B.C. by Mastroianni and Hart

B.C.

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  1. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 2 years ago

    Just don’t put regular gas in it. In my cab driving days, I gave a ride to a lady whose husband had fueled his diesel engine car with regular gasoline.
    I also once tried to fuel the cab, and wondering why the nozzle wouldn’t fit… then realized it was a diesel pump.
    Apparently, you can put diesel in a regular car and it will run … but not vice versa.

  2. hawgowar

    hawgowar said, over 2 years ago

    Actually., vice verse. Military truck engines are multi-fuel diesels. Put diesel in your gasoline engine and it means a complete overhaul.

  3. Major_JF

    Major_JF said, over 2 years ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    It has to do with the ignition points of each fuel. Diesel has a lower ignition point but tends to run slightly dirtier. So, gas in a diesel never gets hot enough to ignite (no spark plugs) and diesel in the gas engine will clog things up after a bit.

  4. tammyspeakslife

    tammyspeakslife GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Next he’ll have to invent boots to prevent those nasty exhaust pipe burns

  5. Cooncat

    Cooncat said, over 2 years ago

    What’s a 6 letter word for an anti-theft automobile device??



    D-I-E-S-E-L (diesel)

  6. stillwaterart

    stillwaterart said, over 2 years ago

    In reality, diesel in a gas engine will run sluggishly as long as gas is present in fuel. No real damage, no power, hard to or won’t start.
    Gas in diesel, can cause major damage. burns too hot, pre ignition damage, burned valves etc.
    Military multi fuel engines were meant to “temporarily” run on gas. Continued use would also cause damage.

  7. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, over 2 years ago

    @Cooncat

    No, try M-A-N-U-A-L. Many car thieves can’t drive stick shift!

  8. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, over 2 years ago

    Volkswagen’s TDI (clean diesel) approaches the performance and emissions as a gasoline engine. Unfortunately, due to the harsh winter here in the Mid-Atlantic, diesel prices have shot up 40¢/gallon in the past month!
    It was $3.999/gallon in the Hershey, PA area in December. It’s now $4.399/gallon.

  9. WCLamb

    WCLamb said, over 2 years ago

    @Ashburn Stadium…
    Gasoline doesn’t compete with heating oil like diesel fuel does. What you see is “market pricing” when demand outstrips supply. People need to keep warm in their homes, more than they need to drive their cars and trucks.

    We’ll all end up paying more, since the trucking industry has to recover their increased costs. Can’t win.

    Just watch and see how far the price drops after the winter is over (not much).

    The economics don’t leave ANY advantage for a diesel over a gasoline engine any more. You can’t ever recoup the extra expense of the purchase — not in fuel savings.

  10. iangoodson

    iangoodson said, over 2 years ago

    Over here in the UK my diesel’s performance matches petrol (gas) engines. Gas is LPG and hard to find. Diesel is more economical to run, greater mpg, so when the Labour Chancellor realised that people were switching to diesel, he slammed tax on it so that it was more expensive than petrol. No subsequent chancellor has changed this, not even the current Conservative ( in name only) one.

    And don’t put petrol in a diesel engine, it can be rescued but it never quite the same again!

  11. rick scott

    rick scott GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Yet another ignorant ’toon by M and H. How many “hillbillys” have diesel cars or trucks? If they mean over the road truckers, They are biting the hand that feeds them.

  12. roxxitt2yaaa

    roxxitt2yaaa said, over 2 years ago

    I like to do that to tailgaters!

  13. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, over 2 years ago

    @roxxitt2yaaa

    Better a tailgator than no Gator at all…

  14. Vegas Viper

    Vegas Viper said, over 2 years ago

    He can’t be a hillbilly, he has all his teeth.

  15. sueamarlucan

    sueamarlucan said, over 2 years ago

    The hillbilly that will shovel you off the road after you exhaust all your feeble attempts to live off the land without us showing you how. Good luck getting Al Gore to share his part of the carbon credits he buys up like chicklets to show how good a liberal progressive global warming ecologist he is.

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