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I just filled up one of our cars, with regular, 87 octane, and it costs me F'n 33.00 ... for a CAR !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




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With china's economy allowing their people to grow financially we may only be seeing the beginning of high oil prices.Beside the fact that a big OIL man is running things in the u.s.
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if anyone remembers the mustang i posted and wanted to get it back on the road, well fcuk that it use to only get like 12-15 mpg and i had to run 93 octane, i wouldent be able to afford to drive it anywhere.
and my jeep wrangler aint much better on gas.
i now use my bike even if i have to drive liek 2 blocks. lol
somoen needs to get beat down over these gas prices.

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Yea gas prices are getting crazy!! I don't drive my car nearly as much as I used to (even though it does get nearly 30 mpg in town) cuz of the rising prices. I just take the bike everywhere unless the weather is bad, I'm going somewhere I don't want to leave the bike unattended, or I need to haul something or go shopping. Last time I filled the car up it cost $32.00... for an Accord!! Luckily now I only have to fill it up every couple weeks instead of every couple days like I used to.

I can't complain too much though... right now we're at about $2.55 for 93 ocatane.... talking to my friend in Los Angeles last night and he said it was $2.89 for 91, and his turbo Supra requires just that

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I was looking @ buying a new sportscar but with the prices of gas I think Im gonna get a Scion.
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Blah Blah Blah... it cost me $32 to fill up!!! you ain't got crap!!

It cost me $62 to fill up the other day!!!

Gas shot up from $2.19 to $2.43 in about 2 hours!!! It's a F'in crock! Don't even get me started!! Cause I know better!!

Heck I had to fill up twice today on my bike costing me $16!!! $2.61 a gal for Premium! Thank god even with beating on it.. the 9R blesses me with about 38mpg!!




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Blah Blah Blah... it cost me $32 to fill up!!! you ain't got crap!!

It cost me $62 to fill up the other day!!!

Gas shot up from $2.19 to $2.43 in about 2 hours!!! It's a F'in crock! Don't even get me started!! Cause I know better!!

Heck I had to fill up twice today on my bike costing me $16!!! $2.61 a gal for Premium! Thank god even with beating on it.. the 9R blesses me with about 38mpg!!
Yea yea yea, I know, you got it much worse I'm just sayin, for a rather small car that's a pretty good chunk. I remember when I could fill this very car up for $12.... that was about 6 years ago and gas was $0.97/gal... I do miss those days

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I hear ya... I remember when it got to $0.97 and FREAKIN out... heck then I had a POS 4 cylinder that got like 45mpg and I was complaigning...

I think I'm doing things backwards...

Gas prices go up and I get a more gas guzzling vechicle... is wrong with this picture???




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I don't want to hear crap from any of you.
My fuel bill is $1200 a week + car, pickup and bikes.

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HA!

We have a 31' RV to go to racetracks (Once you do this for a few years, it really makes life easier - trust me).

We get *7* miles per gallon. It has a 75 gallon tank.

Do the math

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American oil company profits have been up over several 100% last few quarters.
You guys voted in your man time to pay up

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I don't want to hear crap from any of you.
My fuel bill is $1200 a week + car, pickup and bikes.
Yours is a bit different!




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Yours is a bit different!
Yea
The higher it gets the less $$$ I make!

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Yeah I know!!! Can you start charging more or somin?




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Yeah I know!!! Can you start charging more or somin?
I already do.
Its called a fuel surcharge.
When the national averages stay up for so long.
= I loss part of that charge.
= less money in my pocket for the same job.
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I figured...but can't you just adjust your fuel surcharge so you don't get ape raped!!




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I figured...but can't you just adjust your fuel surcharge so you don't get ape raped!!
You can but companies get pissed about that **** and start looking elsewhere for more "competitive" pricing, etc. driving the prices down and everyone crazy.. Cheap bastards..

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