How much are you paying for fuel?

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by Red360Stradale, May 14, 2004.

  1. Red360Stradale

    Red360Stradale Karting

    Nov 2, 2003
    Bergen County, NJ
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    Kris G
    With fuel prices hitting an all time high I thought it would be interesting to see what everyone is paying per gallon.

    Last refuel $1.87 for 93 at Sunoco in Westood, NJ
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  3. Enzo

    Enzo F1 Rookie

    Feb 14, 2002
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    Pat Pasqualini
    2.08 Hugo MN
  4. Stradale Dan

    Stradale Dan Rookie

    Jan 27, 2004
    $2.53 for 92 octane in Orinda, CA (San Francisco)
  5. India Whiskey Charlie

    India Whiskey Charlie Formula Junior

    May 24, 2001
    Way Out West
    I paid $2.49 for 91 octane this morning in L.A.
  6. parkerfe

    parkerfe F1 World Champ

    Sep 4, 2001
    Cumming, Georgia
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    Franklin E. Parker
    When you factor in inflation,wages and the greater fuel economy of modern cars, it cost less to drive a modern car for 100 miles than it did in the 1950s. For example, say in 1950 you were making $0.50 an hour, gas cost $.0.20 a gallon and your car got 12 mpg; you therefore spent around $1.66 to drive 100 miles which took you 3.3 hours to earn. Now, the average income is around $10.00 an hour, gas cost $2.00 a gallon and cars average 25mpg; so, it now cost you $8.00 to drive that 100 miles which took you only 0.8 hours to earn. So, stop complaining because we all can now travel way cheaper than our grandparents could. In any event, I just paid $2.00 a gallon to fill up my M5.
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  8. Red360Stradale

    Red360Stradale Karting

    Nov 2, 2003
    Bergen County, NJ
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    Kris G
    If only the cars we drove got 25mpg. I'm not complaining, just interested in what everyone is paying.
  9. EspritSE

    EspritSE Formula Junior

    Dec 1, 2003
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    2.39 for 92 octane

    6.00 for GT100

    Honolulu, HI

  10. albert328gts

    albert328gts Formula 3
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    Oct 31, 2003
    $2.64 in Manhattan Beach California this morning! OUCH
  11. JOEV

    JOEV F1 Rookie
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    Aug 6, 2003
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    If I did the conversion correctly, we're at $2.54 (US)/gallon for Regular unleaded. [$0.929 (CAD)/litre].

    Not amused.
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  13. chaa

    chaa F1 Veteran

    Mar 21, 2003
    What ever you are paying in the US, here in the UK we will swap with you. Why? becourse we have one of the most expensive fuel in the world. With the gready wank goverment takeing %75 of every £1 of fuel. The gready gready B******S!!!!
  14. SMS

    SMS F1 Veteran

    Jan 7, 2004
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    Bill S.
    The local airports 100 octane AV gas is starting to look pretty attractive at $3.00.
  15. mjgermane

    mjgermane Formula Junior

    Jan 21, 2003
    2.06 at Costco for 91 Octane.
  16. bobleb

    bobleb Formula 3

    Mar 9, 2004
    Las Vegas, NV
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    Bob Lebenson
    $2.39 for 92 in Las Vegas.

    The last time I checked, 100 was $3.95.
  17. andrewg

    andrewg F1 Rookie

    Sep 10, 2002
    Chester, England
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    in the UK were paying approx $11 per gallon (of which $2 goes to the oil company)

    I think that Smary two faced Tw*t Blair may be in need of a new job next year!!
  18. RumorDude

    RumorDude Formula Junior

    Dec 16, 2003
    Woodinville, WA
    most of the places by my house are around 2.50 give or take 5c. gt100 at the track is nearing 6, but hasnt changed a whole bunch.
  19. Moby Dick

    Moby Dick Rookie

    Jan 12, 2004
    What do you think about 5,48 US$/gallon (3,8l)...:D
    95 Octane
  20. Moby Dick

    Moby Dick Rookie

    Jan 12, 2004
    Is that a UK or US gallon...?

    Man, that's expensive...:O
  21. steve f

    steve f F1 World Champ

    Mar 15, 2004
    12cylinder town
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    its £4 a gallon thats $7.20 in luck old england and $6.00 of that is to the goverement no wonder over there you all have twin and tripple engined boats [formula scarab fountian ect] so think your selves vlucky
  22. chaa

    chaa F1 Veteran

    Mar 21, 2003
    Moby no matter how you look at it the UKs fuel is indeed way way more than the USA, even compared to main land europe our wanky B****D gready B******D, B******D goverment in this s**T hole England always rips us of, hence the name rip of britain. You know i get so angry when i come back to the UK after working in other countrys, you always feel like Englands squeezing the life along with every penny out of you.Did you know some truck drivers even go across to France to refill. God i feel dizzy........ill go and sit down.
  23. Schatten

    Schatten F1 World Champ
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    Apr 3, 2001
    Austin, TX
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    cheapest I could find this morning: $1.91 for 93 octane.
  24. tfazio

    tfazio Formula 3
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    Apr 20, 2004
    $2.23 a gallon for 93 Octane at Mobil in Plymouth, MI(in between Ann Arbor and Detroit) NJ looks like it has the lowest prices right now.
  25. AnotherDunneDeal

    AnotherDunneDeal F1 Veteran

    Jun 2, 2003
    N.Richland Hills, Tx
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    James Dunne

    91 octane this morning for $1.86 with 3 cents off per gallon with Sam's card.

    Shell 93 octane at $2.13 in Euless, Texas. Chevron across the street $1.93-go figure...................
  26. WJHMH

    WJHMH Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Sep 5, 2001
    Panther City, Texas
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    $2.04 for 93 octane
    $1.77 for 87 octane
  27. Schatten

    Schatten F1 World Champ
    Rossa Subscribed Owner

    Apr 3, 2001
    Austin, TX
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    holy crap! what do they use? Sand as a lubricant?
  28. TigerAce

    TigerAce Formula 3

    May 29, 2003
    Dallas, TX
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    Yoshi Ace
    $2.09 at Mobil for Supreme.

    Compared w/ what I have to pay for Excursion, 355's gas receipt seems a relief.....

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