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stop n go

Discussion in 'Test Post Forum' started by Yzal, Jan 22, 2003.



  1. gg

    0 vote(s)
  2. gg

    1 vote(s)
  1. Yzal

    Yzal Member
    from ND
    Messages: 46

    stop for 10 leave run

    stop for 10 shut down
  2. greenquestlawn

    greenquestlawn Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    I did not vote cause your poll just lists gg as both.

    When I was working for others they told us do not shut the truck down till you are done, it may not start again.

    Now it depends on where I am, if its a quick trip into a gas station, then I will leave it run, filling up with gas, usually shut off.
  3. ProSno

    ProSno Senior Member
    Messages: 257

    Huhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!! splain Lucy
  4. fordman

    fordman Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    I have a diesel so if I'm just stopping for 10 minutes or less I leave it running.

    Someone once complained to me about doing this. It was at one of the residentials I do. I had just finished plowing the driveway and left my truck idling in the street while I did some clean up with a shovel. Anyway this lady walks by and asked me if I had to leave my truck running because it was making a lot of polution. I replied by saying "no I don't have to but it's easier on my truck." The she replies by saying "well if you were a good citizen you would turn it off." Then she walked away. I managed to bite my tungue, but I was ready to give her a piece of my mind.(rich area and everyone is stuck up):realmad:
  5. BRL

    BRL PlowSite.com - Veteran
    Messages: 1,277

    No need to bite the toungue on that easy one. All you had to do was explain to her that leaving the truck run for a few minutes produces far less pollution than the process of starting up a diesel each time you need to get out of the truck. Educate the dummies of the world!!

    I only leave the truck running if I will be real close to it & can physically see it at all times. My first plow truck went up in flames during a 20 minute break once where the truck was in the parking lot of my apartment at the time, on the other side of the building. We were about 16" into a 28"-33" storm, so I figured I should leave it running to keep it warm & try to keep some of the snow from accumulating on the truck. Bad mistake that time.