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For the first time,I hit triple digits. I let the tank get almost empty and maxed out the gas pump at $100.00. The Chevy probably could've got a little more but the pump shut me off at $100.

32.362 gallons x 3.09/gal = $100

Ouch.:bawling:
 

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That is indeed sad!!! I can remember filling up my wife's Maxima for about $12.00 and now it runs about $40.00!!! I never let my Chevrolet 2500HD Crew Cab with a Duramax Diesel go below 1/2 tank. It is amazing now that diesel fuel is more than high test!!!!
 

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I haven't had it that bad ZeroTA. The most I've paid has been $60 for 3/4 of a tank on my truck once a week.
 

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I know the feeling. That is why I drive my little Lebaron most the time. It gets about 2.5 times the milage of anything else I have, and it only costs me 27 to 30 dollars when I fill it up.
 

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Try $812.00 for a fill up...its diesel in a Peterbilt, but still an outrageous price.
 

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Thats why I try to take my motorcycle every where I go. It gets around 35-40 MPG which is a lot better than my Dodge 1500 Mega Cab that gets 12.5 MPG in between home and work.
 

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I am so glad that 27 years ago I bought a house 4 miles from work. I drive a big SUV that probably gets poor gas mileage, but I average 6,000 miles a year. I fill up every other week, or so. At last fill up gas was $2.89 here in St. Louis at a Quick Trip.
 

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I saw a blurb on Fox News today that they expect Regular gas to be $3.75 by spring!:eek:
I know its tough for the oil company owners to make a living, they gotta raise them prices so that they live a normal life, didn't you know that?

If one company was smart, they would drop their prices by 50 cents a gallon, and they would make a killing.
 

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I am 58 yrs old and remember Regular & Ethel gas. Every day & for a long time the price was 0.29 and 0.32 a galon. I remember a few "gas wars" when they would sell regular for 0.25 a gal.
This $3.0+ a gal is really tough when many days I put over 90 miles on my vehicle.:hairpull:
 

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I am 58 yrs old and remember Regular & Ethel gas. Every day & for a long time the price was 0.29 and 0.32 a galon. I remember a few "gas wars" when they would sell regular for 0.25 a gal...
Yeah... those days of .25 gas at full service stations w/free maps, .05 Cokes, and .50 movies are long gone.:frown:

All we can do now is plan for the worst, hope for the best and pray that nothin' bad happens before we're ready!;)
 

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This $3.0+ a gal is really tough when many days I put over 90 miles on my vehicle.:hairpull:
Tell me about it. I`m lucky when I only run 90 miles/day. I average 40K per year on my 2500HD. Thankfully I got my lead foot syndrome out of me long ago, and I average 14mpg with it.
 

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RidgeRunner, I knew you'd be posting on this thread! ;)

I remember ten years ago when I got my license,people got all upset when gas hit a dollar a gallon! :eek:

I have to drive my truck at work,but for everything else we usually drive the wife's Mazda,26-28 mpg.
 

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I remember as a kid on vacation '67-'68'ish, in Florida, filling up at the gas station to go back home in Md, station was having a gas war with the station across the street. Gas was $.17 a gal. MG pulled in and opened the truck that had an auxillary gas tank mounted in it. Thought that was pretty cool then. (prob the first one ever made). Remember it like it was yesterday. Tracy
 
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