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#10347 of 10356 Re: party may be over [Michaell@Edmunds]
Nov 17, 2013 (8:06 pm)
Interestingly the best price on diesel is at Union 76 stations in my area.
There are a few indies with same price as Costco at $3.45 for RUG.
RUG will have to get a lot cheaper around here to be a good choice for SUV & PU Drivers.
#10348 of 10356 Re: . [fintail]
Nov 18, 2013 (8:28 pm)
Driving the fintail to LA, that would be fun.
I saw gas in Vegas down to around 3.11, I ended up paying 3.25 at a Chevron near the airport.
Nov 24, 2013 (5:04 pm)
Paid 3.59 for Chevron premium for the old car today, noticed diesel was 3.99. When I bought the new car, diesel was less than premium. Supply and demand, free markets, capitalism, easter bunny, leprechauns, something is at work here.
I also noticed that ARCO diesel was 4.13, and Safeway diesel was similar, yikes.
Nov 27, 2013 (1:02 pm)
RUG locally is $3.39, got some up the road today for $3.26.
Nov 28, 2013 (9:14 am)
#10352 of 10356 Re: popped a dime here [Stever@Edmunds]
Nov 28, 2013 (10:36 am)
Cheapest RUG in the county is $3.45. Cheapest diesel is $3.85. I am guessing it will all go down after Thanksgiving.
#10353 of 10356 Re: popped a dime here [gagrice]
by Michaell@Edmunds HOST
Nov 28, 2013 (11:07 am)
$2.999 for RUG at the local grocery store station here in CO. $3.049 RUG at Shell.
#10354 of 10356 Re: Price Jumps... [Stever@Edmunds]
Dec 02, 2013 (11:36 am)
Hope you had a very happy holiday (and the rest of the board)
More and more I'm thinking about it; not in the market for any vehicle for the foreseeable future. I am keeping my eye on the Jeep diesels; since I'm under the Fiat umbrella now I can get a decent discount on one. As well as keeping an eye on the VW Group of products. I'm just a glutton for torque.
Anyway we had to normal 30 cent jump for Thanksgving but I actually found a Shell / Circle K with petrol for $3.26 for 87 octane that night. And not my usual stations but in the near SW burbs. I don't think we'll go back to the $3.03 from a few weeks back but here's hoping.
#10356 of 10356 Re: Price Jumps... [Stever@Edmunds]
Dec 03, 2013 (6:46 pm)
Yes, this is a fingers-crossed for me. Can't really talk about it but with, I guess, finally acknowledgement at the upper levels that there is a need / want for a smaller van for smaller businesses, i.e. the popularity & versatility of the Transit, there's a pent up demand for that vehicle.
I mean, people with small businesses were looking for this type of van for decades. That's one of the reasons the old GM B-Body wagons, along with the full-size Fords, were so popular; they pulled double duty as family haulers and as just plain haulers. As the mini-vans became more popular they got larger but interior-wise you couldn't haul anything, especially 4 X 8 sheets. So when the PT Cruiser and the HHR (particularly the "panel" version) spurred interest in a small hauler, the Sprinter (a la Chrysler-Damlier-Freightliner) finally came through and took a decent hold, along with the rest. I really took a look at the Transit overseas as well as here and it is a VERY configurable little bugger. So figure having something that size but being able to haul the mail it can be a winner for sure.
Anyway, was back in MI and through Indy along I-80/94 petrol was $3.09 with diesel between $3.77 - $3.89. Closer to MI prices crept up to $3.12 for 87 octane, diesel same as Indy.
As an aside, I got my 1st in-the-flesh look at an F-Type; it looks great in mags but in person, it REALLY looks great. You can see the E-Type influence but the F-Type stands on its own. That would definitely be in the car barn if I win the Mega-Millions.