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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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dassfg
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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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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 1:04:09 AM

No
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SGLuz
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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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jl1rp
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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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Treasurehuntxxx
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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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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 3:10:29 PM

no
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jay93LA
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 10:02:31 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 9:51:39 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 5:34:19 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 7:37:10 AM

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

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

no
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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

No
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redfish67
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 9:30:17 AM

no
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rmw10rpw
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 8:40:15 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 7:19:12 AM

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

no
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 8:56:22 AM

No
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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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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 5:53:12 AM

no
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 3:24:42 AM

no
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MansanasCA
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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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dassfg
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 8:04:19 AM

No
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ace12012
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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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rmw10rpw
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 9:31:20 AM

no
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puddy
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 7:33:03 AM

no
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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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thebrohta167
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 11:48:23 AM

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

no
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nickless
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 7:33:07 AM

no
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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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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 8:18:28 PM

No
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Glasman
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 1:19:59 PM

why would anyone do a foolish thing like that ?
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 10:48:15 AM

nope,
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 8:19:17 AM

Never.......
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2014 9:17:01 AM

Nah That is being real Cheap...> EO @ SL like sucking up donated pennies at the pay register. It doesn't count if the attendant plucks the Pennies up for you, only if you don't ask... Why the Pennies laying there.....HUH?
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