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$5 gas will you keep or sell?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by vtragweed, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    vtragweed

    vtragweed [OP] Beef Slut

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    as some of yall probably already heard, by the end of 2011 gas is supposed to hit $5 a gallon. whos going to keep their truck apposed to sell it
     
  2. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:06 PM
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    Jason'sLawnCare

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    I'll believe it when I see it. I'll keep the truck just drive it a little less if it does happen because if gas does hit $5 it will be really hard to get rid of it and/or we'll lose more on the truck value than we'll save in gas because the flip side is the efficient car prices will sky rocket.
     
  3. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:08 PM
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    Juggernaut

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    Keep and drive much slower. I also have a 4cyl.
     
  4. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:08 PM
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    easyeatlanta

    easyeatlanta Artificial Intelligence beats natural stupidity

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    start riding the bicycle
     
  5. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:09 PM
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    devilsalmostfree

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    truck is paid for, will keep!
     
  6. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:11 PM
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    PB65stang

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    Like was stated above, probably will be forced to keep it due to a huge drop in value. Probably will be forced to buy a motorcycle or cheap 4 cylinder car though.
     
  7. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    Snowman

    Snowman I have a problem for your solution…

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    I pay damn near $5 a gallon now anyway. $1.163/litre which is about $4.40/gallon.
     
  8. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    dlthunder

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    Heck this is my economy car, so I will drive it more to get the better milage :)
     
  9. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    colinb17

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    i've been planning to get a motorcycle for a while, so when that happens, the truck will be for wheeling, towing, moving stuff/people, and the motorcycle can be used the rest of the time. i didn't buy the truck to save on gas. jason's post nailed it. unless gas does hit $5 (i don't believe it) and keeps going up from there at a steady rate, it would be a poor financial decision to to sell the truck imo.
     
  10. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:24 PM
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    ckeeton

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    will keep it and go back to the camry for daily driving if it gets that high. really hoping it doesnt since i just got the truck not to long ago
     
  11. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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    rbeezy

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    keep it and wont ride it as hard... if it really does go up that much
     
  12. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:30 PM
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    numbah57

    numbah57 GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    Were over $4 here already so fuck it, either way I gotta buy gas so the truck is staying.
     
  13. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:32 PM
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    TacomaMan07

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    If gas gets that high (i highly doubt it will), I will probably shit my pants and then make a decision...
     
  14. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    nvdeserted

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    Definitely keep it. Probably ditch the mudders for an AT and start riding the motorcycle a little more.

    I already stopped carrying around my 100lbs of recovery gear everyday. Maybe I'll get around to making that topper-hoist so i can take my topper off more often.
     
  15. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:35 PM
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    Keep the truck and reduce other expenses like food, clothes, and taking less dumps.
     
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  17. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:36 PM
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    It will depend on what I am doing for a living and how long a commute I have.
    More than likely keep it and drive it a lot less. Also resale will be a big factor. I hope to have it paid off. As long as I am spending less than what my payments was I will be fine.
     
  18. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:47 PM
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    jjew18

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    If it ever gets that high, it will be the governments fault and not the gas companies, so to stick it to the man I will find a way to drive more (not eat, sell my kids, etc.).

    note: before reporting me to authorities for selling my kids, this is sarcasm, unless the price is right
     
  19. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:50 PM
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    steviestyles

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    If G\gas gets that high, it'll have a negative effect on the economy. With the economy already in the crapper, the government would best be served if it did everything it could to keep $5 /gallon gas from happening.
     
  20. Dec 28, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    Dont matter how high gas prices get, I'll never sell my truck. It sits in the garage 5 days a week anyways so I'm not worried about it.
     
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