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gas prices dropping...

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by tacoma08MZ, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. Oct 14, 2008 at 2:54 PM
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    tacoma08MZ

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    paid 2.99 today. wonder how much farther itll drop and how long itll stay down
     
  2. Oct 14, 2008 at 2:58 PM
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    Radelix

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    It still has a bit to drop before it levels out. Looks like SoCal will be around $3.
     
  3. Oct 14, 2008 at 2:59 PM
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    Radelix

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    Currenct oil prices from bloomberg

    Nymex Crude Future 79.33
    Dated Brent Spot 75.06
    WTI Cushing Spot 78.63

    All prices in dollars,

    I would say expect a 15 cent drop from where we are now
     
  4. Oct 14, 2008 at 3:03 PM
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    lsocoee

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    Don't you just love how the gas stations jack up prices overnight and then they take their sweet ass time lowering them. There must be a special place in hell for the people that make these rules of "supply and demand"
     
  5. Oct 14, 2008 at 3:08 PM
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    Brunes

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    I sure friggin hope so- I paid 3.05 this morning on the way to work...and saw cheaper all the way to the base. And then lo and behold- The station I stopped at this morning....was down to 2.95
     
  6. Oct 14, 2008 at 3:10 PM
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    tacoskim

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    i find it funny how the gas prices are cheaper later in the day than it is in the morning. always back an forth. expect prices to go back up around christmas time
     
  7. Oct 14, 2008 at 3:15 PM
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    Janster

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    I spotted $2.92 yesterday. I've got 1/2 tank yet and hoping it continues to go down for when I need to fill up.
     
  8. Oct 14, 2008 at 3:15 PM
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  9. Oct 14, 2008 at 3:16 PM
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    $2.72 yesterday for 87oct
     
  10. Oct 14, 2008 at 3:16 PM
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    Theres a reason for that and it is all perception. I am not trying to defend the behavior but we are just as guilty as the station owners on this one. Remember in late July when regular was at $4.50 something. Then it started dropping. Now after paying 4.50, 4.45 starts looking better then another station does 4.44 and so on. So you go to the cheaper one as it seems like a good deal at the time hence not providing incentive to drop the prices further, rise like a rocket and fall like a feather. The stations are trying to make a living too. My thing would be find the cheapest in your area and patronize them until you see cheaper. Gotta vote with your feet on this one.

    Also for those of us that drive the 405 in Costa Mesa/foutain valley, The arco on Brookhurst and the 405 is 3.30 or in that area. The same for the Thrifty at Lakewood Blvd and Telegraph road north of the 5
     
  11. Oct 14, 2008 at 3:58 PM
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    I paid $2.62 this morning
     
  12. Oct 14, 2008 at 4:20 PM
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    its 3.52 here in NC
     
  13. Oct 14, 2008 at 4:37 PM
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    We are down to $2.50. WooHoo!
     
  14. Oct 14, 2008 at 5:07 PM
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    2.50. holy shi%. thats pretty cheap. well considering it was over 4 dollars at one point.
     
  15. Oct 14, 2008 at 6:09 PM
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    $2.65 in KC yesterday. Had the day off today and didn't go out and about. My guess is that we went down another 5¢ today. That is about the amout we have been going down every day here lately. Just like Mickey D's, I'm Lovin' it.
     
  16. Oct 14, 2008 at 6:21 PM
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    It dropped yesterday from $3.59 to $3.39

    There's a refinery 30 miles from here but we're always the highest on gas. Go figure! :rolleyes:
     
  17. Oct 14, 2008 at 6:23 PM
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    I bet all the guys who sold their trucks for Civics and Pruis's are pissed right now. Bwahahahaha
     
  18. Oct 14, 2008 at 7:08 PM
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    yeah, I just went from an Accord at 32mpg to my Taco! yeee haaaaw, I win again!!:D
     
  19. Oct 15, 2008 at 1:02 AM
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    tacoma08MZ

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    damn i thought 2.99 was cheap! but damn alot of yins got us here in s.w pennsylvania beat by a long shot haha
     
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