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Old 08-31-2005, 06:38 PM   #41
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Well, you guys are making me count my blessings now...hasn't broke $3/gal for prem here yet.....yet....
it has here. i have seen the most diversity now in las cruces then i ever have. the prices ranged from $2.52 for 86 <yeah i hit it, am gonna regret it too> to $2.89 <$3.09 for premium>. i even observed a station changing their prices as i drove by.
Well, I haven't been out yet today. Very well could have broke $3/gal here now.

Completely and utterly unnecessary. Soon driving will be a privilege for only the middle to upper class.
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Old 08-31-2005, 07:18 PM   #42
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Time for everyone to call the reps and senators to repeal all gas taxes, repeal all blending regulations, and call for the immediate construction of refinery plants. We don't have a supply problem here, we have a distribution and refinery problem. The problem isn't OPEC, it'* the militant environmental leftist tree huggers, and their ability to get the government to strangle the life blood of our economy.
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Old 08-31-2005, 09:13 PM   #43
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You nailed it Sonoma.

GasBuddy.com is your friend. There'* still gas in Lake Zurich being sold for $2.75 (of course with all the traffic and road construction who'* crazy enough to go to Lake Zurich? Cheap Gas is the only good reason!)
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Old 08-31-2005, 11:10 PM   #44
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i filled up at 3.19 and $20 got me 6.2 gal. but i avg 22 gal and thats mostly city and thats also having "fun" too. i think 22mpg isnt bad for a big car.
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i never have a fillup over 20....i never let the car get below half, even 3/4 sometimes
Why!?!?! You realize the extra 100lbs on avg you carry around is hurting fuel economy...

EDIT: It probably was around 13 gallons. I had 1/8th or so on the gauge when i left that morning on my errands. Thank god i only have to drive to work occasionally.
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i never have a fillup over 20....i never let the car get below half, even 3/4 sometimes
Why!?!?! You realize the extra 100lbs on avg you carry around is hurting fuel economy...

EDIT: It probably was around 13 gallons. I had 1/8th or so on the gauge when i left that morning on my errands. Thank god i only have to drive to work occasionally.
He probably likes the fuel pump cooling effect. 100lbs doesn't mean jack to fuel economy. I drove 400 miles with my car fully loaded, i'm guessing 800 - 1000lbs and only got .6 less than the previous tank. (both highway though....city would mean more)
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OK it'* getting out of control. I called home (travel all week) and 93 octane just hit $3.60 (unheard of for us) and the news is stating that the gas stations are running out of fuel. All those idiots back home in WV ran to the gas station when prices jumped and filled every can they have. The best part, I am in DC and have to fill up in the morning. I didn't even bother checking the prices tonight, wanted to sleep good. I can only imagine where it'* headed out west. I heard that some Atlanta news reports are saying something about a pipeline down south? Seems like there is a different story everywhere. Makes me wish I was an oil magnate. Hmmmmmm, might be a good time to buy some heating oil futures.
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i filled up at 3.19 and $20 got me 6.2 gal. but i avg 22 gal and thats mostly city and thats also having "fun" too. i think 22mpg isnt bad for a big car.

22 in city driving is not bad at all......

I get 17-18 for my city driving and thats everyday.
the trip to Bills house for NEBF I ended up with 26 mpg. not to mention driving
80 mph is so much better than.....
. vrooom red light. vrooom red light. vrooom red light
I wish I could get 22 for city
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Old 09-01-2005, 06:34 PM   #49
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OK so here goes. I paid 90.00 to fill my Denali (it gets 11 MPG), 50.00 to fill the Bonneville (Mostly Avg 14.5 MPG), And I paid 15.00 to fill my Honda VTX VTwin (usally gets 30 MPG). And you know what I Don't Care!!!!!!! And when I upgrade my MODS, I won't care if I get 6 MPG.

But my wife cares alot!!!
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But my wife cares alot!!!
Aye, there'* the rub!
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