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Old 12-04-2008, 08:32 AM   #29
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Flying j in Indy is @ $2.66 per gallon. It's been dropping about a penny per day average. The TV news did a interview of a few truckers last night. They all were upset about the prices they had to pay for diesel compaired to the price of gasoline. The oil companies said the prices were because of demand. I think the demand is the oil companies demanding more money. Indiana Journey
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Old 12-04-2008, 08:46 AM   #30
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Some flying J's are $1.00 more per gallon for diesel than regular .
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A number of factors have led to diesel prices being higher than gasoline:

1. Demand

A. Approximately 50% of the vehicles sold in Europe are diesel-powered. This has led to the US exporting diesel to Europe and importing gasoline to the US.

B. The industrialization of developing economies such as China and India has increased diesel demand for construction machinery, power generation, etc.

C. We are into the heating season in the US which creates a seasonal demand for heating oil, a first cousin of diesel.

2. Cost of Production

A. The refining cost to produce ultra low sulphur diesel (ULSD) is significantly higher than the cost to produce non-sulphur-controlled diesel fuel or low sulphur diesel (LSD).

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Old 12-04-2008, 09:40 AM   #32
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">I am pretty sure that the personal Costco Amex card pays 3% and you need the business card to get 5% </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Correct.
$2.46 here in Sacramento is the lowest in the area.
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Old 12-07-2008, 02:38 PM   #33
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Diesel in Yuma, AZ $2.05 at SuperFuels yesterday. Looks like we may see below $2.00 in the next week or so.
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Old 12-07-2008, 09:34 PM   #34
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FWIW-Oil Closed on Friday under $40 a barrel. This won't show up for about 2 weeks here, but, its slowely coming down.

Flying J - Troutdale, OR 2.439 Gal.
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Old 12-08-2008, 02:29 PM   #35
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Old Rver, How do you figure you have a 1000 mile range? I just got 8 MPG for the first time in my life and only because I kept my speed right at 60mph.(was not easy) I believe we were all supposed to have 115 gal tanks and fortunately I have the build papers on this coach which verified the 115 as well as we drained it and refilled it and got 112.8 gal into it before starting to overflow. I do know that many of the coaches were built with 100 gal. tanks when things got tight at WRV and they bought some surplus as I understand it. Anyway how do you figure you have a 1000 mile range? What am I doing drastically wrong. HELP
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Old 12-08-2008, 02:55 PM   #36
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I bought diesel in OKC today for $2.10 - that's .10 less than over last weekend!
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Mostly we saw $2.45 around San Antonio, but at a Valero between Boerne and New Braunfels it was $2.31.9. Why when most of it is made here, are we getting ripped off.....

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Diesel in Central Oregon is running around $2.79 to $2.85 per gal. But then, we always pay more than anyone else.
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Hey Ted,

With the Alpine Hybrid (aka PT) we are getting 2400 miles to the tank. We are a bit slower up hill but who can fault the mileage.

You ought to see the PT smoke on diesel .

Don't worry, we have gotten 8.1 mpg average for the last 5000 miles. 9.6 our last trip at 55 .

Today at Flying J Bakersfield $2.169.
YEEE HAAAAAA

We are enjoying it while we can. Thinking about that 5000 gallon tank
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Ted III:
Old Rver, How do you figure you have a 1000 mile range? I just got 8 MPG for the first time in my life and only because I kept my speed right at 60mph.(was not easy) I believe we were all supposed to have 115 gal tanks and fortunately I have the build papers on this coach which verified the 115 as well as we drained it and refilled it and got 112.8 gal into it before starting to overflow. I do know that many of the coaches were built with 100 gal. tanks when things got tight at WRV and they bought some surplus as I understand it. Anyway how do you figure you have a 1000 mile range? What am I doing drastically wrong. HELP </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Old Rver has an Apex and the Apex was built with a 144 gallon fuel tank. Most of the Alpine owners I talk to are averaging 8mpg, so you are right in the ball park.

Diesel in Chehalis WA $2.48 yesterday, Was $2.79 just over 2 weeks ago
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Old 12-09-2008, 06:54 AM   #41
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Local Arco station is $2.29 in Redondo Beach.
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:57 AM   #42
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