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Old 02-24-2012, 02:06 PM   #1
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rising gas prices

Who all is still taking their jeep(s) out with the gas prices steadily rising?

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Old 02-24-2012, 03:06 PM   #2
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I have no choice it's my only vehicle. !!

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Old 02-24-2012, 03:12 PM   #3
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:18 PM   #4
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I have no choice it's my only vehicle. !!
X2 but then even if it wasn't my daily I'd still drive it as much as possible
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:21 PM   #5
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And leaving Tuesday for Morris Mountain followed by Choco---back the following Sunday. Somebody needed a spotter/relief driver so just paying half the gas!
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Might be extreme but I started donating plasma to fund my gas tank. And why not, they pay $240/month here just for me to sit and give some plasma. Ok by me.
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X2 but then even if it wasn't my daily I'd still drive it as much as possible
Same here.
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:50 PM   #8
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Might be extreme but I started donating plasma to fund my gas tank. And why not, they pay $240/month here just for me to sit and give some plasma. Ok by me.
Have actually checked into that before but the hours wouldn't work around my job.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:01 PM   #9
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I'll continue to drive regardless of the prices. I enjoy the Jeep too much.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:12 PM   #10
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i'll continue to drive regardless of the prices. I enjoy the jeep too much.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:44 PM   #11
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Might be extreme but I started donating plasma to fund my gas tank. And why not, they pay $240/month here just for me to sit and give some plasma. Ok by me.
What is plasma and where do they pull it from?
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:48 PM   #12
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Im the same. I have other another car that gets over 30mpg but once spring hits im parking her and dropping the top
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:58 PM   #13
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Gas prices negative. Responses positive. Sounds like the jeeps will roll even if gas costs an arm and a leg. I can't wait to see the threads. I need an auto. I cut off my clutch leg for gas! I can't wave. I cut off my arm for gas and cannot steer and wave!
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:18 PM   #14
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I also have a Honda which gets great gas mileage, but the feel good factor is not there. I will continue to drive the bigger gas eater to get the I feel great feeling.
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I have a license plate frame on my motorhome that says "There's more to life than gas mileage". I will continue to drive my jk, grand Cherokee Hemi, and the motorhome.
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Old 02-24-2012, 09:28 PM   #16
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Not gonna lie, I have been rocking the Honda more since gas is becoming more expensive and I only make $11/hr, but any time the opportunity to wheel comes around I certainly don't turn my nose up at it.
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I own a gas station, so I figure the cost of my driving my Jeep into the cost of my gas. Jealous yet?
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Old 02-26-2012, 03:21 PM   #18
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Yea, I gotta drive the "Silver Box" at least twice a week taking my Grandkidz to Skool..I have another driver (Mazda PU, 4 cyl.) so it's no big deal, but the extra driver needs a clutch Cylinder so I gotta fix that this week !
Gas here in Western Orygun is $3.999999999 /Gal. (Shell) the rest are close... "BH"
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Old 02-26-2012, 03:27 PM   #19
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I have a nissan sentry also, but somehow always manage to get in the jeep to go to work.
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Old 02-26-2012, 06:22 PM   #20
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all in the difference

Driving 12,000 miles per year and getting 20 mpg on the Wrangler 4cyl takes about 600 gallons of gas. If I got 30 mpg that would be 400 gallons, or 200 gallons difference. That is $800/year difference.

If I am going to have another vehicle because of mileage, then the TOTAL cost of that vehicle, sans gas, could be no more than $800 per year. That is $65/month for depreciation, interest on investment, insurance and maintenance/repair. Don't think that works out, so cheaper to have one vehicle and pay the extra $800/year.

It takes quite a bit of mileage difference before it pays to have a 2nd vehicle to save gas money.
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:22 PM   #22
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How many more gas threads do we need on the forum. I mean I doubt people would be posting here often if they weren't driving their jeeps.
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:28 PM   #23
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I normally put my dd away and make my R6 my primary vehicle in the spring/summer/fall but will still drive it like normal when i'm not on the bike...

and if i didnt have the bike...i'd still drive it...

I agree with blackened lol, about a million gas threads...
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Old 02-26-2012, 07:50 PM   #24
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We do not need 4 gas price threads going. This is the only one that will be left open.

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