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Old 10-25-2005, 10:47 PM
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Diesel for $2.99 now - hallelujiah

It caught me off guard this morning to see it below $3.00 - Houston, Texas.

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Yes, 2.99 here in Palm Desert at the nearby Flying J. Down from 3.29 I paid on Saturday.
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Old 10-25-2005, 11:04 PM
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It's still $2.89 here and aint changed in at least 4 0r 5 hours!
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Old 10-25-2005, 11:15 PM
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I saw 2.99 here in atlanta in a couple of places. Soybean oil is still cheaper at costco. I heard a trucker email O'Reilly claiming the oil companies are keeping diesel high to make up for slip gasoline profits. Maybe so. Right now with the fuel economy of my diesel over my pontiac I will take the 48 cent spread in prices. It is pretty close to break even or ahead
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diesel prices

Here in Ft. Wayne, Indiana reg unleaded is $2.39 a gal. Diesel is $3.19 a gal. How can any oil company defend this difference?
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Came thru Georgia today

Exit 1 on I-95 on Florida/Georgia Border heading North....Diesel was $2.88
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Cheapest I can find is $2.99, prices as high as $3.29 over here by UCF - regular is down to $2.59. It's been dropping about 2-3 cents a day.
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I swear I saw it change from $3.27 to $3.19 today in a time frame of about four hours...
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Old 10-26-2005, 01:42 AM
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$2.89 at Sheetz, and I haven't checked the two Citgos, which is where I usually fill up. The Citgos don't put the diesel price on any marque, so it's always a surprise (wheee!) when I pull up to the pump. It was $2.99 last time I filled up. Both cars have over 3/4 in them so I won't find out for a while. It's kind of fun not knowing until I get there ... hey maybe I'll pull in and it will be $1.45 ... LOL
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Old 10-26-2005, 05:43 AM
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2.99 in south-eastern New York.


87 octane costs as little as 2.59, though

I never thought that there would be a day when I would think that 2.59 a gallon is cheap.
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Here in Ft. Wayne, Indiana reg unleaded is $2.39 a gal. Diesel is $3.19 a gal. How can any oil company defend this difference?
I know the classic justification is home heating oil production this time of year. I don't buy it though.....
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I know the classic justification is home heating oil production this time of year. I don't buy it though.....

Funny thing is that I don't know a single person who does use it in mass quantitiys over 5 gallons year. Friday is was $3.58 so hopefully its come down since I'm going to needto fill up. RUG was at $2.40.
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Lets come up with a nuclear mercedes and go steaming down the road for years with eyebrows glowing and teeth missing and a backseat full of weird looking kids chewing on their shoes......maybe some day
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In Kansas diesel is like $3.50 and regular is about $2.25 or less. Why the big difference? I thought you could get more diesel than gas from a barrel of crude. You would have to get 50% better mileage to justify driving a diesel unless you are using veg oil. Costco sells 5 gallons of soybean oil for $12. Maybe $13 something with the tax?

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