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Filled up with 93 octane today for 3.46 per gallon. Off to burn 45-50 gallons of it....
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3.09 here
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Lowest to highest US gas price as of TODAY/12-29-10

Idaho Falls, ID ( $2:48 ) " LOWEST"

National Average ( $3:03 )

Hana,HI ( $4.49 ) "HIGHEST"
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$3.27 last night at a Shell near my house, they keep blaming it on 3rd world countries!!!! They are emerging from third world poverty and now can afford diesel and unleaded fuel...WTF ...they can't afford shoes, live in metal sheds , and **** in the water the drink....still.... Show me any news footage of someone pulling up to a gas pump anywhere in third world country. Its still the oil companies controlling the flow of oil . Our economy is still in the dumps from those crooks on Wall Street who tried to push off bad home loans on the stock market. I've heard as much as 10% unemployment that would lead me to believe that 10% less people can afford to by fuel. Supply is high and demand is low...so it should be falling gas prices..right??? If you believe this then you didn't pass Economics 101...If you loose it in one market you pass it to another. A pipe line burst somewhere, a storm shut down refining somewhere and the price rockets that hour. I've been driving for over 30 years and 30 years before that we were told the fossil fuel will someday dry up and we'd have to find other ways to get around. We're still getting the run around over what we would do with electric cars and public transportation or even bikes.... Oil is the key the evil in this story. We have 24/7 gas stations 12 or more pumps and you can't go 2 miles till you hit another intersection with 4 stations selling it for the same price...No competition between then anymore....its all price fixing if you ask me. Start this going. July 4th week.....no one buy any gasoline.....lets get our independence back from the oil companies for good. If we do something now it will have an effect on them for ever. Remember that so-called oil embargo of the early 70's gas was under a dollar a gallon and we we're lined up around the block to get 5 gallons. That should happen again, make Washington come to a halt. Record profits again even with that oils spill in the Gulf. That mean that the price of a barrel of oil has been
too high for too long...Profits in the "BILLIONS" above and beyond what the company need to stay in business. Don't buy any gas the week of The Fourt Of July or the tenth anniversary of 9-11-01. Pass it around...
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Well gas prices have went up 30 cents in the last week. Went from 2.69 for mid grade on the 22nd to 2.99 now.
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Kris.....watch out dude. Kevin is going to shut this thread down if you keep getting off topic. Now follow the rules and post a local price.......
It's all good talking about diesel. As least it's still about petrol lol. I just don't want it to turn into another shouting match thread about forced induction or some sh*t. Those thing get out of control.

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i'd be interested to know the price of E85, and to see if anyone here uses it, i've done very little research into it, beyond the fact that its almost moonshine, anyone care to enlighten me?
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yeah tell me about it. I get all excited about 15 too.

ah all good fun. i dont even pay attention. if i was worried about it i would ride my bike... aka pedal bike. lol
Must have had the wind at my back today, got 15mpg on the drive north, at 75mph almost the entire time!
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i'd be interested to know the price of E85, and to see if anyone here uses it, i've done very little research into it, beyond the fact that its almost moonshine, anyone care to enlighten me?
We just got a CNG/E85 station not too long ago here and the latest price update I could find (December 12) had E85 at $2.17 a gallon and $1.85 per GGE (gasoline gallon equivalent) for CNG. I don't really know a whole lot about either of the 2 but I heard recently that some of these researchers say that E85 is actually less efficient than gasoline. Don't know how true that is though. I do know that E85 does produce less power than gasoline.
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$3.27 last night at a Shell near my house, they keep blaming it on 3rd world countries!!!! They are emerging from third world poverty and now can afford diesel and unleaded fuel...WTF ...they can't afford shoes, live in metal sheds , and **** in the water the drink....still.... Show me any news footage of someone pulling up to a gas pump anywhere in third world country. Its still the oil companies controlling the flow of oil . Our economy is still in the dumps from those crooks on Wall Street who tried to push off bad home loans on the stock market. I've heard as much as 10% unemployment that would lead me to believe that 10% less people can afford to by fuel. Supply is high and demand is low...so it should be falling gas prices..right??? If you believe this then you didn't pass Economics 101...If you loose it in one market you pass it to another. A pipe line burst somewhere, a storm shut down refining somewhere and the price rockets that hour. I've been driving for over 30 years and 30 years before that we were told the fossil fuel will someday dry up and we'd have to find other ways to get around. We're still getting the run around over what we would do with electric cars and public transportation or even bikes.... Oil is the key the evil in this story. We have 24/7 gas stations 12 or more pumps and you can't go 2 miles till you hit another intersection with 4 stations selling it for the same price...No competition between then anymore....its all price fixing if you ask me. Start this going. July 4th week.....no one buy any gasoline.....lets get our independence back from the oil companies for good. If we do something now it will have an effect on them for ever. Remember that so-called oil embargo of the early 70's gas was under a dollar a gallon and we we're lined up around the block to get 5 gallons. That should happen again, make Washington come to a halt. Record profits again even with that oils spill in the Gulf. That mean that the price of a barrel of oil has been
too high for too long...Profits in the "BILLIONS" above and beyond what the company need to stay in business. Don't buy any gas the week of The Fourt Of July or the tenth anniversary of 9-11-01. Pass it around...
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I don't even want to begin on your "dont buy gas for a week". You're retarded, you'll just buy twice as much gas a week later, genius plan.
You're probably not buying gas while you're hiding in your tin foil covered shed, i'd assume.
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all that would do is make the gas stations raise it even more to cover their loss lmao

