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Old 04-28-2006, 10:01 AM   #21
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I dont really get that good of gas mileage come to think of it.
Give your self a full tuneup then run premium....you'll be surprised
He won't get good mileage though...most likely he'* got a foot disease like most of us here.
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I dont really get that good of gas mileage come to think of it.
Give your self a full tuneup then run premium....you'll be surprised
He won't get good mileage though...most likely he'* got a foot disease like most of us here.
LOL.......
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Guys...this should clear this up:

Average miles per year: 15,000
Average MPG (conservative est.): 25
Average price delta for Premium: $0.20
Gallons used for 15,000 miles of driving: approx. 600
PER YEAR COST OF RUNNING PREMIUM OVER REGULAR: $120

That is a tiny number! Most of you spend more than that on beer in a month. I am blessed to live near a shell that has "super tuesdays" and takes 6 cents off per gallon of premium when you fill up on tuesdays. so my cost is even less. stop risking your car and just put premium in for crying out loud!
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Guys...this should clear this up:

Average miles per year: 15,000
Average MPG (conservative est.): 25
Average price delta for Premium: $0.20
Gallons used for 15,000 miles of driving: approx. 600
PER YEAR COST OF RUNNING PREMIUM OVER REGULAR: $120

That is a tiny number! Most of you spend more than that on beer in a month. I am blessed to live near a shell that has "super tuesdays" and takes 6 cents off per gallon of premium when you fill up on tuesdays. so my cost is even less. stop risking your car and just put premium in for crying out loud!
I wish I had a Shell near me. My SSEI loves 93 V-Power, but I have to drive 70 - 90 miles one way to get to it. Have to plan my driving around getting to one of those 2 stations.
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Guys...this should clear this up:

Average miles per year: 15,000
Average MPG (conservative est.): 25
Average price delta for Premium: $0.20
Gallons used for 15,000 miles of driving: approx. 600
PER YEAR COST OF RUNNING PREMIUM OVER REGULAR: $120

That is a tiny number! Most of you spend more than that on beer in a month. I am blessed to live near a shell that has "super tuesdays" and takes 6 cents off per gallon of premium when you fill up on tuesdays. so my cost is even less. stop risking your car and just put premium in for crying out loud!
seriously, i try to plan my fill ups around tuesdays...6 cents adds up over time. and i out nearly 30k on my car every year..so the dollar amounts for me are double what i listed above. still a pittance...compared to other things we buy.
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I dont really get that good of gas mileage come to think of it.
Give your self a full tuneup then run premium....you'll be surprised
He won't get good mileage though...most likely he'* got a foot disease like most of us here.
Your right. Im always talking about mashing the pedal down, but I tell you I catch myself when driving home from work. I start to mash down the pedal and then remember gee gas is so high and I dont get a paycheck for another week so I say to myself "lighten up dummy" but I just scored $50 bux so now I can do the Bonne Mash some more
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but I just scored $50 bux so now I can do the Bonne Mash some more
Or save for the impending transmission you'll need soon.
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Shell gasoline in the past has caused issues with GM fuel sending units. More than once. It'* caused by an additive that they use occasionally. I won't run Shell in either of my cars.
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We will not run Shell fuel in Bone Evil, only Chevron. And yes we only put the highest octane in her as well. That was one of the first things that PDad taught me about the car. Plus of course only the best for my beauty
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i usually use marathon 93...but on tuesdays....super tuesdays....it'* shell all the way...
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