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Old 01-25-2009, 12:32 AM
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:47 AM
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We have a Quick Stop Convience store that has three pumps that can be pumped from both sides. so six vehicles can be fueled at the same time.

It never fails that there is always two idiots that takes their half out of the middle so the middle pump can`t be used.

I use the flying J truck stops for fuel a lot. There are always cars sitting at the pumps with no one around, while the guy is inside paying for his fuel. Then I have to wait while the guy goes potty, picks his nose, shops etc... then slooowly comes out, washes his windows, checks his oil. there are just a bunch of rude and stupid people out there in the world that only care about them selves.

I fuel up, then pull up in front, go inside and pay. then it leaves the pump open for the next guy. I also get my .01 off ea gallon with my rewards Member card

I always enjoy it when Iam reminded that Iam filling my Datsun PU with Diesel. I tell them it runs good on it, you ought to try it. been doing it for 27 yrs.

I have used the truck pumps a time or two. Iam glad the MB filler is large to accept the truck nozzel. Just have to be careful with the high fuel flow coming out of the nozzel.

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Old 01-25-2009, 02:10 AM
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I fuel up, then pull up in front, go inside and pay. then it leaves the pump open for the next guy.
Try that around here and they'll be on the phone with the police by the time you're inside the store.
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Old 01-25-2009, 02:13 AM
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The Wal*Mart / Murphy's Oil that I buy diesel from has it's diesel pump just far enough from the gasser pump, that done right, the gasser can fill-up while you're doing the diesel thing......even on the same side of the island.

In my diesel motorcoach, I block the w h o l e side though! Sometimes I can't even see what's in front or behind it when fueling. Ha!
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Old 01-25-2009, 02:14 AM
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The Rotten Robbie where I get my B20 has only one such pump, right in the middle of the island and surrounded by gasoline and D2 pumps. It's almost always busy and I have to wait until I can get into the middle, in which case I then end up blocking half the island. They really need to move that pump.
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Old 01-25-2009, 05:47 AM
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I just think if someone is posting a car in their signature, it should belong to them, or be labeled otherwise. I'm not referring to the OP specifically, but some youngins seem to have trouble differentiating the two. I can only think of a few blaring examples on the forum, but in my own personal relationships, I see the line between parent's possessions and kid's possessions blurred too often. Even in my own family sometimes.
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Old 01-25-2009, 07:35 AM
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I don't like when there is as has been said before, only 1 diesel pump, amongst the regular pumps, but with no designation anywhere outside of the islands. It's sort of like a treasure hunt to find the one magical pump. Is it that hard to hang a metal sign that says diesel? Difficult fill ups is not helping our cause to bring more diesel cars over here.
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Try that around here and they'll be on the phone with the police by the time you're inside the store.
When I pull up in front of the store to pay, I should have said, when I go in to pick what ever crumbs are left over .

We do have to pay first before we pump fuel. then that does have the car sitting at the pump w/o any one around, while standing in line to give them the loot first. can`t have it both ways I guess.

I forgot about those rich motor coach guys that take up the Whole station .

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Old 01-25-2009, 01:17 PM
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If I get the rogue aphostraphe, I also want "Ect" and "Cummings diesel".

When I fuel the coach, I always use the truck pumps at flyingJ. The 60GPM pumps fill much faster when I'm putting in between 100 and 300gallons, ... The truckers sometimes give me the eye as if I should be using the RV pumps, but when I buy twice as much as they do, and pull forward before paying, they're okay with it and just ask about the coach. We leave the plastic disposable coaches to use the RV islands.

I have had truckers ask me how long I've been putting diesel in my car though, ...
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Old 01-25-2009, 01:58 PM
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I fuel up, then pull up in front, go inside and pay. then it leaves the pump open for the next guy. I also get my .01 off ea gallon with my rewards Member card

I do the same thing at the station I always fill up at. There are only six Truck Diesel umps with the one car nozzle right in the middle of them. I fill up then pull up to a parking spot at the front.

The other station I go to also has the D2 pumps in a separate island from the gassers. Makes me happy when I see a long line for the gas pumps as I cruise right up to the Diesel pumps
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Old 01-25-2009, 02:28 PM
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I wish I could even find diesel at many stations here in Washington, much less nicely separated from the plebian gasser masses...

That being said, I have enjoyed using the trucker pumps down in Oregon when headed to visit the parents.
Contrary to the normal silliness in Oregon which requires a 'trained fuel professional' to pump gasoline, some stations know the laws well enough to allow you to pump your own diesel.

So its all that much more efficient and fun to just pull up to a truck pump, pay, fill, and then pull around to the front of the store for a pit stop and muchy break, all the while watching that car that pulled in ahead of me and that is still waiting to fill, or waiting on the attendant to disconnect them.
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My daughter lives in oregon, she said it was to create jobs.
Thats fine, but I don`t like some pump jocky messing with my car. I have a 12 gallon tank in the trunk, and I sure don`t want Diesel slopped all over everything. she thinks it`s silly that Iam finiky about it.

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there were three HP ratings on the OM616...

1) Not much power
2) Even less power
3) Not nearly enough power!! 240D w/auto

Anyone that thinks a 240D is slow drives too fast.

80 240D Naturally Exasperated, 4-Spd 388k DD 150mph spedo 3:58 Diff

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Old 01-25-2009, 09:19 PM
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Last time that happened to me the guy took a walk very slowly to pay. I pulled very close, stuck in my CC, selected diesel and started to pump. By the time the dude came back I was done. He asked what I was doing... I said "leaving".
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I use the truck island as much as possible because the tank fills faster and there is usually no waiting around.

I'm not a fan of the Jersey Turnpike rest stops though- some pump guys insist the nozzle wont fit the car and refuse to turn on the pump while others dont care.
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