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#10065 of 10149 Re: Past Fill-Ups [steve_]
Feb 07, 2013 (5:18 am)
Sorry about that.
Yes, starting saving now!! Hope you don't have to use any tolls (I avoid them like the plague).
#10066 of 10149 Re: Past Fill-Ups [jae5]
Feb 07, 2013 (7:18 am)
I hate toll roads. I used the 73 going into Orange CO, CA a few times when my dad was in the Hospital up there. It cost a buck and cut off 2 miles of the I5 to I405 heavy traffic. Coming back from visiting a few months ago we decided to take that route. The charge now is 5 bucks. And the traffic was just as heavy on it as the old way.
We put 5700 miles on the Sequoia going to Indiana in 2009. We avoided every toll road. Not that hard to do. We also skirted the big cities at least by 25-30 miles. Nice country roads are so much more relaxing and scenic than interstates and Freeways. We are planning another long road trip for this Spring. I think I have a good idea where to get the cheapest gas along the route we are taking.
Feb 07, 2013 (6:46 pm)
does the price matter when stations are running out of gas?
We are supposed to get a blizzard tomorrow lasting into Saturday.
I was able to fill up with RUG 3.899.
A couple of hours later, my wife said the RUG pumps were shut off.
#10068 of 10149 nothing new here
by steve_ HOST
Feb 07, 2013 (7:48 pm)
Just up seven cents.
#10069 of 10149 Here's the whole lot of 'em...
Feb 07, 2013 (10:17 pm)
in Alamogordo, NM, displaying today's prices for RUG.
VALERO STORE 1296
657 S WHITE SANDS BLVD
675 10TH ST
VALERO STORE 1285
1616 10TH ST
233 S NEW YORK AVE
It's a $3.09 RUG party!
gagrice - it's cool to see that you love taking road trips. I love to see that. I love road trips, too, and if Armageddon doesn't come before I retire in 9 years my wife and I will be taking some road trips, too. Lord willing.
#10070 of 10149 Re: Past Fill-Ups [gagrice]
Feb 11, 2013 (1:06 pm)
Oh, totally agree 100%!! I avoid the tolls like the plague; it's so easy & they really don't save time. Outside Chicago there is the I-355 extension that connects to I-80 from I-55. If you're already on I-355 you pay a huge toll to get on the extension and the further you go the more it costs to get off to where it's $4 to get onto I-80.
There's a lot of two-lanes by me and it's great driving. Been on many of the country roads in Indiana and the southeast, all great. Took a lot of great roads when I stayed in Belgium as well. Next time in CA will do the same.
#10071 of 10149 $4 gas comes to my 'hood!
Feb 15, 2013 (6:07 pm)
Sunoco at rhawn & Verree in NE Philly:
RUG - up 5 cents to $3.75!
Ultra - up 6 cents to $4.01!
Just had to fill my wife's LaCrosse. Drove 2 miles further where RUG still = $3.69. She has a nasty habit of running her car almost to empty whereas I keep my ride topped-off all the time!
#10072 of 10149 one station up a dime
by steve_ HOST
Feb 15, 2013 (7:06 pm)
A Citgo went up to $3.89. Didn't look around at other stations to see if the rest followed suit. The Citgo didn't really need to bother; all the regular nozzles were out of order.
Diesel there was $4.24.
#10073 of 10149 Re: one station up a dime [steve_]
by pf_flyer HOST
Feb 16, 2013 (6:01 am)
Haven't been out yet this morning, but we're back town to $3.65 after having bumped up to $3.79 last Saturday
#10074 of 10149 Steady upward rise
Feb 16, 2013 (7:07 am)
My local Costco RUG $4.03, PUG $4.23