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Re: Petrol rip off

To: "mg's" <>
Subject: Re: Petrol rip off
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 20:16:56 -0700
Really, folks, you're just going to have to resign yourselves to giving 
up lead. Period. No democratic government on earth is going to allow the 
widespread emission of a substance that potentially lowers the IQs of 
children. It has just taken some of them longer than others to ban it. 
You can draw your own conclusions about cause and effect.

Eric Erickson had this to say:
>But of course I live a few miles up the road from Scotty and pay more
>than 30c per litre over that price ... based on the
>3.6-litres-per-US-gallon calculation by Ross, I think this makes me
>certifiable compared to what you are paying Stateside.
>Of course I am a lead advocate and the $1.10 per litre price that bugs
>everyone except me is for 100 octane AvGas (as has been mentioned before
>it smells nicer, but that *really* isn't my major reason for using the
>So now we need the Canadian and European experiences to find out where
>we all need to live if we really want to DRIVE our cars (and want to be
>able to afford to do so).
>Maybe we could post a weekly rundown of petrol prices (if you say 'gas'
>here people think you are referring to LPG) around the world - or point
>us to a website of same.
>'68MGB MkII


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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