AAahhh..... BUT...you're forgetting the differences
in today's gasolines (as compared to when these cars were built)
With more of the longer carbon chains then before the fuels
burn more readily with less by products then before.
My current '73 BGT (as well as my '75 Spitfire) passes Maryland
emissions testing with none or the 'dated' emissions stuff installed.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles & Peggy Robinson" <email@example.com>
Cc: <Pointparty@aol.com>; "Rocky Frisco" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 9:43 PM
Subject: Re: Petrol pricing - plain and simple!
> Well, now that ya mention it, there's more to it than gas mileage. How
> often do you see a guy brag about his "desmogged" "7X mgb? It seems
> that everyone thinks his B will run better with the smog equipment
> removed than it did before. Also, to justify himself, he talks about
> things like "the CA smog police."
> Well, we all know that it won't run "feelable" better. But we all
> want to thumb our noses at the "smog police" , as if it somehow
> justifies our knowingly driving cars that are known polluters.
> I know: "Well it's just us few." Riigghhhtt! Let''s face some
> facts folks, who and what we are.
> Air polluting '69 MGB.
> email@example.com wrote:
> > Well heck... if you're driving an LBC....
> > odds are you're getting better mileage than the
> > 'average' vehicle on the road these days.
> > With all the SUV's dragging down the 'average'
> > we ARE already doing our part to conserve
> > energy!
> > Paul Tegler
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
> > www.teglerizer.com
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <Pointparty@aol.com>
> > To: "Rocky Frisco" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
> > <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 6:42 PM
> > Subject: Re: Petrol pricing
> >>Just could not let this slide without adding my .02.
> >>The case for energy efficient transportation and lessen dependency on
> > fossil fuel is socially responsible and makes good sense long term. We
> > should think beyond the short term and the short term economic benefit.
> > Ultimately gasoline is priced by deals governments make, taxes and the
> > of supply and demand. Said another way, anytime big business and big
> > governments sleep together, Joe sixpack is getting screwed.
> >>Finally, to Rmort in Eretz Yisroel, the nation went where it was told.
> > And we do not choose our enemies!
> >>....mel 71mgbgt regular driver