Nearly $6 a U.S. gallon to fill my car up now.

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    Nearly $6 a U.S. gallon to fill my car up now.

    I've not been out much in the last few weeks so havn't had much need to top up the tank.

    Now I find Petrol/gas (98 RON unleaded) has gone up from €1.12 a litre to ....... €1.30 (within 2 weeks) that means it costs $ 5.92 a US gallon. Now in the USA I have heard you are complaining about $2-$2.50 a gallon????

    My car has a 45litre/about 12 gallon tank , so it costs $70.34 to fill up. Shit hot.

    Luckily it does 50mpg and would do more if I stuck to 50mph...........


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    €1.30 is only around $2.50 (US).

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    Whoops!
    Hmmmmm! I cant say much let me sort this f----up !

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    If it weren't for "Fear Tax" we'd be at about $1.80-90.

    This may clear up the confusion. Venezuela owns their oil, look how much they pay for gas. http://bigpicture.typepad.com/commen...ices_from.html
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    Well many years ago I did fail algebra on all counts, but not adding up numbers-times have obviously changed.........

    yep it would still cost to fill up a 45litre/11.88gallon tank $70

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    It's not just the exchange rate but the actual worth of the currency to the people. 1.30 Euro seems like 5.91 American Dollars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maniclion
    If it weren't for "Fear Tax" we'd be at about $1.80-90.

    This may clear up the confusion. Venezuela owns their oil, look how much they pay for gas. http://bigpicture.typepad.com/commen...ices_from.html

    Interesting....... I'm off to bed, or I'll really go crazy. Ought to work out the figures, do it tommorrow........

    I drive a 1.1 litre petrol car, and when driving before I know what , the bloody thing is cruising at 70mph. So why bother with big engines??? (Just my opinion)

    When I was in the US I heard that a 2 litre was regarded as a "small engine", that true?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick+
    When I was in the US I heard that a 2 litre was regarded as a "small engine", that true?

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    No one here has a 12g tank. Most are 22 and 30g.
    It cost me $30 EOD to drive to work.




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    4 litres=1 gallon

    1.30 Euro per liter=5.20 Euro per Gallon.

    I remember the first time I went to Canada I thought I was getting a steal at $.96, then I realized it was per liter, sucked ass.
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    One time I filled up a truck for my friend from work, diesel+30 gallons=$80
    I just about shit a brick. I have a 12-14 Gallon tank, but I have a 4cylinder accord

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    Just filled up today...

    $2.279gal

    22+ gallons = $50
    (3x / 2weeks)



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