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Old 09-19-2013, 10:29 PM
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While we wait, here's an interesting article on the Chevy Cruise Diesel getting 58 mpg with an EPA Hwy rating of 46. Granted the driver drove 5mph under to gain 25% over EPA. The driver operated at the speed limit on the return trip and achieved 11% better than rated.

http://m.digitaltrends.com/cars/the-...b20-biodiesel/

Based on the fact that the Cruze uses a VM 2.0 CRD designed motor with similar tech to the VM 3.0 CRD, we could possibly deliver 31 to 35 mpg Hwy in our GC's if we try.

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Old 09-20-2013, 12:57 AM
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Gut feeling we are going to start seeing movement.
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Gut feeling we are going to start seeing movement.
Is that of the CRD's or over smelly movements.... did you have spag bol for dinner
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Is that of the CRD's or over smelly movements.... did you have spag bol for dinner
What's wrong with spag bol? My favourite... as is the CRD!
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What's wrong with spag bol? My favourite... as is the CRD!
And like a CRD ... it should be made quickly and left to simmer to surpass the eaters (owner for CRD) wildest expectations
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Is your Spider-Man sense telling you that?
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Re: 2014 diesel production

I was awake at 3:01am to order my new iPhone... They are not going to ship that until October also. Jeep or iPhone which will get here first?
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Is that of the CRD's or over smelly movements.... did you have spag bol for dinner
I didn't know what "Spag bol" was, so I looked it up. One of the definitions in the Urban Dictionary made me gag. Don't read it if you like the stuff. You may never be able to eat it again after reading it. Apparently spag bol is a term used mostly in Commonwealth countries, (e.g. UK, Australia, etc.), for "spaghetti bolognese".
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I was awake at 3:01am to order my new iPhone... They are not going to ship that until October also. Jeep or iPhone which will get here first?
Iphone.

We have similar scheduled delivery dates, but I bet they are at least two weeks later. Jeep will probably do some sort of media campaign.

Apple on the otherhand needs them in the hands of users to build hype...and it is just as easy to buy a samsung. Delays truly can be missed sales.
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I didn't know what "Spag bol" was, so I looked it up. One of the definitions in the Urban Dictionary made me gag. Don't read it if you like the stuff. You may never be able to eat it again after reading it. Apparently spag bol is a term used mostly in Commonwealth countries, (e.g. UK, Australia, etc.), for "spaghetti bolognese".

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Is that of the CRD's or over smelly movements.... did you have spag bol for dinner
No nasty dinner last night. Just figured that the diesels have to start moving soon if I am going to win the diesel delivery contest
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