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    What are you paying for gas in your area?

    I'm amazed at the way the price of gas has dropped in the past couple of months. Drivers were fighting at the pumps to buy gas at $4.10 a gallon 2 months ago and today some stations in this area were selling it for $1.34 to $1.39 a gallon.
    Is it possible that gas could drop below $1.00 a gallon?

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    Right now it's about $1.67 - $1.75. It's really nice to throw $20 in and get over 10 gallons. I took my Tahoe in and told them to put $30 in...I got change because it filled it. That was weird.
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    $1.57 today. In days prior it has been 1.63, 1.68, 1.73, 1.78....keeps dropping. Me likey.
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    $2.11 a gallon for 87 unleaded.

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    $1.87 but it always higher here than elsewhere.


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    1.67 here today. I like it cause i can fill my truck for less then 60$ finally.

    Do i think it'll go under a dollar? Maybe in some places. Maybe even here, but I'm not holding my breath.
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    Prices are ranging from $1.48 to $1.62 in my area, from what I've seen.

    Nah... no price fixing or price gouging in the gasoline industry...
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    I payed $2.29 this morning (diesel). The good news is with my slow driving, coasting down hills etc, I got 330 miles out of 11 gallons with my old beat up Ford F-250 4X4
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    That's pretty good for a full size diesel Pickup, and 4x4 at that. Is this common? If my math serves me right, thats 33 miles to the gallon.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    That's pretty good for a full size diesel Pickup, and 4x4 at that. Is this common? If my math serves me right, thats 33 miles to the gallon.
    It happens, our old Dodge used to get 28 mpg and that was an automatic (those normally get worst mileage). My trucks are usually manuals so I can control what rpms I shift at, I can coast easily, etc. I usually shift at 1500 rpms usually and at night when no one is on the freeway I drive 40-45mph, just cause it causes such an increase in mileage. Remember this old truck has almost 500,000 miles on it so I take it easy with it.
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    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

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    I have been told that 300,000 miles is nothing for a diesel. Its like catching a second wind. 100,000 is like just breaking in. Sometimes the body falls apart before the engine, or running gear does.


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    $1.59 at the stop & rob at the end of my street.

    Edit - I paid $1.53 this morning at the local SuperAmerica.
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    1.61 here when I filled my tank last week.




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    $1.40 regular at Walmart with a Walmart Cashcard for my Mustang, Caddy and Pick-um-up truck. All others in the area are 1.43 regular, and about 20 cents more for the Beemer.

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    Lets enjoy while we can. OPEC wants higer prices for oil so they are supposedly going to cut production to tighten supplies which will increase prices... Again,,, I hate those people
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    $1.56 FOR 87.

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    $1.53..........I got this new app for my iphone. It gives you the price of fuel at all the stations/stores that sell fuel, wherever you are, very handy it is..................
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    It's around $1.60 where I am. Don't get used to it though, it's going to go back up here soon...
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