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hoopitup2000

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2013 7:13:15 AM

No, the extra wear & tear on the starter not worth it to me. Still average around 40 MPG in stop & go DC traffic, so no real benefit to me.
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 12:25:29 PM

no
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 8:37:17 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2014 7:30:16 AM

Never.....
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 12:17:55 AM

no
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:35:38 PM

No.
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 8:24:48 AM

Never
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 6:49:56 AM

no
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twt
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 3:00:32 AM

What a stupid, dangerous habit.
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 2:33:40 AM

NO!
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 1:04:09 AM

No
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 11:20:37 AM

no
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stoihor
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 4:25:20 AM

no.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 12:37:43 AM

no
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 1:38:11 PM

I might if it is a long light but it also depends on the heat.
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 9:52:48 AM

Only freight train crossings, when it's a long wait.
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 6:31:20 AM

MP
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 3:50:49 PM

No It's an A..pain for any Emergency Vehicles that happen to be in the area.
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 3:10:29 PM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 10:02:31 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:51:39 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 5:34:19 AM

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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 7:37:10 AM

Never...........
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 9:28:02 AM

No
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 5:44:01 AM

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twt
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 3:39:44 AM

Stupid AND dangerous.
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 11:07:35 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 8:40:15 AM

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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 7:19:12 AM

Never........
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 12:11:58 PM

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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 8:56:22 AM

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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 7:06:52 AM

Never.........
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 6:23:52 AM

Very rarely, mostly for trains
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 5:53:12 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 3:24:42 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 6:42:03 PM

Yes I do. My car is very economical, and starts right up fast after.
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 8:04:19 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 3:59:07 PM

no.
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 10:18:53 AM

No.
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 9:31:20 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 7:33:03 AM

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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 6:33:47 AM

Extremely rare, mainly for trains
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twt
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 5:04:00 AM

Who are these people and where do they get these "Dangerous" ideas?
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Genius86
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 3:38:09 AM

No thats not a smart thing to do. It takes up gas and engine wear.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 10:55:33 PM

NO! and that was a no brainer decision.
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 11:48:23 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 7:51:44 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 7:33:07 AM

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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 6:54:12 AM

Never.....
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 6:06:42 AM

no
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