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Are gas prices killing you when you fill up your truck?

Holy shiz, Batman! My new truck is expensive to run.

I'm going to sell my truck and get a Toyota Prius instead.
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i try not to look at the pump after i fill it up and just imagine it only cost $20 to fill it
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my truck isnt too bad, but its pretty much stock untill i get my tires in a couple days then ill prob. say its bad after that, and gas is way too expensive..$30 gives me a half tank 20 used to
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ive stopped filling it the whole way ha. doesnt benefit me at all because i fill up more but its all mental. once i started hitting 50$ i said forget it
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I just don't care. I have to fill it. I drive 60 miles round trip to school/work every day, so I got through alot of gas. I was just happy my last tank got 15.85 mpg with my 302.
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lol....yeah it sucks...try fillin up every 3 days...not fun
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uh yea.

$52 bucks when it was 2.99 now its 3.09 and 3.13
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i get 160 miles if im lucky...

11.8 mpg was the last fill up and that was babying the truck most of the time
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Nope I love my 2.3

28 mpg hahaha sucks for you guys
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I think I got just under 18mpg on my last tank of gas and it cost $59 last time I filled up from empty.
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i try not to look at the pump after i fill it up and just imagine it only cost $20 to fill it
haha

I just use my debit card, pump until it's full, and decline the receipt. It's free as far as I know
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i just burned up $100 bill last fill up, i put $54.00 in the truck, and the rest in the vette


i'm feeling the crunch
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I was paying more for gas 5 year's ago than i am now, it's no biggie.
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I just use my debit card, pump until it's full, and decline the receipt. It's free as far as I know
That plan sounds good to me
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Try driving a 75 Cadillac that requires 90 octane + and has a 30 gallon tank. I think I put 97 dollars in there last week. The only good part is it will last me at least a month as I drive 2 miles a day.

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I saw on the news where someone sucked ALOT of gas out of the tank at a gas station somewhere around here. I am talking like 1000 bucks worth of gas! Right out of the ground.
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it cost anywhere around 70-80 bucks to fill up my chevy...
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uh yea.

$52 bucks when it was 2.99 now its 3.09 and 3.13
WOW $3.13. We've been pay $3.68 for the last week. That's for 87 octane. For 91 octane (the highest we can get here in Calif.) it's almost $4. Can't wait to see what a fill up on my Winnebago will run when we leave for our annual summer get away next month. $225-250 per fill up. In 2005 we spent $600 one day for gas. Can see that happening again easily. Ouch.
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My friend (a Chevy guy) has a 91 GMC 1500. Into it he plans to install a 383 stroker with a super charger running a modest 6lbs boost (versus the 26 it CAN do). He will take the good running 350 from it and may plan to drop it into his beater S-10 he picked up for $450. Over in the corner of his garage, covered in tarps and whatnot sits a 460 pulled from a full size 350 or something.

Here's the kicker...

Calls me up the other day and says: "Ya know, I think I want to build an electric car. These gas prices are killing me."

...... uhhhh.... yeah.


Oh well. I chose to go with the 4.0 and love it. If gas prices get higher I will buy a scooter to do errands and go back and forth to work if need be. (8-10 mies each way with the fastest 'legal' speed of 45.)

Just my $0.02,
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Prices aint hurting yet, past 2 weeks my mom fills up the tank, but thats after I bring home 400lbs of topsoil.. $10 top soil vs $45 for a full tank, Ill buy the soil!
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Ugg, getting close to $60 bucks to fill my tank. Lasts about a week and a half and im getting 17mpg.. on a 4 banger. Id rather have the 3.0 or 4.0 at this rate...
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well lets see, the cavy has somewhere around a 15 gallon tank. so costs me somewhere in the 50 range to fill up. then i got about 420 miles on my last tank thanks to the 5 speed. and thats maybe 40 highway/60 city. soooooooooo im doing ok. haha
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Ugg, getting close to $60 bucks to fill my tank. Lasts about a week and a half and im getting 17mpg.. on a 4 banger. Id rather have the 3.0 or 4.0 at this rate...
your an extended cab.. with a 4banger.. I get 19 with 31"s but Im a reg cab
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it cost $80 today to fill up the benz... 4.00 a gallon for diesel sucks but it does get 30+mpg and i think the last time i filled it up was Christmas
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