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Good idea....the tires did have nitrogen in them to begin with....if that is what the green cap means. Since then they have been refilled with air several times, so not much nitro left.I can guarantee they have 78% nitrogen in them.
...but am being seduced by their shininess,...That gave me my morning laugh. That's great personificiation of car's appeal to us guys.
roadburner said:I may yet have another punch; some of the lease deals for BMW employees are just crazy cheap...
19.99 for 24 hours. But $.59/mile. Good thing it is close. Should not be more than 20, tops. So probably have to throw in 2 gallons of gas too. And I wimped out and took the $10 for CDW protection. so total, somewhere between $40 and $50 to save me a ton of hassle, time and banging up the RDX.The mileage charge for the UHaul is deceiving. The low $19 per diem carries the high mile charge. But the charge switches over at 100 miles to $.29/mi, IIRC. But the per day goes to $59? For longer hauls that means the mileage charge does not overwhelm you. E.g., moving Imid, Jr., from his alma mater to a new apartment was about 190 miles total. But the charge was only in the $150 range or so. I was clued into this because one of the scout troop parents was manager when I did a first rental to move Jr between apartments in Columbus.
I have my own hand truck at least to bring!
On the driving characteristics of rentals, I had an Econoline van, then a short box van with the "Mom's attic" over the passenger cab. Box van did NOT have CRUISE CONTROL on the Ford. Both Fords drove like, well, much bigger trucks with a rough ride and poor straightline control, even the Econoline type van.
Last rental was at a local hardware store which had the regular vans without the box. They had a Ford and GMC. I specifically asked for the GMC. It was like driving a much smoother vehicle, loaded or unloaded. To me it was like going from a Forte where every bump was amplified to a Buick with good shocks engineered for that vehicle.
The GMC got better gas mileage on the regular vans. The box van was dismal on fuel with no cruise control. The company, UHaul, explanation was they didn't want people to fall asleep so they omitted cruise control.
Don't know about my tires but my eye pressure is good.
I can hear the infomercials on TV and late night radio now: "Use our N_eye_trogen in your eyes
to help keep the pressure up. Call 1-800-got-eyes now and get double the number of
bottles for only a small extra shipping and handling charge. 1-800-got-eyes. 1-800-got-eyes."
"Call now. Don't settle for imposter molecules."