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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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hjl17
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 8:46:02 AM

driver side
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lwood655
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 8:30:38 AM

driver side
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 7:20:40 AM

Driver's side.........
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rhVictoria
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 3:33:38 PM

In the really early cars, the gas tank filler was often found under the drivers seat, which had to be lifted to get at it. How's that for safety?

Whichever side is fine by me, as long as I can remember which it is when I pull into a gas station.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 6:55:19 AM

Driver's side like our Hondas have.......
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 6:54:11 AM

Driver's side.......
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:15:01 AM

Driver's side like our Hondas are...........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 7:23:58 AM

driver's side.................
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txoutlawgas
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 11:41:08 PM

Drivers side. Major factor is convenience.
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Godozo
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 8:37:37 PM

Driver's side is best, if you have to choose sides. Would prefer the Rear myself.
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 8:31:52 PM

Whichever side the automaker's design puts it on. It makes absolutely no difference and is just a thing of personal preference.
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deant99
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 8:11:36 PM

drivers side if at station at back or on passenger if you need to do it on the road, pickups have both sometimes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:04:24 AM

Driver's side............
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luvmyburgi
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 6:57:08 AM

Rear
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 6:37:41 AM

Drivers side
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 6:06:46 AM

drivers
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estroh
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 2:19:33 AM

driver
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 7:15:41 AM

Driver's side........
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RadarIN
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 6:57:53 AM

back center
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mawtaow
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 6:35:16 AM

drivers'
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 6:10:00 AM

I don't care.
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Maxer105
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 6:04:44 AM

driver's side
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cv
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 2:31:25 AM

When on the driver's side it seems easier to gauge the vehicle's distance from the pump, so I go for driver's side.
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 2:22:13 AM

Driver's side!
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 11:37:12 PM

drivers side seems right to me. Although mine is on the passenger side
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 1:08:15 PM

Does it really matter...either way you will get used to it...remember when it was in the back behind the license plate??
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 12:39:59 PM

Drivers would be best.
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alphanyr
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 12:37:08 PM

DRIVERS
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 12:33:15 PM

drivers
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kdanish
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 10:38:09 AM

Passenger side
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 10:36:34 AM

Drivers.
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bballpurdue22
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 8:51:35 AM

driver's side
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lwood655
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 8:36:54 AM

left driver side
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2014 7:08:05 AM

Driver's side.....
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 6:21:34 AM

Driver's side like both our Hondas are....
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estroh
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 12:15:04 AM

Driver
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contiki
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 7:03:35 AM

Our Hondas it is on the diver's side and that's how we like it....
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04Ram1500
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 12:11:47 AM

Driver
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 12:07:23 AM

driver
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tcalve
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 4:45:57 PM

The correct side. I agree with Cooey, it should be opposite side of the exhaust (when not dual), or drivers.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 5:57:51 AM

Where it supposed to be, on the drivers side.
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nickless
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 2:58:27 AM

both
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 1:21:04 AM

I would think there would be some sort of consensus about which side of the vehicle gets hit the least often.
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 12:29:00 AM

driver
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04Ram1500
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 12:22:48 AM

Driver
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Message Posted: Mar 20, 2014 12:17:43 AM

driver
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Cooey
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 9:53:41 AM

On the side opposite to the exhaust pipe if it is a single exhaust otherwise driver's side.
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BobFang
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 8:15:43 AM

Driver's side.
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Grizzly1505
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 7:52:54 AM

don't care
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loranda
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Message Posted: Mar 18, 2014 7:51:30 AM

No preference
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