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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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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2014 6:23:46 AM

no
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RealtorJeff
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 9:18:49 PM

No
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 3:21:58 PM

Turn off only in line getting gas at Costco....can wait 4 or 5 minutes
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 2:35:58 PM

No
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lyons_coop
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 11:33:15 AM

No.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 7:37:46 AM

never.......
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twt
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 3:04:44 AM

Where do these people get these moronic ideas?
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 1:51:14 AM

no
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2014 8:19:30 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2014 7:18:08 AM

never...........
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2014 12:23:48 AM

no
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2014 1:35:10 PM

no
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2014 11:14:51 AM

no
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LibertyGuardian
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2014 8:39:11 AM

Turning off my engine at every stop light would seem like a pretty dumb thing to do so no, we'll just leave that up to someone else's stupidity.
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2014 12:45:56 AM

no
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Dec 13, 2014 12:15:31 AM

never...
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2014 8:03:45 PM

No
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2014 5:08:32 AM

Of course, but where I really save the money is at the flashing stop lights.


[Edited by: JoeKing at 12/10/2014 5:13:31 AM EST]
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 4:49:34 PM

No , that's just ridiculous.....
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2014 8:19:08 AM

no, has anyone said yes
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2014 8:11:09 AM

no
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2014 7:55:38 AM

no
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2014 6:07:19 PM

Nope
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2014 11:59:17 AM

nope
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 11:19:47 AM

no
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Garwoodv6
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 10:58:56 AM

Only if I know that I'll be sitting still for some time.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 9:52:14 AM

I don't drive any vehicles that automatically stop/restart their engines during driving use. For Me, that type habit would result in greater expense overall. There are commercial vehicles modified to handle frequent engine off/restarts, that's much different by design.
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 8:53:21 AM

no
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 8:52:51 AM

Never
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 6:59:47 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 6:16:10 AM

Never......
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LibertyGuardian
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2014 12:29:42 PM

Never been hard up for cash and felt that I needed to resort to stupid things to save a penny.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2014 6:17:50 AM

no
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twt
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2014 3:14:26 AM

Another stupid idea.
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2014 12:57:22 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2014 7:51:39 PM

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 9:50:02 AM

no
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 9:23:14 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 7:34:00 AM

Never.....
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 6:05:07 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 12:38:18 AM

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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2014 10:16:59 AM

No
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zippok
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 7:05:57 PM

yes if it gonna be red more then a minute.
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BlueberryFocus
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 5:29:15 PM

I have if I know the light is going to be long
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 10:22:12 AM

no
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 9:14:54 AM

No
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 8:53:47 AM

No, this would be going to extremes.
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 12:45:01 PM

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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 10:46:27 AM

no
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Message Posted: Nov 15, 2014 7:47:32 AM

no
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