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Be ready - here in Houston, it was $2.54 for 87 octane Monday morning, it jumped to $2.79 that afternoon. Almost all the stations have matched that as of yesterday.

The same station that jumped first on Monday is now $3.51 for 87, and $3.99 for 93.....I would expect $4 a gallon for 87 octane by next weekend.
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im looking for a more gas ecomical vehicle as we speak. Im leaning towards a ford focus or a honda hybrid or toyota hybrid. 70mpg sounds nice
Good luck w/ that. Both the Hondas and the Toyotas are in pretty short supply up this way, on account of huge popularity. There is a huge waiting list for a new Toyota. My GF got one helluva deal to get out of her Prius.. and I honestly think she got took. ... And w/ this price hike things are only going to get worse!

Besides, you'll never get 70 MPG out of them anyhow. You MIGHT get in the 60 MPG range w/ the Honda Insight, which is the smallest of the lot, and strictly a two seater. The Civic and Prius both see mileage in the 40's, depending on driving habits and terrain. My GF's lifetime average (across 2 years and 45k miles) was about 45-46 MPG.
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Besides, you'll never get 70 MPG out of them anyhow. You MIGHT get in the 60 MPG range w/ the Honda Insight, which is the smallest of the lot, and strictly a two seater. The Civic and Prius both see mileage in the 40's, depending on driving habits and terrain. My GF's lifetime average (across 2 years and 45k miles) was about 45-46 MPG.

Hey man, if i got 40-46 mpg i would be VERY happy. thats more than double what i get now.


and as for gas prices here. I just payed 2.81 here and the guys were getting ready to change the price as i filled up. I also filled a few gas cans for myself and will be gaurding them with my life........so if you come to get them ill kill you

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i just filled up for 2.79, going over $3.00 tomorow
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Hey man, if i got 40-46 mpg i would be VERY happy. thats more than double what i get now.
Oh no argument, me too.. but there seems to be this mis-conception that hybrids get 70+ MPG.. and that just ain't so!

Especially w/ the Honda system (electric assist to a gasoline engine) the hybrid tech only seems to yeild a ~30% improvment.

Although 30% is a helluva lot better than 0%!
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in sc we are running out of gas it has been goin up about 10 cent every hour
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Oh no argument, me too.. but there seems to be this mis-conception that hybrids get 70+ MPG.. and that just ain't so!

Especially w/ the Honda system (electric assist to a gasoline engine) the hybrid tech only seems to yeild a ~30% improvment.

Although 30% is a helluva lot better than 0%!

Yeah i would love 40-46 MPG.

Im considering buying a $hitty old honda or some poo bucket to get me around town w/awesome gas mileage.

Im not gonna be buying anything new but when i get my new truck here in the next 6 months i will def. have a beater for my daily driver. Who knows, if gas prices get high enough i wont be driving anything anywhere......

CJ

PS - if gas prices get high enough i might give leo a run for his money with post count!
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gas here jumped up to 289 and they say theyre running out of regular, will mid grade cause problems to the truck?
no
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Atltanta in some places is over $5 a gallon.
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i just paid $2.65 for 87 octane...

the owner said it will be to $3.65 later tonight...
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in newport news its 3.25 for regular
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what we are also going to see is increased energy bills..

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that will suck.
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dang, this stinks.... I start college next week and im commuting 40 miles one way to school
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I paid 3.09 tonight for 87 and boy did that hurt. Most places are 3.19.
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Just out of curiousity, whats a web site that i can check local gas prices?
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$2.76 a gallon...
owell ... its only money!!




































































yeah right! i dont have much...lol
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i just paid 2.79 but other places that were across town was at 2.99


*runs to basement, cleans off bike*
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just paid 3.53 here in griffin ga heres a pic my mom took on mt zion blvd i think they have bumped their heads big time
if this keeps it up i will be making the 9 mile trip to work on a bike get some weight off but this sux not only because of te prices my ranger currently gets 9mpg
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^^^^^^

THAT IS CRAZZZZZZZZZY! This morning ours went from 2.29 to 2.99...sucks.
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paid 2.89 here, already got the bike out and pumped up the tires.. how many are boycotting gas on Sept. 1st? I heard something about a boycott..
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boycottin aint gonna do shyt...
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i am getting my bike this weekend...

thing is, it is so hot!

so, i am gonna start riding my bike when it gets cooler...
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just paid 2.87 for regular...its supposed to be up to 3.09 tomarrow at a minimum
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i know i just heard about it, just wonder if anybody else had..
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