB guns, we had all kinds of knives in school during recess! You would never think about going out to recess without a blade handy if you needed one for protection. For those of you wondering what city would you need a knife in at grade school, Lynn, MA! Our freedoms being slowly taken away from us and most of us don't realize it. I'm not saying everything I did was smart or a good idea and wouldn't want my grand kids doing what I did, but don't think the goverment knows whats best for us either

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A fuel cell in your trunk maybe...idk ive seen them in drag racers

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we had all kinds of knives in school during recess! You would never think about going out to recess without a blade handy if you needed one for protection. For those of you wondering what city would you need a knife in at grade school, Lynn, MA! Our freedoms being slowly taken away from us and most of us don't realize it.
I forgot about the pocket knife. When I went to 1st grade, my Grandma gave me a little two blade pen knife to keep in my pocket at school. I kept a knife in my pocket or in a scabbard all through school. Never used it in anger and never got in trouble for having it. Now the norm is to drug students into submission and to expel them for drawing pictures or wearing a shirt with a GLOCK logo. I am glad I got through before "the new order"

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