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Old 03-16-2008, 08:58 PM
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Talking Most expensive fill up challange...

Lets make the best of this, since complaining is so damn dull.

Whats the most $$$$ you have ever put into your MB at once?

I usualy run the SDL down to 3 gallons when the light comes on, so a tick over 20.5 to fill. So I should see $85.28 to fill the tank!

This could be a brutal thread if the price keeps going up!
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:01 PM
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I usually fill up at around half tank, so mine aren't usually that bad. However, when I bought my 300D it was almost out and I had to put in $60 worth. That was two and a half years ago when diesel spiked over $3 and then went back down for a while.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:30 PM
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25 gallons of premium in the X5, at $3.19 comes to $79.75

This was when my fuel range computer was telling me I had less than 5 miles to go. Most pumps in town stop at $75.00; you have to start a different transaction to get more.

Just one of the reasons why the bimmer's in semi retirement.

As for ol' turbo, I'm usually paying $50-60 to fill up.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:49 PM
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The sad story will happen when one of us........probably in CA.........fills up an SDL and spends $100. to do it.

Anybody want to place a bet as to when that will first happen?
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:51 PM
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last time i filled the SD up it was just over $70.
the liberty's last fill up was $83.
Filled my dad's Suburban up a few months ago it was $110.
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Old 03-16-2008, 09:52 PM
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The sad story will happen when one of us........probably in CA.........fills up an SDL and spends $100. to do it.

Anybody want to place a bet as to when that will first happen?
Probably by the end of this year, maybe by the end of the summer. It has a lot to do with how quickly the dollar tanks. We need to figure out how to get paid in euros.
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:10 PM
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Does this include auxillary tanks bulk fuel drums? Because if it does then my biggest fuel up cost was with my Dodge Ram. I filled both tanks, 80 gallons, 8 5 gallon jugs and one 55 gallond drum for a grand total of 175 gallons for a total cost of $628.78! Shopping for a months supply of Biodiesel all at once!
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:10 PM
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Fill up this afternoon was $78.00 for 19.5 gallons...
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:13 PM
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I think my highest was $80 with a company fuel card


I always run my tank half full... reason being .. less fuel= less weight= better efficiency..If it works for the airline company.. It might work for me

sure my 124lb ass really burns the fuel..

my friends think its a joke when I say it costs me close to $100 to fill my car... they point and say " wtf, how much fuel does it take." -whips out the owners manual[original]) me:" 21.5....ish"
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:22 PM
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W140 S350D - I came in on fumes on a business trip. 24+ gallon tank.

24 gallons * $3.79 gallon = $90.96.

It was truely painful.

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Old 03-16-2008, 10:25 PM
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The sad story will happen when one of us........probably in CA.........fills up an SDL and spends $100. to do it.

Anybody want to place a bet as to when that will first happen?
I bet we will before the year is out. $5,200+ a year in fuel, driving a diesel.

I want a bike, maybe when I get out of school I'll look into getting an older BMW bike.
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:28 PM
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All my money goes to fuel and car.. I only made $12k last year( part time college kid)... Most of it went to the car with the rest going to traveling expenses and saving some of it.. I put 10% of my income into a savings.. so.. I guess I'm alright.. I'm halfway to the minimum to open an MMA
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:29 PM
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Does this include auxillary tanks bulk fuel drums? Because if it does then my biggest fuel up cost was with my Dodge Ram. I filled both tanks, 80 gallons, 8 5 gallon jugs and one 55 gallond drum for a grand total of 175 gallons for a total cost of $628.78! Shopping for a months supply of Biodiesel all at once!
No that doesn't count.

Its going to be brutal at the fuel dock this summer; even small boats are going to cost like $1k to fill up! Diesel is probably going to be $5-$6 at the dock, so my dentists boat will cost about $6k to fill from empty! That Amex is going to scream!
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:31 PM
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All my money goes to fuel and car.. I only made $12k last year( part time college kid)... Most of it went to the car with the rest going to traveling expenses and saving some of it.. I put 10% of my income into a savings.. so.. I guess I'm alright.. I'm halfway to the minimum to open an MMA
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I didn't make much more last year, and I'm SOL if I don't bring in a few bucks this year.
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:59 PM
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A station in WC next to the freeway was $4.40 gal for D2 yesterday.

My normal station is up to $4.07.

Falling dollar and lower interest rates to keep pushing in down further isnt going to help matters.
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