Powerstroke Rally and Fuel Prices?????

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  1. architect-builder

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    Hey guys. Hate to ask. What are the fuel prices doing for you guys in Colorado and Texas? Has an impact on if I can justify the Rally with my family. 3300 miles round trip.

    Thanks guys.

    Barrett
     
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    roosterdiesel Earl needs B100

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    2.75-2.80/gallon here. We could go a little out of the way and get you some B100 for 2.69 maybe less if I go get 300 gallons next weekend.:D
     
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    Say it aint so.-popcorn

    http://www.loves.com/fuel_prices.asp
     
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    I'm paying between 2.91 and 2.95 in nothern CO. I see 2.99 every day...
     
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    Runnning anywhere from 2.75 to 2.95 a gallon of diesel.

    Just depends on where ya get it.

    Fuel ain't cheap by no means, but the Food and Friends make it worth it BELIEVE ME :)
     
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    Uhh, I dont want to throw a monkey wrench in here or anything but...............

    Lets say when you planned this trip that fuel was what?.... 2.25/gal. 3300 miles divided by 17 (just a WAG) is 194 gallons of fuel wich is $436 in fuel.

    Now its 2.85/gal and your driving the same 3300 miles and getting the same 17 mpg so you'll use the same 194 gallons of fuel so that puts you at $550 for fuel.

    120 bux puts you out of this trip?
     
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    Not to hijack, A-B....this time last year fuel was avg $2.00 or less per gallon when I dragged the 5er down to FL on my 3000 mile round trips. Now it's averaging in the neighborhood of $3.00 per gallon. I've recently created a "fuel fund" which is greatly supported by the wife. We're converting unused items into cash to build up the fund....we ain't cutting back on the RV-ing.

    Major contributor to the fund is the sportbike I haven't ridden over 200 miles in the past three years. After a week of stripping it down and peddling parts, we're $700 to the good plus our regular "change jar" deposits. I still have 90% of the bike left to peddle. Doesn't everyone have some old crap laying around they can do this with?
     
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    powerboatr living well in Texas

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    thats a darn good idea
    I may start pawning off some of my JUNK,
    filled up last night 2.77 , i got off easy the dump truck next to me had two 60 gallon saddles needing fuel :eek:

    i even drove last week like an egg was under the throttle, did the speed limit and didnt lolygag still got 16 mpg, so today i driving here a bit more up beat, :burnit

    120 difference in fuel could buy a bunch of chili cheese dogs at sonic :D :D :hail
     
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    I got my kids on ebay as we speak.:roflmao


    I try to do the same and if I do, I can push my old POS over 20 mpg. Conservation.......... its hard to do but it is something that is directly in our control.
     
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    Yall are going to KILL me when I tell ya I am 13 Miles from the Place!!!! :eek: :sorry :sweet :thumbs :burnit
     

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