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    Thread: anyone forced to 'give up' premium gas yet?

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      04-09-2008 04:44 PM #1
      Just hit 3.54 in Atlanta that is lowest I've seen at the Quick Trip.

      Don't wanna give it up or chip mode but it is a hard pill to swallow!!


    2. 04-09-2008 04:46 PM #2
      only going to get harder.....

      take public transportation if you can, thats what i do....


      then drive whenever I wish..


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      04-09-2008 04:50 PM #3
      I filled the jetta up yesterday $3.91 for 91...next time Im gonna fill it up with 89, **** it.


      Modified by DanJett at 1:51 PM 4-9-2008

    4. 04-09-2008 05:09 PM #4
      I just have to work more to support my habit. Only heady gas for me

    5. 04-09-2008 05:25 PM #5
      Quote, originally posted by dncngbear420 »
      I just have to work more to support my habit. Only heady gas for me


      lol


      2 bad your not closer.....

      headies everywhere!


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      04-09-2008 06:14 PM #6
      Oh hey look another thread about the rising cost of gas.

      If you can't afford the required fuel, get a different car.


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      04-09-2008 06:46 PM #7
      ^^^^^ and if ur going to be a dick then dont bother posting.

      it def sucks having to pay so much but im still getting pretty good gas milage and it helps work is just around the corner.


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      04-09-2008 06:47 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by bluebora20v »
      Oh hey look another thread about the rising cost of gas.

      If you can't afford the required fuel, get a different car.

      'Required fuel', 'different car' ...it's just a volkswagen, just put 87 octane gas in it, it will run just fine.


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      04-09-2008 06:56 PM #9
      Quote, originally posted by DanJett »

      'Required fuel', 'different car' ...it's just a volkswagen, just put 87 octane gas in it, it will run just fine.

      Ya it runs but at what cost? Gas isn't going down in price. If you can't afford it now, you're better off getting a different car.


    10. 04-09-2008 07:26 PM #10
      $3.89 here in tacoma

    11. 04-09-2008 07:35 PM #11
      93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40
      87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40

      if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle

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      04-09-2008 07:47 PM #12
      Quote, originally posted by TurboRed GLi »
      93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40
      87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40

      if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle

      exactly what i was thinking. u really dont save sh!t. sure from year to year u save a hundred or so bucks but from fillups? not a big difference


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      04-09-2008 08:09 PM #13
      Quote, originally posted by TurboRed GLi »
      93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40
      87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40

      if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle

      for people willing to actually think ish through


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      04-09-2008 10:13 PM #14
      Quote, originally posted by shawshank2 »

      for people willing to actually think ish through


      gotta co-sign with you guys....most people just see it as paying more..instead of thinking it out to show a $2 difference...and with the mileage you get in a jetta..its should be alright

      I get 34 mpg when I was only getting 20mpg in my WRX...so im alright with the 91 octane


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      04-09-2008 10:13 PM #15
      Quote, originally posted by DanJett »

      'Required fuel', 'different car' ...it's just a volkswagen, just put 87 octane gas in it, it will run just fine.

      then prepare for cylinder detonation

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      04-09-2008 10:36 PM #16
      $3.29 93oct Vernon, NJ =]

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      04-09-2008 10:38 PM #17
      it cost me $50 to fill up yesterday...i mean is 50 bux @3.49 a gallon to fill up really that serious..

    18. 04-09-2008 10:47 PM #18
      that 50 bucks could go pretty far. its not all to bad. just SLOW down and stop speeding EVERYWHERE for no reason at all.

    19. 04-09-2008 10:55 PM #19
      You guys have it made. I went from a 29 MPG GLI to 18 MPG B6 S4. I'm up to about $75 bucks a week in gas driving conservatively.

    20. 04-09-2008 10:56 PM #20
      Quote, originally posted by bobsjett »
      Just hit 3.54 in Atlanta that is lowest I've seen at the Quick Trip.

      Don't wanna give it up or chip mode but it is a hard pill to swallow!!

      yeah thats the lowest i've seen around Atl
      luckily i dont drive 25+ miles 7 days a week anymore , now its only 2 times , luckily transfered from one store to another

      took them 8 months


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      04-09-2008 11:00 PM #21
      Do what I did: move 1 mile from your job. I went from comuting 2hrs every day to 2 minutes everyday. Going green ftw

    22. 04-09-2008 11:22 PM #22
      2.slow aba mk3 ftmfw

      20 bucks gets me pretty damn far


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      04-09-2008 11:57 PM #23
      $5.54 up here today and Can$=US$

    24. 04-10-2008 02:26 AM #24
      Quote, originally posted by TurboRed GLi »
      93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40
      87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40

      if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle

      Seriously. Is it really worth saving $2 to have your car run poorly?


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      04-10-2008 09:05 AM #25
      I drive a 1990 chevy s10. It costs me $50 to fill up on 87. I only get something like 12-15 MPG. I can't wait to start driving my 20th.

    26. 04-10-2008 09:12 AM #26
      3.50 here.. $40 fill up the other day in my 91. I do that every wednesday.

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      04-10-2008 09:23 AM #27
      one of my good friends dad owns a gas station.

      half price 93 gas for me every once and a while. haha.


      Modified by vdubber#3555 at 8:47 AM 4-10-2008


    28. 04-10-2008 09:37 AM #28
      ^^^^^ i think your lying.... bc gas stations dont make hardly any money on gas and for him to pay half well he would be basically be paying for your gas and you i both know thats not happening.

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      04-10-2008 09:41 AM #29
      Its true haha. I swear. I should edit my post and say sometimes, because I fill up once a week. And im pretty sure hes not going to do that for every week.




      Modified by vdubber#3555 at 8:46 AM 4-10-2008


    30. 04-10-2008 09:45 AM #30
      i guess, i speak from experience my parents own one and i knw the profits made on gas and as for me well i only get a five dollar discount.... but its funny cause once i fill her up i go outside and top her off wich adds anothe dollar or so. lol they hate that

    31. 04-10-2008 09:56 AM #31
      Quote, originally posted by GLIunderground »
      i guess, i speak from experience my parents own one and i knw the profits made on gas and as for me well i only get a five dollar discount.... but its funny cause once i fill her up i go outside and top her off wich adds anothe dollar or so. lol they hate that

      You are right.... gas stations make only a penny or two on each gallon... they make more on you going in and buying a pack of gum or a soda...


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      04-10-2008 10:06 AM #32
      Quote, originally posted by TurboRed GLi »
      93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40
      87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40

      if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle

      thread shoulda been over after this.


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      04-10-2008 10:23 AM #33
      Quote, originally posted by SAVwKO »

      thread shoulda been over after this.

      I agree. And if you kids would slow down and stay out of boost, you can get ~400 miles per tank.

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      04-10-2008 10:26 AM #34
      I won't sacrifice a lower octane for the gas prices...i'll just start riding my bike ......seriously.

      ...and if you think we've got it bad here in the U.S. ....try filling up in Duestchland paying per liter


      Modified by vwglinut at 9:29 AM 4-10-2008


    35. 04-10-2008 10:29 AM #35
      GO-Ped ftw

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