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punchy60

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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 11:35:47 AM

Most all of the cars I've owned the gas tank filler is on the driver side, which makes the most sense to me. What do you think?
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2014 6:54:51 AM

Driver's side best for our family.........
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tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 9:08:26 AM

it does not matter to me
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 12:04:21 AM

driver
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2014 9:59:52 AM

Drivers
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2014 9:50:40 AM

Driver's side.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2014 7:56:41 AM

driver's side.............
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2014 11:56:30 PM

Driver side
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2014 12:23:36 PM

driver
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 11:12:14 PM

drivers
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 11:10:01 PM

They say the passenger side is hit less often than the driver's side.

You know there is a triangle beside the icon of a gas pump on your fuel gauge indicating which side of the vehicle one may find the fill hole? I think the idiot who designed that icon should he hung from his fingernails. Think about it, a gas pump with an arrow: Isn't that indicating which side of the GAS PUMP you should park?
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SLYCATWOMAN
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 8:15:56 PM

The same side on all vehicles
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RNF
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 7:09:47 PM

Driver's side.
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 6:26:27 PM

the side closest to the pump
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 3:28:36 PM

drivers side
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 11:44:19 AM

Driver side...
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Saab93turbo
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 11:12:35 AM

To me, it's clear.

For safety, the passenger side.
For convenience, most people like the driver's side.

So you can see what the car company's priority is, safety or convenience. The Japanese car companies often choose safety for Japan (which drives on the left side of the road).
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 7:58:39 AM

drivers
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Drivers
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 7:55:34 AM

Drivers side is the best, absolutely.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 6:39:14 AM

Driver's side is best.........
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 12:18:21 AM

driver
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 2, 2014 6:28:09 AM

we like the river's side..............
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 8:55:54 AM

driver
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 8:52:30 AM

I drove a car with it on the passenger side for over 10 years and only recently did I have one on the driver's side. makes it interesting when I am tired and I pull up to the pump. Reflex makes me pull up passenger side facing the pump.
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Jul 1, 2014 7:04:26 AM

The driver's side makes the most sense. Of course that all depends on what country the vehicle was made for (left or right drive). Some vehicles are sold in both types of countries with the only change being where the driver sits, the design of rear of the car doesn't change for that.
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2014 12:32:07 AM

Driver
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 5:23:11 PM

driver's
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 12:09:17 PM

The side opposite of mine, so there'll always be an open gas pump when I go to the station.
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 5:42:44 PM

Driver's side.
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 1:52:09 PM

driver's side is the best side..............
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 12:28:11 AM

driver
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 8:47:25 PM

drivers
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 4:40:26 PM

Driver side.
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 11:36:10 AM

Driver side
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driver
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 8:36:23 AM

driversside
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 8:18:46 AM

Driver's side is best.............
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DasAuto92
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 7:02:58 PM

The opposite side of the tail pipe. Unless your model car has duel pipes, then the filler neck will be on the side of your particular model based on singular pipe.
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 3:50:28 PM

Driver's side
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 2:20:29 PM

I would say "driver side"
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 11:49:11 AM

drivers side may be easier but passenger side is safer....less chance for a fire because of a crash (fewer crashes on that side)
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Message Posted: Jun 21, 2014 8:48:53 AM

We like the driver's side..........
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 4:38:08 PM

drivers side
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 7:20:08 AM

Don't care, does it really matter?
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 7:00:27 AM

Driver's side is best...........
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Saab93turbo
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2014 10:37:40 AM

One of the worse places is behind the rear license plate. High chance of fire after an accident. The driver's side is more dangerous than on the passenger side.
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2014 7:47:01 AM

Driver
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2014 7:41:09 AM

passenger
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2014 6:59:52 AM

driver
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2014 6:43:25 AM

Driver's side.............
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