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atikovi 04-05-2005 08:33 PM

Diesel now cheaper than regular gas!
 
I'm spending the week in Florida and just saw diesel at $2.29 which was below the price for regular. Hope it will be like that soon in the northeast so I can start to drive my Suburban D again.

DieselJim 04-05-2005 08:36 PM

There are always a handful of stations usually truck stops where that happens during the summer. At the station at Pleasant Dale and I-85 in Atlanta they usually have cheap diesel. It is always the cheapest in town. Their price is now very near regular gas and it should be cheaper soon!

rwthomas1 04-05-2005 08:41 PM

Not in RI! Unleaded regular $2.27/gallon, Diesel $2.54/gallon. The cheapest diesel I have found is $2.33. RT

ForcedInduction 04-05-2005 08:46 PM

Are they smoking crack? :rolleyes2 How dare they charge less than regular gas!!!

Really. How can they do it? I'm getting screwed, um, charged $2.40/gal for diesel vs. $2.35 for premium gas?

ltrain300D 04-05-2005 09:07 PM

Where in FL?
 
Where in Florida did you find that? Here in Orlando diesel is as high as $2.54 per gallon, but can be found for as low as $2.25 per gallon, while regular unleaded is between $2.19 and $2.26. The station where diesel is $2.54 has regular for $2.26... it's a Chevron that always has ridiculously high prices for diesel. I can drive 3 miles from that station to a Hess and find diesel for $2.25. Also back on the west coast in Pinellas County, I filled up for $2.249 while regular unleaded is at $2.21. Soon enough though, I think the price of diesel around here will be lower than regular unleaded. Just glad I'm not driving a premium-loving gas hog. That's up around $2.40 just about everywhere I see.

97dieseldriver 04-05-2005 09:09 PM

Take a breath and the price will change. Bought Sunoco diesel at a Fl Tpke exit last Sat for 2.19, today its 2.32. Sunoco premium is up to 2.39. GAsolene is starting to outpace the diesel.


They are building a Walmart 2 miles from my house. Between the Walmart and more combined trips, i think I can get down to 10k miles per year. Only four years ago my family was averaging 90k miles combined a year!! Thank goodness we are empty nesters.

Johnhef 04-05-2005 09:53 PM

I'll be glad when Diesel comes back down around here, or at least cheaper than gas is. Cost my 2.39 today, premium gas is only 2.34...

rg2098 04-05-2005 10:24 PM

Waste fry oil / used motor oil / used ATF can usually be had for free. :D :cool:

Jorn 04-05-2005 10:36 PM

Saw Diesel for $2.97, just after I filled up for $2.63... :eek:

riethoven 04-05-2005 10:43 PM

State taxes
 
I think it is the state taxes. I paid $2.19 in Jersey and at the cheap gas station here on the east end of Long Island it is $2.65.

lietuviai 04-05-2005 11:50 PM

Diesel's still way more than RUL here in WA but the gap is closing...slowly .

lietuviai 04-05-2005 11:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rg2098
Waste fry oil / used motor oil / used ATF can usually be had for free. :D :cool:

I wouldn't take a chance on used motor oil, it'll have too much crud in it to kill an IP in a hurry.

mplafleur 04-06-2005 01:57 AM

I paid $2.19 for diesel. I saw regular unleaded for $2.34.

pawoSD 04-06-2005 03:47 AM

Here in Michigan its VERY expensive. :eek: Diesel is around 2.32-2.38 and regular gas is around 2.48 midgrade around 2.58, and I've seen premium at 2.69 today!! :eek: Not cool since I have been driving the caravan around while I await my ebayed oil cooler.....the thing has guzzled half a tank in like 5 days!!! not even 120 miles of driving!! *mumbles anti-gasser comments to self.... I want my diesel back....I can't wait till friday when the cooler comes in :D

unkl300d 04-06-2005 02:47 PM

Diesel price
 
In San Francisco and East Bay area, Diesel is at $2.79 per gallon. Higher than super grade gasoline.

If lucky one can find it at $2.69 per gal.

Denis :)


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