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Cheap gasoline..

Post by brickwhite » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:02 pm

Haven't seen gas prices like this in a couple years... One perk of living in the middle of the US

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That's Per Gallon

Now I know why Ford and Chevy sell so many Trucks and SUVs in the US.
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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by GRNSHRK » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:05 pm

Sheesh, it's about double that here in CA ](*,)

At my local indy, I pay $3.60 for 87 octane, or is it $3.70 :-k

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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by Pod » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:56 am

Wow! Wished I could buy for those prices. Although cost has recently reduced, by about 10%, the best I’ve seen for unleaded is £1.199 per litre. By my calculations that’s $1.53/litre or $5.79/USGallon☹️

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Post by GazM3 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:29 pm

It’s about as cheap as it has been for a few years here in MELBOURNE Australia.
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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by clipper47 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:25 am

I can get gas here in northwestern Ontario, Canada for as low as $0.95 a litre. That's about $2.70 US for 1 US gallon.
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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by jps635 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:00 am

We pay that plus per LITRE for petrol (has fallen about 30c in the last few weeks), after an all time high. Diesel is cheaper but then we have to buy roas user charges. I think we're the most expensive market in the OECD - roughly 50% tax .

I remember when I first started driving - was like 50c per gallon (obviously before metrication)
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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by sansouci » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:03 pm

Just paid $2.49 for regular and $2.79 for premium at Costco in Riverhead NY. You got a deal!
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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by brickwhite » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:36 pm

Just dont live in a state that taxes like Cali and NY.
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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by wattsmonkey » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:30 am

Shell Optimax £1.29 a litre in my bit of the UK, plus it is now labeled as 99RON. The M certainly seemed to like it on trip down to see different sort of Ron last weekend!

My son raised an interesting point as we filled his Seat Arosa up (he's learning to drive in it) and asked how many miles £30 of petrol would take him - about 250 being the answer. I picked him up later that day in the M and he asked the same question - about £85 to fill up and does about 250 miles too. He couldn't understand the difference in driving those miles - much paternal disappointment here!
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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by Brucey » Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:09 am

gas -by which I mean LPG rather than petrol, being in the UK- costs about £0.60/litre at present. This means £30 takes me 200-250 miles in my LPG-fuelled E24.

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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by Pod » Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:15 am

Brucey wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:09 am
gas -by which I mean LPG rather than petrol, being in the UK- costs about £0.60/litre at present. This means £30 takes me 200-250 miles in my LPG-fuelled E24.

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........but domestic LPG costs as little as £0.32/litre at the moment! Just need to get a tank installed :wink:

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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by brickwhite » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:06 pm

No LPG cars in the USA. Or very very rare that someone imported or created. I think warehouse forklifts may run on LPG, maybe a lawmower.

You have Gasoline or Diesel.

In the rural US where I live there are no emissions inspections either.

Only a safety inspection every two year to make sure your signals and headlights work, no emissions and it costs $12 for the inspection.
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Post by OnTheFritz » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:38 pm

When I filled up a week ago, it was $2.24/gallon for no-ethanol 91. Prices have been dropping like a rock for the past month. Mercifully, too, since I have another 900 mile trip coming up in just over a week :shock:
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Re: Cheap gas..

Post by sansouci » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:35 am

brickwhite wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:06 pm
No LPG cars in the USA. Or very very rare that someone imported or created. I think warehouse forklifts may run on LPG, maybe a lawmower.

You have Gasoline or Diesel.

In the rural US where I live there are no emissions inspections either.

Only a safety inspection every two year to make sure your signals and headlights work, no emissions and it costs $12 for the inspection.
In NY, if the car is over 25, no emission inspections.
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