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

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      04-09-2008 05:44 PM #1
      Just hit 3.54 in Atlanta that is lowest I've seen at the Quick Trip. <p>Don't wanna give it up or chip mode but it is a hard pill to swallow!!

    2. 04-09-2008 05:46 PM #2
      only going to get harder.....<p>take public transportation if you can, thats what i do....<p><br>then drive whenever I wish..

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      04-09-2008 05:50 PM #3
      I filled the jetta up yesterday $3.91 for 91...next time Im gonna fill it up with 89, **** it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
      <i>Modified by DanJett at 1:51 PM 4-9-2008</i>

    4. 04-09-2008 06:09 PM #4
      I just have to work more to support my habit. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> Only heady gas for me <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

    5. 04-09-2008 06:25 PM #5
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>dncngbear420</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I just have to work more to support my habit. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0"> Only heady gas for me <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p><br>lol<p><br>2 bad your not closer.....<p>headies everywhere! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0">

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      04-09-2008 07:14 PM #6
      Oh hey look another thread about the rising cost of gas.<p>If you can't afford the required fuel, get a different car.

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      04-09-2008 07:46 PM #7
      ^^^^^ and if ur going to be a dick then dont bother posting. <p>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. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

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      04-09-2008 07:47 PM #8
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bluebora20v</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Oh hey look another thread about the rising cost of gas.<p>If you can't afford the required fuel, get a different car.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>'Required fuel', 'different car' <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> ...it's just a volkswagen, <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> just put 87 octane gas in it, it will run just fine. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

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      04-09-2008 07:56 PM #9
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>DanJett</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>'Required fuel', 'different car' <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> ...it's just a volkswagen, <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> just put 87 octane gas in it, it will run just fine. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>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. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">

    10. 04-09-2008 08:26 PM #10
      $3.89 here in tacoma

    11. 04-09-2008 08:35 PM #11
      93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40<br>87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40<p>if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle
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      04-09-2008 08:47 PM #12
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>TurboRed GLi</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40<br>87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40<p>if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle </TD></TR></TABLE><p>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 09:09 PM #13
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>TurboRed GLi</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40<br>87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40<p>if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle </TD></TR></TABLE><p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> for people willing to actually think ish through

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      04-09-2008 11:13 PM #14
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>shawshank2</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> for people willing to actually think ish through </TD></TR></TABLE><p><br>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<p>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 11:13 PM #15
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>DanJett</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>'Required fuel', 'different car' <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> ...it's just a volkswagen, <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> just put 87 octane gas in it, it will run just fine. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>then prepare for cylinder detonation <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">

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      04-09-2008 11:36 PM #16
      $3.29 93oct Vernon, NJ =]

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      04-09-2008 11:38 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 11:47 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. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">

    19. 04-09-2008 11:55 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 11:56 PM #20
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>bobsjett</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Just hit 3.54 in Atlanta that is lowest I've seen at the Quick Trip. <p>Don't wanna give it up or chip mode but it is a hard pill to swallow!!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>yeah thats the lowest i've seen around Atl <br>luckily i dont drive 25+ miles 7 days a week anymore , now its only 2 times , luckily transfered from one store to another<p>took them 8 months <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0">

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      04-10-2008 12:00 AM #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 <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

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      2.slow aba mk3 ftmfw <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>20 bucks gets me pretty damn far <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">

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      04-10-2008 12:57 AM #23
      $5.54 up here today and Can$=US$

    24. 04-10-2008 03:26 AM #24
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>TurboRed GLi</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40<br>87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40<p>if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Seriously. Is it really worth saving $2 to have your car run poorly?

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      04-10-2008 10:05 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 10:12 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 10:23 AM #27
      one of my good friends dad owns a gas station.<p>half price 93 gas for me every once and a while. haha. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/biggrin_upper.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
      <i>Modified by vdubber#3555 at 8:47 AM 4-10-2008</i>

    28. 04-10-2008 10:37 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 <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> and you i both know thats not happening.

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      04-10-2008 10:41 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. <p><BR><BR>
      <i>Modified by vdubber#3555 at 8:46 AM 4-10-2008</i>

    30. 04-10-2008 10:45 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 10:56 AM #31
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>GLIunderground</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">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</TD></TR></TABLE><p>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... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

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      04-10-2008 11:06 AM #32
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>TurboRed GLi</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">93oct @ 3.54 x 10gallons = $35.40<br>87 oct @ 3.34 x 10 gallons = $33.40<p>if you can't afford $2 difference, sell the car and buy a tricycle </TD></TR></TABLE><p>thread shoulda been over after this.

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      04-10-2008 11:23 AM #33
      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>SAVwKO</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>thread shoulda been over after this.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>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 11:26 AM #34
      I won't sacrifice a lower octane for the gas prices...i'll just start riding my bike <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">......seriously.<p>...and if you think we've got it bad here in the U.S. ....try filling up in Duestchland paying per liter <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
      <i>Modified by vwglinut at 9:29 AM 4-10-2008</i>

    35. 04-10-2008 11:29 AM #35
      GO-Ped ftw

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