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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #100 on: 07/14/06 01:00 PM »

Prices here on Long Island are runing anywhere from $3.15 to $3.45 per gallon of regular and up to $3.80 for premium.  :o

Since I got my truck two months ago I've only had two fill-ups over $80 with the highest being $87.  I know it's stupid but it feels cheaper when I fill up at half a tank and it is only $50, even though it is the same cost to fill up half a tank twice than a whole tank once.  Either way I love my Avy and gas milage be damned, I'm enjoying her.

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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #101 on: 07/14/06 04:12 PM »

I know it's stupid but it feels cheaper when I fill up at half a tank and it is only $50, even though it is the same cost to fill up half a tank twice than a whole tank once. 

No more stupid than me filling up at 1/4 tank on my credit card because it hurts more to use cash. I glance at the receipt and stuff it in my pocket to throw away later. My paycheck is direct deposit and wife does the bills, the numbers on a balance are abstract unlike parting with the greenbacks from my palm $$$
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #102 on: 07/14/06 04:44 PM »

I fill my truck up every 2 weeks unless I happen to drive more than usual. If for some strange reason I do put a lot of miles on my AV and need to fill up I try to not go below a 1/2 tank. I feel better when I fill my Av up with $40.00 instead of $75-$90.
Gas is going for 2.71-2.76 a gallon around these parts. I filled up Tuesday in Idaho Falls cause I was taking the family to the Zoo. Anyways the gas was 2.81 at the Maverick and it cost me $56.00. I was reading 1/4 tank at that time.
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500? Post 'em!
« Reply #103 on: 07/23/06 06:01 AM »

well my 02 i filled it up every week but never let it go below 1/2 tank cheaper to fill up . gas miles ranged anywhere from 17-21 highway and at 300-400 miles.                                                                on my 05 i do the same as with the 02 and gas fill up anywhere from $50-$60 and miles are 300-400 @ 1/2 tank again highway .found that the 05 gets alittle better gas miles than 02.
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500? Post 'em!
« Reply #104 on: 07/23/06 08:57 PM »

The pumps here stop at $75 and I've done that a couple of times.  It doesn't take much at $3.49 a gallon...
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #105 on: 07/28/06 03:18 PM »

40 gallons. What ever the price may come to.

That includes my 2 jerry cans lol.
I like to go on long trips.
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #106 on: 07/30/06 09:59 PM »

I bought the truck on 08/25/02 so this is my first fill-up.
I had to pull up this receipt, and repost >:(
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500? Post 'em!
« Reply #107 on: 08/01/06 09:06 PM »

My biggest is $72 it was my own fault for letting him get that empty, but what really ticked me off is when I went in and the clerk, says "$72"  With this look of shock.  I wanted to smack him, instead I kindly reminded him that gas is $3 a gallon or more. :beating:
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #108 on: 10/20/10 09:59 PM »

MY RECORD FILL UP IS A LITTLE OVER 31 GAL. SO IM GUESSING I HAVE A 32 GAL TANK. USUALLY GET ABOUT 500 MIL TO A TANK
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #109 on: 11/11/10 02:09 PM »

I just purchased my 2005 AV Monday. The fuel light came on, and I filled up a mile later , totalling 28 gallons. I am new member , and will be on everyday, anad will get ppics asap
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #110 on: 11/11/10 03:44 PM »

I just purchased my 2005 AV Monday. The fuel light came on, and I filled up a mile later , totalling 28 gallons. I am new member , and will be on everyday, anad will get ppics asap
 Take care,Paul
Try not to let the tank go below 1/4 because the gas actually cools the pump so it won't overheat.
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #111 on: 11/11/10 04:28 PM »

Try not to let the tank go below 1/4 because the gas actually cools the pump so it won't overheat.
My AV is always empty  :E:
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #112 on: 11/24/10 10:34 AM »

I hopefully won't do this again but I was trying to back to the cheap gas area (30 cents a gallon diff). I know at 30 gallons that only 9 dollar but as much as I drive it adds up quick. Here it a picture of the pump, this was a real butt clincher.




Here a picture of the fuel usage but it' always off and I should of taken a picture of the needle well below E. I haven't run out of gas since my first car and couldn"t afford to keep air in the tires and it was free then.

