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Old 02-07-2008, 12:34 PM   #1
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The state of Washington has a proposal in their legislation to discourage large engines, encourage folks to go with the electric vehicles, to help fight global warming. There will be an annual fee assessed on the vehicles per the engine size. It is Bill 6900. This is in addition to the regular annual fees. Below is the engine size and annual fee. Remember, this is in addition to sales tax, property tax, registration, etc.

Engine Size (liters) Rate Schedule
Up to 1.9 $0
2.0 - 2.9 $70
3.0 - 3.9 $225
4.0 - 4.9 $275
5.0 - 5.9 $325
6.0 - 7.9 $400
8.0 or over $600

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Old 02-07-2008, 12:38 PM   #2
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i think thats retarded

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Old 02-07-2008, 01:39 PM   #3
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Old 02-07-2008, 03:28 PM   #4
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DAMN thats alot, i know some people where that would be more than their cars/trucks are worth

specificly my friend with an old beat up caddy, and a few that have big old trucks
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Old 02-07-2008, 03:33 PM   #5
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I think I would move out of state..... I can run anything I want in PA as long as it passes safety inspection ($45/year).

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Old 02-07-2008, 05:28 PM   #6
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i'd be gone so fast it'd make your head spin. down here in GA we dont have to have any kind of inspection. its basically run what ya brung.
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Old 02-07-2008, 08:13 PM   #7
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Idiots wrote that proposal...we have a 6.8 that gets better milage than my 4.0!
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Old 02-07-2008, 10:50 PM   #8
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Makes me glad the bug has a 1.8 turbo!
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Old 02-08-2008, 04:09 AM   #9
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Makes me glad the bug has a 1.8 turbo!
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Old 02-08-2008, 07:53 AM   #10
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This law is a just bad idea altogether... but if they absolutley must make it go, make it based on fuel mileage not engine size or raise teh tax on fuel .02 or something... those who use teh gas most should pay not those who own a motorhome with a trirton v-10 that they use twice a year..

but again.. stupid idea in its entireity anyway.

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