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Old 04-22-2008, 08:18 PM   #1
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Diesel price question

On another form, the comment was made that diesel fuel in the US is th ehighest in the world. I was under the impression thhat US prices were lower. If any of you that are not in the US would be so kind as to post the price for diesel fuel where you are, I would appreciate it. Unit of measeure and cost n local currency and what thast currency is will be sufficient. I will do all the conversions.

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Old 04-22-2008, 08:25 PM   #2
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What prices are you seeing in NJ?

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Old 04-22-2008, 08:50 PM   #3
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$4 + or - in Mississippi
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Old 04-22-2008, 10:23 PM   #4
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$3.57 - $3.72 for regular 87 grade. $4.19 -$4.31 for deisel
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Old 04-22-2008, 10:27 PM   #5
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:05 AM   #6
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:31 AM   #7
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I just read Jersey is supposed to have the lowest diesel prices in the country right now, with California as the highest.
My think is when I was in college DW had a VW Rabbit that was Diesel. I kid you not the thing got somewhere around 40mpg highway. It was awesome, especially since diesel was cheaper at the time by almost a buck.
I wonder why the prices flipped? Around here diesel is now about a buck higher than unleaded. Man I miss that car! $15 to go from Iowa City to Chicago and we had gas left over when we got there!
For that matter I miss my 87 Honda Prelude, it had dual carbs and got better gas mileage than most new cars today excepting some hybrids.
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Old 04-23-2008, 12:41 AM   #8
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In the UK we are paying 1.15 - 1.20 a litre for diesel in my area.
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Old 04-23-2008, 05:00 AM   #9
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So that's like $7.20/gal?
That's high.....

I'm in the process of getting a new lawn mower. I've got a diesel garden tractor now and it was a tough call, but I'm still going with diesel (ZTR mower). Diesels are more expensive than gas, but they're 30% more efficient, too. And I have a 150 gal diesel tank I get filled every couple of years. I could just see myself crying all the time heading to the gas station to fill a bunch of cans. Besides the price break buying in bulk and it being red diesel, once the tank is filled I don't need to cry until it comes time to fill it again.
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Old 04-23-2008, 05:08 AM   #10
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We are at 4.10. My DH just sold his tractor - trailer to go work for someone else, the rates for owner-operators are not raising with fuel costs. Had he kept on where he was we would have lost the house to save the truck.
I don't think that woulda been a good idea, it wasn't a sleeper so we couldn't even move into it!!!! :)

Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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