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Gas@$3/Gal.

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by asintaderoche, Aug 21, 2005.

  1. asintaderoche

    asintaderoche

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    1 Gal is equal to 3.785 Liters

    Just got my cousin back and he told the gas is now much higher in US... any info on current Forex....
     
  2. jasonub

    jasonub

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    thats about 44 pesos per liter here.

    here its about 32
     

  3. riddler

    riddler

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    At $1 = 55php; 1 gal = 3.785 liter; 1 liter = 32php:

    3.785 liter/gal x 32 php = 121.12 php/gal

    121.12 php/gal / 55php/$1 = $2.20/gal

    Where I am right now, it is $2.47/gal, so it is more expensive here than there. Of course, in Kalifornia, gas probably has reached more tha $3.00/gal.
     
  4. bulm540

    bulm540

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    2.59 here in TN.
     
  5. bulm540

    bulm540

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    Ban all the v-8s:)
     
  6. asintaderoche

    asintaderoche

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    WTF so it's really true, what going on with the US economy? There's no ASG, NPA, KMU, what's troubling this country. My wifey have been planning to get a new family car possibly a Suburban or Expedition was being considered, But now I'm changing it to a van Honda Odessy or we'll just wait and see if we really need a third car. Demmit... I hope ammo will still be cheap, at least :soap:
     
  7. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Sa ikauunlad ng bayan bisikleta ang kailangan. ;f
     
  8. Allegra

    Allegra

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    Guys, does the Khaos really work?
     
  9. stglock

    stglock

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    San Jose is now $2.69/ gallon. The way things are, gas prices are cheaper at PI than CA. Refineries are at 100% capacity and that means demand is very high coupled with China and Indian economies running on all cylinders. I don't see it coming down.
     
  10. doctabako

    doctabako Gun Aficionado

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    The guy who said that during martial law was made to do laps at Camp Aguinaldo riding a bicycle ;f ;f (or was this story about Ariel Ureta an urban legend?)

    Seriously, if the crisis escalates, alternative means of transportation will look really good. Bicycle days or Bicycle only areas aren't impossible as long as it applies to all. Then again, knowing our gov't officials who have a penchant for the latest and largest of SUV's I think I'm dreaming :)
     
  11. bulm540

    bulm540

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    GAs prices will peak on Memorial day and hopefully come down after memorial day. Problem is how much will it come down and next year maybe 4 dollars/ gallon. We did it to ourselves, driving those ineffecient SUVs.
     
  12. vega

    vega

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    That's true.

    vega
     
  13. mikey177

    mikey177 Remember

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    If we could only harness all the hot air generated by our politicians, our search for an alternative energy source would be successful.

    Anyway, not to sound like an alarmist, but I just thought this passage from yesterday's Inquirer needs to be stressed.

    Taken from http://money.inq7.net/topstories/view_topstories.php?yyyy=2005&mon=08&dd=22&file=1

     
  14. jasonub

    jasonub

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    OMG dont buy it. it works by making the mixture lean. less air but it slowly destroys the engine.

    On can do the same thing by adjusting the mixture in carburated engines.

    LINK

    130 PAGES!!!!
     
  15. Allegra

    Allegra

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    thanks! haaay, no choice but to go diesel
     
  16. sinabi mo pa master A. ;f
     
  17. vega

    vega

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    $3.09/gl here in my place. I'm considering selling my truck(V6) and buy a car.

    vega
     
  18. Mang Danny

    Mang Danny

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    Unleaded here cost 2.79, sa Costco 2.74, sa base 2.68 but higher on weekends and near the freeway. My corolla makes 31 MPG freeway but 25 on city roads (computed actually).
     
  19. bulm540

    bulm540

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    Diesel here is as expensive as unleaded Gas, about 2.49/ gallon.
     
  20. mikey177

    mikey177 Remember

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    One reason why diesel is less expensive in RP than gasoline is because it is a "socially sensitive" commodity. In other words, the government doesn't want to tick off the thousands of jeepney and bus operators and drivers by jacking up the price of diesel to its real level.

    Allegra,

    I don't think there is much of a problem going with a diesel-powered vehicle these days. The newest generation of Toyota diesels like the Innova and Fortuner are reputed to be very responsive and quiet, unlike the diesels of the past decade that power our jeepneys.

    Even my diesel Sedona, which isn't even a CRDI, is still going strong and emitting clean exhaust after almost 100,000-km and three+ years of service.