Saw gas for 1.69

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  1. shane0911

    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

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    2.09 for 100% gas
     
  2. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Driving around yesterday I saw gas had gone up to $1.85-$1.95 where it had been $1.75 or lower the day before. Trump should issue an executive order making it against the law to charge more than $2.00 for regular.
     
  3. KyleK

    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    All of my trucks are 3/4 ton diesels. Typically $3 these days. They usually average about 14 mpg
     
  4. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Shouldn't you get better mileage with diesel?
     
  5. KyleK

    KyleK Who, me? Staff Member

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    No. They just have way more torque and are designed for Towing.
     
  6. KyleK

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    Also, 3/4 ton diesels usually weigh about six to seven thousand pounds.
     
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    Off topic but when I had a boat (22 foot fiberglass bay boat with Yamaha 200) I towed it with a half ton Chevy Silverado with a 350 Vortec engine. Towed OK but I could feel that the ride would be smoother with a bit more power. I thought about getting a 3/4 ton diesel but I didn't because the truck was also my daily driver and I didn't need rhat for any other reason.

    Anyway I went to Grande Isle pretty often. It's about a 260 mile round trip. I would usually fill up at a nearby Exxon station or sometimes Texaco. I could make the round trip with about 1/4 tank left. A couple of times I used Chevron and when I did I would have to put more gas in around Raceland on the return trip in order to make it home.
     
  8. KyleK

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    Interesting. Sounds like they were selling some water gas, or you were driving a lot faster.
     
  9. Frogleg

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    I saw John Boy tanking up at Ike Godsey's store for 20 cents a gallon.
     
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  10. Bengal B

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    He was a Walton. That's what they pay for it before they sell it to us.
     
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