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Old 25th June 2005, 11:47   #46
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same here, No changes in my driving style because of the fuel price hike. I still keep pulling my Scorpio in the lowest gears!
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Old 25th June 2005, 16:19   #47
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YES - it will and has affected my driving style ! i need money for things more than diesel but what the heck im still better off paying 36 bucks rather than 47 !

but yeah - i am affected by the hike !! i have begun to drive a bit more conservatively from a month ! A gradual change i guess - as the Old Man says - understanding comes with time

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Old 25th June 2005, 21:56   #48
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A gradual change i guess - as the Old Man says - understanding comes with time cheers
Good!!! You're taking old man seriously. It will pay you a rich dividend later. But aren't you the one who was practicing economy mode for a long time with your previous car?
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Old 26th June 2005, 03:18   #49
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Ofcourse it does! It affects everyone, some of us just don't admit it.
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Old 26th June 2005, 07:02   #50
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It wont change anything for me ...
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Old 26th June 2005, 11:45   #51
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But aren't you the one who was practicing economy mode for a long time with your previous car?
Rudra, NC now has a moped he doesnt need to be in economy mode

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Old 26th June 2005, 12:01   #52
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Rudra, NC now has a moped he doesnt need to be in economy mode

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yeah and the mopeds dont go over 40 kmph
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Old 26th June 2005, 13:41   #53
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YEs dos affect everyone, but I still will drive the way I do, even though I get about 7-7.5km f/litre from my accent gls petrol.
I guess we all will get used to it in a weeks time or so. Life has to go in brothers.
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Old 26th June 2005, 15:01   #54
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Yes I am affected, only when I fill petrol! Not while driving!!
This is precisely my reply too. Curse during the fuelling-up. Forget it when you are driving. Hee Hee
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Old 26th June 2005, 18:20   #55
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I think we might have to shift to Gobar Gas later on down the lane because, i doubt India will get Hydro fuel anytime soon!
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Old 26th June 2005, 22:00   #56
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I think we might have to shift to Gobar Gas later on down the lane because, i doubt India will get Hydro fuel anytime soon!
meaning from a petro head to a shiet head ?
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Old 26th June 2005, 22:11   #57
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Since i am not paying for Fuel and since i cannot drive legally,
the price hike will not affect anything.
Will just try to get more FE cars then the performance oriented ones.
Really thinking about trying to get Diesel cars replacing all but one performance car in the next 7 years.
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Old 26th June 2005, 22:17   #58
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Nope no change in my driving ...
Regularly i am always driving at the optimum rpm and the optimum gear ...
Except for times when speeding or racing with someone ...
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YES - it will and has affected my driving style ! i need money for things more than diesel but what the heck im still better off paying 36 bucks rather than 47 !

but yeah - i am affected by the hike !! i have begun to drive a bit more conservatively from a month ! A gradual change i guess - as the Old Man says - understanding comes with time

cheers
Few admitters and I am one of them.
It has affected my driving style or I am learning to drive in 'economy mode'.
Even though I dont pay for my fuel but still.
Redlining every now and then is next to impossible in Bombay I dont seem to understand where others get the space to do it.
Yeah but I will never let a challenge go down.
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Old 27th June 2005, 14:12   #60
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meaning from a petro head to a shiet head ?
hahahaa..

yea man, unless our government does us a favour by actually taking up the hydrofuel/ bio fuel projects seriously.
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