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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #113 on: 12/30/10 09:15 AM »

I dont remember the exact number since its been a year or two but I put in just under 31 gallons. That was after driving 70 miles with the fuel light on.
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #114 on: 12/30/10 09:34 AM »

I hopefully won't do this again but I was trying to back to the cheap gas area (30 cents a gallon diff). I know at 30 gallons that only 9 dollar but as much as I drive it adds up quick. Here it a picture of the pump, this was a real butt clincher.




Here a picture of the fuel usage but it' always off and I should of taken a picture of the needle well below E. I haven't run out of gas since my first car and couldn"t afford to keep air in the tires and it was free then.


Wow  :o you guys like to push it
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #115 on: 12/30/10 09:41 AM »

A 77 dollar fill would be a dream come true ! Im in Canada and I am between 110 and 120 each fill. Its embarassing when 2 or 3 small cars come and go while your still filling one tank !!!!
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #116 on: 12/30/10 09:53 AM »

A 77 dollar fill would be a dream come true ! Im in Canada and I am between 110 and 120 each fill. Its embarassing when 2 or 3 small cars come and go while your still filling one tank !!!!

I feel your pain. Although in Manitoba gas is a bit cheaper than Ontario ($1.049/ liter), it's still between $90 and $100.  :E: Makes vacationing south of the border a bit easier, now that the Cdn dollar is up there.
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #117 on: 07/26/11 11:13 AM »

Put in 30.57 gallons at $3.86 a gallon in NY the other day and it cost me $118.00. I drove for another 81 miles after my low fuel light came on then got nervous and decided i should fill up. good thing cause she was thirsty. before reading this thread I have never put in more then 27 gallons at once cause I usually just fill it within around 15 miles of the low fuel light.  :B:
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #118 on: 07/30/11 11:39 AM »

But my other runner-up receipt in terms of "most gas pumped" (over the whole time I've had the Av) came earlier on this trip when filling the tank cost $47.50 (!)

The receipt is a little hard to read (running out of ink at this Chevron), but we faired a little bit better in terms of miles between fillups at 449.5.  MPG is still 15+; again the snow and headwind were a factor.  But don't buy gas in Willows, CA--1.61 for 87 octane sent me through the roof!

Let 'er rip--I know some of you (Californians?) have paid wild prices for even 87 octane.  Here in Salem, OR I usually pay $1.25-$1.40.

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The post above was back in January of 2003. Fast forward to today and it will cost $128.00 @ $4.00 a gallon in Connecticut.  :E: That's a 269% increase!!! Who would think that gas would have jumped this much in 8 years?  ???

Thanks Washington, you bunch of ASS CLOWNS!!!  :beating: Remember this in 2012!
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #119 on: 07/30/11 02:47 PM »

Hard words bud, if you only knew what I pay for a fill up.
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« Reply #120 on: 07/30/11 11:51 PM »

Yes, very hard words indeed! I guess.  ::) The truth can hurt sometimes.
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #121 on: 07/31/11 03:55 AM »

I just did a to round trip drive from coarsegold, ca to 16miles south of Jackson, wyo. I spent 4 days camping with family. I pulled a 2000 lbs trailer up and pulled 7000 lbs trailer back and spent $ 477 on gas for the entire trip. I averaged 12.3 mpg for the trip.
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #122 on: 08/10/11 09:20 PM »

Just filled up for the.first time last night. Wasnt sure how reliable the fuel.light and guage was so got a little nervous. It was 29.339 gallons at 3.59 a gallon, so $105.00 was my largest fill so far...
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Re: Biggest [fuel] Fill On 1500?  Post 'em!
« Reply #123 on: 08/11/11 02:41 AM »

I havent seen gas below $1.30 per liter (times 3.9 for gallons) for about 6 months now.  you do the math, i dont have the stomach too.

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« Reply #124 on: 08/11/11 04:05 AM »

Most gallons was 28.762 gallons, needle was below the empty mark, sitting on the "E" letter.
Farthest on a tank was 535 miles, indicated I still had about 60 miles until empty. My last tank was 516.0 miles (26.093 gallons), before that was 499.2 miles (27.906 gallons).
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