Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > iRV2.com General Discussion
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-06-2005, 09:58 AM   #15
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Columbus, OH, USA
Posts: 25
I filled our new E-350 wagon with the v-10 last night at a Shell station for $2.10 per gal. The range was $2.09 to $2.34 per gal.

Diesel is around 10 to thirty cents per gal. higher.

Good luck.


Frank P. is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 04-06-2005, 11:46 AM   #16
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 97
Just today, I heard that"our government" issued a report on the amount of crude oil they have in reserve. Can't remember the number, but do remember the newsman saying that it was more than any other time in history.
I feel that they could let loose of some of that, and force the price down.
I guess it depends on what business the politicians are in.

Grumpy and Mrs. C.
From the corrupt state of Illinois
Grumpy9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2005, 12:43 PM   #17
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 37
Blame the oil companies for not building more refineries, the commodity arbitragers for being greedy, the Arabs for not drilling more wells, the politicians thinking about re-election rather than their constituants , Wall Street for wanting to make more profit, and the Chinese for having the audacity to rapidly increase their oil consumption. There is also the fear factor premium -fear of terrorist attack on major oil producers/refineries. This all adds up to higher prices. What can be done? Ask the Arabs to drill more wells, the Chinese to decrease their oil consumption, and the terrorists to stop . FAT CHANCE !
wazone2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2005, 03:14 PM   #18
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Pasadena, MD, USA (between Baltimore and Annapolis)
Posts: 103
Based upon the price of diesel fuel today, my next snowbird adventure will cost me $970 more than last year. When will it end?


Jack Wilkinson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-06-2005, 08:27 PM   #19
Posts: n/a
.FYI .....Canada has more oil that the Arabs have...BTW....geofkaye
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2005, 12:47 PM   #20
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 18
As workampers we are about to leave for this Summers job. 1600 miles one way, would never agreed to travel that far if in January I had any ideal of the cost of fuel.
liz & ken is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2005, 04:13 PM   #21
Senior Member
tps0424's Avatar
National RV Owners Club
Nor'easters Club
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Warren, RI
Posts: 459
The only thing I can do about the price of gas is adjust to it, I guess. So, I am staying much closer to home this year than I have in the past. The furthest we are going this year is about half the distance of our shortest trip last year. We are still planning to go and still planning to have fun!
2005 National Sea Breeze 1341 w/ 2006 Ford F53 chassis
tps0424 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2005, 02:52 PM   #22
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Pasadena, MD, USA (between Baltimore and Annapolis)
Posts: 103
Can you believe it, diesel just went down $0.04in Ehrenberg, AZ !! A sign of times to come??


Jack Wilkinson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2005, 08:45 AM   #23
Senior Member
Hoverbug's Avatar
Vintage RV Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon (The right side of the Cascades and home of Crater Lake)
Posts: 854
Here is a little story..."This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody,and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody's job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody would'nt do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done." Author unknown.
Klamath Falls, Oregon:The Right Side Of The Cascades!
1990 Rexhall Airex 29I,Ford 460cid,Gear Vendor,Granning Tag Axel
'87 GMC Suburban 2500 W/454 CID
Hoverbug is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2005, 04:52 PM   #24
Senior Member
Tom and Patty's Avatar

Alpine Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,717
We are still working stiffs, and we bought our coach to see the country and enjoy life more. No more cruises or trips that we can't go by MH. When we purchased it we made a pact to use it twice a month. Now we don't like spending more money to fill the coach up, but every $200 dollars gives us 800 miles of enjoyment.

Our trip to visit our daughter this summer will cost us between $300 ($2.50/gal) to $500 ($3.00/gal) more. Will we think about staying home? No!!!
Tom, Patty, Hannah "The Big Dog" and Abby Kat, Indianapolis, Indiana 2000 36' FDS 72232 Our Photos
We live out in our old van. Travel all across this land. Drive until the city lights dissolve into a country sky, me and you - hand in hand.
Tom and Patty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2005, 05:25 AM   #25
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Traveling in the East
Posts: 532
Will I still buy gas at the prices of today,the answer is yes. I won't buy as much cause I set aside so much for camping and so much for gas. I will keep traveling but at a slower pace.

An Indian and a Gypsy
full-timer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2005, 11:36 AM   #26
Senior Member
Rick A's Avatar
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Boerne, TX
Posts: 521
Send a message via Yahoo to Rick A
Well, normally by this time of year I would have already made at least three camping trips. To date ONE. By now we would already have at least four more planned for the summer, and a few spontaneous ones thrown in there. To date, ONE planned, and no plans for anymore unless fuel prices drop. The fuel price increase for commuting to and from work alone has all but erroded our camping budget, and if this is the way it is going to stay, we will probably giving up the whole RV'ing thing completely. For some of us, this has already become a huge deal.
2005 F-250 XLT 4X4 V-10
2006 Wildcat 31QBH
Rick A is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2005, 11:45 AM   #27
Senior Member
Appalachian Campers
Coastal Campers
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: New Bern,NC
Posts: 2,032
I read today in the newspaper that tax on fuel is going up 2 to 3 cents in June. You would think with it being as high as it is the state could give you a little break, but I guess they need the money as they have to buy fuel also.
Tom in North Carolina
diandtom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2005, 04:12 PM   #28
fishncamp's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Ainsworth Hot Springs BC
Posts: 42
Canada has alot of crude oil but it cost more to refine it than it cost to purchase from the middle east or from Venezuela.I think more advancement in the developement of blending ethanol into petroleum based feuls or canola oils into diesel will help us become less dependant on large oil companies.Since we have little control over production or supplies,less demand is the only solution to high market prices IMO.Regular unleaded 89cents per liter($can) in Winnipeg.

2003 Palomino Filly

2000 Fleetwood Bounder 34 Class A
fishncamp is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
fuel prices moldmkr iRV2.com General Discussion 10 10-09-2008 03:48 AM
Fuel prices 03 CORVETTE Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 16 03-12-2008 06:19 PM
Fuel prices? Bill0828 iRV2.com General Discussion 36 11-16-2007 07:53 AM
Fuel Prices to come Paul "Sully" Sullivan iRV2.com General Discussion 10 06-26-2007 04:58 PM
Fuel Prices.... JayC iRV2.com General Discussion 56 05-09-2007 06:41 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:41 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.