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

    1. Member kleckers69's Avatar
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      04-14-2008 06:56 AM #76
      Quote, originally posted by 04GLImatt-sahn »
      Yeah, it's almost 5.50 a gallon out here in Japan...

      I was gonna say.... isn't it like $6.something a gallon over in Europe??

    2. 04-14-2008 08:26 AM #77
      last night 93oct was $3.65... I am going to fill up soon, and Im willing to bet it went up again overnight
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthdown.gif[/IMG] to summer gas prices

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      04-14-2008 01:07 PM #78
      Quote, originally posted by bobsjett »
      Just hit 3.54 in Atlanta that is lowest I've seen at the Quick Trip.

      Two or three dollars a tank is not that hard.
      I need to find that pic I took in Chatanooga in '99 of the gas station sign where I filled up. Reg unl: $0.69, midgrade $0.79, premium $0.89.
      Wow, things have changed!

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      04-15-2008 10:14 AM #79
      Oh crap I mis-spoke, it's about 6.65 a gallon in Japan. I'm excited to get back to the states and only pay 3.60 a gallon!

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      04-07-2012 10:38 PM #80
      $1.52 here in ontario, Canada for premium....a 3.75 litres to a gallon...almost $6 gallon..
      yes bring an old thread up...funny how prices were a few years ago....
      i think in michigan it was under 4 a gallon not too long ago....
      strange to think it costs 80+ to fill my a4 and same with my 325xi....

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      04-08-2012 02:51 AM #81
      i filled up friday morning with 94 oct cost me 71$. drove from winnipeg to grand forks and it only took 1/8th of a tank and and drove around there. put on 413km on 1/4 tank. i was going to fill up but i went to 4 gas stations and non of them had 91 oct. so i gave up and drove back. total on this trip was 630km just before half a tank.

      i noticed that the car runs alot better with 94 so even if it goes up to $1.80 per liter im still not going to give it up..

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      04-08-2012 09:51 AM #83
      guys, 89 octane in montreal is 1.49/L thats 5.79/Gallon
      91 octane was 1.58/L....6.14/gallon

      and our roads are **** lol

      if thats not vdub luv, then i dunno what is lol

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      04-08-2012 12:16 PM #84
      I'm happy to fill my 20th because its so cheap, has a small gas tank, and gets excellent mileage as my daily driver, so regular unleaded prices don't phase me. I have a 6.4L V8 F350 that is mainly used for trips and towing. It gets around 15-17 highway, 13-14 city, and about 8-10 towing 10-13k pounds. It has a 28 gallon gas tank, and I just filled it up last week after a 480 mile trip and cost $128 to fill up. Diesel prices is what bothers me, as it should be cheaper than regular unleaded fuel. One thing I like about high fuel prices is that there is less wasteful driving so there is a tad less traffic and crazy driving. Although this time with fuel around the $4 mark, it does not feel no where as bad as it did in 2008.

    10. 04-08-2012 01:53 PM #85
      4.39 in CA ftw!

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      04-08-2012 02:00 PM #86
      I know this was mentioned already, but it didnt click with hardly anyone...

      Our cars are made, even from factory, to run on 91/93 octane (due to our compression ratio). If you use a lower grade than that, youll actually get lower MPG than you would at 91, and also put at risk of cylinder detonation. So in all reality, you actually spend more money at a lower octane because of the MPG difference.


      Keep using the higher octane. Its better for your car and your wallet.

    12. 04-08-2012 02:03 PM #87
      Never wont full up with anything not 93. Yes it may come out cheaper filling up with regular but 93 will be only like 5$ more. Plus it runs better and more miles a tank.


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      04-08-2012 04:41 PM #88
      i commute 60 miles round trip to and from work. Last fill up was $50 for 93 octane. Even with my 3071R, gas mileage is pretty good. i just hop on the highway and cruize in 6th gear most of the way up.

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      04-08-2012 08:25 PM #89
      93 is 5.09 in chicago! i would rather not drive my car than put ****ty gas in it. even on the stock program

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      04-08-2012 09:11 PM #90
      LOL @ this thread.

      Anyone putting 87 or 89 in a car that REQUIRES 91+ shouldn't be driving the car.

      I mean C'mon.... All to save $2...... Fuggin weak man...

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      04-08-2012 09:56 PM #91
      just get a 2.0 or a 2.5 glad my mom owns one and works from home so when i know im going for a long drive i take that but im thinking about buying a motorcycle so i get 75 mpg ftw

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      04-08-2012 10:16 PM #92
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      04-08-2012 11:06 PM #93
      Quote Originally Posted by ForeverLow View Post
      I've Been Filing Every 1/2 Tank Pretending 1/2 Is My E
      About The Same Price To Fill Up Now
      Mind Over Matter Type Deal I Guess
      Well when gas prices are creeping up I always try to keep it full and when gas prices go down I let the tank go empty between fillups.

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      04-09-2012 09:16 AM #94
      Quote Originally Posted by eeemolaaa3551 View Post
      just get a 2.0 or a 2.5 glad my mom owns one and works from home so when i know im going for a long drive i take that but im thinking about buying a motorcycle so i get 75 mpg ftw
      I don't care if I look like a homo on my Vespa, but it gets 85mpg!!

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      04-09-2012 02:23 PM #95
      exactly ^^

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      04-09-2012 02:31 PM #96
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      04-09-2012 03:19 PM #97
      Quote Originally Posted by eeemolaaa3551 View Post
      exactly ^^
      Haha nice

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      04-09-2012 03:42 PM #98
      I use my scooter almost everyday and my car only Sundays and whenever it's raining.The gas prices here in Europe are extremely high,compared to the USA.Right now it's 1.86 euros/lt or 7 euros/gallon almost 9.15$/gallon.......

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      04-09-2012 04:50 PM #99
      its 4.39 here in maryland for 93 but it doesnt bother me i get 32mpg in my gli

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      04-09-2012 05:55 PM #100
      filled up last week in Napa CA.

      it was 4.59 for 91. we dont have 93 octane here for sale.

      cant wait for the weather to clear up, ill be using my motorcycle...lol. 50+mpg and faster than i need it to be...

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