just paid $3.14 today here in oregon. it'll be pushin $3.40 at the coast this weekend guaranteed :(
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We just got a CNG/E85 station not too long ago here and the latest price update I could find (December 12) had E85 at $2.17 a gallon and $1.85 per GGE (gasoline gallon equivalent) for CNG. I don't really know a whole lot about either of the 2 but I heard recently that some of these researchers say that E85 is actually less efficient than gasoline. Don't know how true that is though. I do know that E85 does produce less power than gasoline.
e85 is a joke!

true more ethanol in the gas makes it run cleaner but drops gas mileage...which = more gas being used. which puts us back at square one lmao!

hawaii you can choose between ethanol blend or pure gas.
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I'm in Cali right now and I paid 3.5x per gallonk of gas. When I left Vegas a few days ago it was at 3.2x. And this is for premium.
I just left vegas yesterday and got it for $2.99. I'm back home in San Diego now and it is $3.40. Fu(k!
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$3.27 last night at a Shell near my house, they keep blaming it on 3rd world countries!!!! They are emerging from third world poverty and now can afford diesel and unleaded fuel...WTF ...they can't afford shoes, live in metal sheds , and **** in the water the drink....still.... Show me any news footage of someone pulling up to a gas pump anywhere in third world country. Its still the oil companies controlling the flow of oil . Our economy is still in the dumps from those crooks on Wall Street who tried to push off bad home loans on the stock market. I've heard as much as 10% unemployment that would lead me to believe that 10% less people can afford to by fuel. Supply is high and demand is low...so it should be falling gas prices..right??? If you believe this then you didn't pass Economics 101...If you loose it in one market you pass it to another. A pipe line burst somewhere, a storm shut down refining somewhere and the price rockets that hour. I've been driving for over 30 years and 30 years before that we were told the fossil fuel will someday dry up and we'd have to find other ways to get around. We're still getting the run around over what we would do with electric cars and public transportation or even bikes.... Oil is the key the evil in this story. We have 24/7 gas stations 12 or more pumps and you can't go 2 miles till you hit another intersection with 4 stations selling it for the same price...No competition between then anymore....its all price fixing if you ask me. Start this going. July 4th week.....no one buy any gasoline.....lets get our independence back from the oil companies for good. If we do something now it will have an effect on them for ever. Remember that so-called oil embargo of the early 70's gas was under a dollar a gallon and we we're lined up around the block to get 5 gallons. That should happen again, make Washington come to a halt. Record profits again even with that oils spill in the Gulf. That mean that the price of a barrel of oil has been
too high for too long...Profits in the "BILLIONS" above and beyond what the company need to stay in business. Don't buy any gas the week of The Fourt Of July or the tenth anniversary of 9-11-01. Pass it around...
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e85 is a joke!

true more ethanol in the gas makes it run cleaner but drops gas mileage...which = more gas being used. which puts us back at square one lmao!
That's what I've always thought too!
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You got to remember the oil companies have to make there 20 million /month profit.
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You got to remember the oil companies have to make there 20 million /month profit.

You realize they make a bit over a billion a month right? They make about 600-700 times more than you said lol.
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Well then there ya have it
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And more fun to come.
Oil Poised to Rally Past $97 on Bullish Flag Breakout: Technical Analysis - Yahoo! Finance

“The move up may be choppy, especially during the low-volume holiday week, but should test $94 over the next few weeks.”
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it's getting ridiculous
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I believe mine is 3.11 for 91 octane
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$2.93 for 87 octane, I average 24 mpg with mostly driving around town.
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yeah, and how old are you??? 30 years of driving and gasoline is still made the same way, there hasn't been a new refinery built in over 40 years, they are making 5 grades of gasoline and two grade of diesel fuel... if its in that much of a demand make only one 90 octane grade of gasoline and only the ultra lower sulfur grade of diesel !!!! I can drive a mile down any busy street in Chicago and find 2 to 3 gas stations, side by side, across the street open 24 hours a day 7 days a week and never find them with covers over there pump handles saying "Out Of Service" The prices are the same at each station. My first car got 20 mpg and my newest car gets 20 mpg. No 40 mpg car will save your life if you get hit in it!!! Maybe you can afford to pay what they think you should pay and go on with your day like there is nothing you can do about it any ways...It simple price fixing, DOE (Department of Energy) said today that the supply is at an all time high this year ( which means we are not using it fast enough for them) Guess what happened , the price of a barrel drop $3.00 dollar this morning.....3 years ago they blamed it on hedge funds, people who buy oil to take it out of the supply to drive up the price. Now what is the reason???? Good luck with your headache.
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