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Old 08-17-2005, 12:15 AM   #11
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Our price for standard unleaded is currently $1.26/litre. As there are 3.785 litres in a US gallon, it would be equal to $4.77 a gallon.

To further convert aussie dollars to US dollars (so as to compare oranges to oranges), it would equal $3.65/gallon at the current exchange rate.
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Old 08-17-2005, 05:04 AM   #12
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I was just about to post the same thing!!! I paid $1.25 a litre at Shell today and didn't have a shopper docket unfortunately! (We can get 4c a litre off with a receipt from a Coles supermarket)
You must be in NSW/ Sydney are you Aussie Girl?
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Old 08-17-2005, 12:48 PM   #13
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It seems to me there is a big misconception about p/u trucks and suv's, and being total gas hog's.

No, i am not talking about gasoline truck/suv either because they get 7-18mpg at best, depending on size and towing as well. My diesel Fords get roughly 21-28mpg. That's including 2 p/u trucks (one of which has a lot of power upgrades that i race) and a suv with only loosing a few mpg towing getting about 20-22mpg.

However, i do know of quite a few 4 and 6 cylinder cars/ light suv, that don't even get better milage than i do!
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Old 08-17-2005, 07:00 PM   #14
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At the station on the ccorner it was:
$2.69
$2.79
$2.89
and diesel was $3.19
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Old 08-17-2005, 07:01 PM   #15
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Hey all I just heard that oil prices went down! YEA!!! Party! Keep going down!
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Old 08-17-2005, 11:42 PM   #16
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Quote:
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At the station on the ccorner it was:
$2.69
$2.79
$2.89
and diesel was $3.19
Cali has always been a bit high on their diesel prices, since i can remember. I went out there roughly 7 years ago and if i remember correctly, diesel in the midwest was .89 to 1.14 and 2.24 in Colfax when i really needed to fill up.
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Old 08-19-2005, 01:44 AM   #17
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Mount Gambier, mrsmac. Our prices here are about on par with Melbourne. When Adelaide has a discount war, they are generally 14 - 16c cheaper/litre though

Dont you just love it though, when the price of crude oil rises, the service station owners are out there raising their cents/litre within the hour. Even though they have near full tanks at last weeks prices.

Altogether different on the rare ocassions when the price goes down though!
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Old 08-19-2005, 06:33 AM   #18
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Isn't it stupid that prices in a major capital city are the same as somewhere as far off as Mount Gambier?
How funny thats where you are, a girl at work and I were talking about it the other day, she's from MtG and reckons everywhere you go you meet someone from Mt. Gambier!!
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Old 08-19-2005, 07:13 AM   #19
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$2.49 a gallon for regular at the cheapie station here yesterday.
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