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Old 11-04-2012, 09:35 AM
tgb1974 tgb1974 is offline
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Originally Posted by quackbury View Post
"Hitting it hard" has nothing to do with it. It takes a lot of energy to accelerate a 6,000 pound vehicle from a dead stop to 20 or 30 mph, a process which you are repeating over, and over, and over again.

It takes exponentially less energy to keep that same 6,000 pound vehicle rolling at 75 mph down I-80. Why should this be surprising? Did someone tell you that diesel repealed Newton's Laws?

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No, prick, no one ever told me that. Perhaps if you weren't such a loser (judging from your 3,483 posts on this board) you could have provided some helpful information instead of just being a dick.
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