Welch says “we’re gonna sit on the sidelines for now”

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  1. Skinnytrucker

    Skinnytrucker Active Member

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  2. Wrench97

    Wrench97 Well-Known Member

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    At this point that is a good decision too many unknowns, I remember the CNG experiment in the city ops out of 211 years ago drive them out in the morning tow them back out of fuel in the afternoon.................................
     
  3. wongway

    wongway -15% Pay , Never forget

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    Don't think they would work very well in -20 below weather and pulling 80-K load up & down hills ?
     
  4. jimmy g

    jimmy g Kook AD-FREE USER

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    The Driver is Supposed to only use 85% of the heater, 85% of the headlights, and only 85% of the radio... you save 15% of the energy.
     
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  5. Elwood

    Elwood Question Authority

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    I’m sure, if Elon were to incorporate an onboard diesel locomotive type generator, any power loss issues could be easily overcome.
     
  6. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Elon says these units will be operated only between Miami and Key West,according to the National Weather Service
    less than 15% of the days each year fall below -20 in this area.
     
  7. Elwood

    Elwood Question Authority

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    Tent camping on Marathon, cheap and fun on spring break. Spear fishing all we could eat.
    Cruising the ‘old’ road.

    Dang!
     
  8. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    Just south of Jimmy's place, " Its 5 0' clock somewhere"
     
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    Elwood Question Authority

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  10. Keepingon

    Keepingon Well-Known Member

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    I like the Tesla semi I Also like the Tesla car but since they have horror stories trying to produce the car I’m skeptical about the production of the Semi.
     
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  11. Local_Driver

    Local_Driver Pyle People deliver

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  12. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Owner of Patel Hat And Canvas LLC.

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    Wonder what this things empty weight is? Gotta believe there will be more than 6, 12 volts wired in series? Maybe we could start chance board, and everyone can put in their guess weight. I will go with 20,000lbs.
     
  13. 00mustang

    00mustang ON THE ROAD IN THE WAY @61.97

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    Is that with you wong and BD inthe cab with ya or not, Details needed before my guesss
     
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  14. twisted-hippie

    twisted-hippie Why do we park in driveways & drive on parkways?

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    Twin engines :smilie93c peelout::smilie93c peelout:
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  15. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Owner of Patel Hat And Canvas LLC.

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    That's with all of us. But if Big Dave leaves his hat at home, it would weigh 15 percent less. So 17,000 without the hat. But we all know that won't happen. Dave will just have to get out of the truck when we hit a weigh station.
     
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  16. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    I think this unit has a Stealth Mode, you can slide right past the scales. ( could be an option)
     
  17. mysticobra

    mysticobra Just here.

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    Gonna sit out everything until 2020.
    :17142:
     
  18. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    BRG, before Coop Dispatch
    Where is Mud's pumpkin?
     
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  19. mysticobra

    mysticobra Just here.

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    Now you couldn't find two trailers and a tractor to match!
    Mutts.
     
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  20. twisted-hippie

    twisted-hippie Why do we park in driveways & drive on parkways?

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    Is this it? :woot2:
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