View Single Post
Old 10-07-2012, 07:40 PM
E36 Phantom's Avatar
E36 Phantom E36 Phantom is offline
I Am The Machine
Location: Somewhere Between The Valley & The Bay
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 20,930
Mein Auto: Dreier, Fünfer & Siebener
Originally Posted by 1Dreamer View Post
It's great that you can take the train. Wondering what the cost is compared to gas? The train didn't used to be much of a savings - except saving on the nerves and stress. Now that gas is $5, it may be a deal.
Well for the last two months I've been commuting in a 95 Land Rover Discovery which has a pushrod V8 designed in the 60s and the aerodynamics of a freight train, so from 4.2 to 5 is nearly $150/month more to me and would push my monthly gas to about $740 for commuting alone (and not counting my wife).

Contrast to the train at $180/mo plus I'll full up twice a month for another $180 and I'm cutting commute costs more than in half. Also, I'm actually saving myself time on the am commute and was so much more productive at work and relaxed at home.

The ACE train is a great system, very clean and comfortable and a friendly atmosphere. I wish I'd done this two years ago.

Sent from my LG Revolution 4G using BimmerApp
// Chad //
// 2006 BMW 330i Sport 6MT // 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid //
// 1997 Range Rover 4.0 // 1994 Range Rover Classic //
// 1997 Land Rover Discovery // 1998 Land Rover Discovery //
// 2009 Kawasaki Concours 14 // 2006 Kawasaki Ninja 250 //
// 1999 Chevy Tahoe //
Ok...this is getting ridiculous. Someone come buy a few of these things.

Originally Posted by SlimKlim View Post
You're a derbanana
Reply With Quote