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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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tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 7:35:08 AM

drivers
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 7:17:06 AM

Driver's side..............
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 1:05:19 AM

Why do you ask?
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estroh
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 12:04:50 AM

driver
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46chief
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 5:01:29 PM

left
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SGLuz
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 8:07:06 AM

Left
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rando991
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 7:31:14 AM

they should only make them on the drivers side
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2014 6:42:41 AM

Driver's side is best......
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Cruiser001
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 10:11:18 PM

drivers side
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jason54915
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 9:02:45 PM

Drivers
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chipperd1
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 8:52:13 PM

Doesn't matter
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 8:32:59 PM

drivers side
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FuelPump
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 8:22:04 PM

Both!
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46chief
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 11:31:36 AM

Driver side.
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rando991
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 9:15:50 AM

ONLY the driver side
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 12:39:36 AM

driver
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Message Posted: Oct 16, 2014 12:16:26 AM

Driver
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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 9:38:42 PM

same side as the gas tank
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 9:36:46 PM

Should be on the drivers side.
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coffeerage
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 5:25:06 PM

driver
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jkje
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 9:18:05 AM

In the middle, That way you can fill from any side..
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 12:13:52 AM

Why do you ask?
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estroh
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2014 12:09:43 AM

Driver
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 8:44:30 AM

drivers only
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 1:53:00 AM

Driver's
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kennyman
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 11:13:03 PM

Drivers side makes more sense to me.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 8:26:15 AM

drivers
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 8:02:10 AM

driver
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 7:52:54 AM

driver's
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BobFang
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 7:32:22 AM

Driver's side and it should be required to be the same for all vehicles.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 7:02:07 AM

Driver's side is best...........
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estroh
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 12:14:18 AM

driver
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 7:52:44 AM

Driver's side is best...........
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rcsteve23
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2014 12:44:15 PM

Drivers makes sense to me.
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hoofharted
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 11:45:42 PM

Drivers
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chipperd1
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 7:43:02 PM

Doesn't matter
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BroncoFans
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 4:35:17 PM

Left
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GustheCat2
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 4:21:27 PM

drivers sde
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2014 5:58:44 AM

Driver's side makes more sense...
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46chief
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 4:42:46 PM

Driver side.
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SGLuz
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 12:15:21 PM

Driver's side
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rando991
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 12:08:22 PM

only the drivers' side. I would make it a law if it were up to me.
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Saab93turbo
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 10:34:59 AM

driver's side is easier
passenger side is safer as far as fewer fires (after a collision; more collisions happen on the left rear fender than the right rear fender)
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 8:40:58 AM

most pumps in my state now have longer fuel hoses so it doesn't really matter anyways

DS does makes more sense though
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 5:19:00 AM

Driver's Side
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Safari7350
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 9:48:03 PM

Driver
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mnrick041
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 8:59:13 PM

It depends on the car, before pulling into a gas station I always look at the gas gauge to see what side of the car I need to have near the pump.
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 11:44:45 AM

driver
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 6:38:24 AM

driver's
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QueenMother
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2014 6:31:57 AM

Definitely the driver's side.
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