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post #1 of 29 Old 03-03-2008, 11:05 AM Thread Starter
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how about them diesel prices

Okay so I am confused, how in the hell is diesel 50 cent higher than gas, its a bi-product of gas...and how in the hell is bio more than diesel, I am so confused, everything seems backwards to me.......So I am trying to figure out with prices of diesel and gas sky rocketing, will our big trucks and toys like jeeps be a thing of the past??? It really bothers me that everything in the economy seems to be getting more and more expensive but yet nothing is being done about peoples pay, so how can you afford to make a living..... sorry had to vent a little......



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ya that pisses me off becuae diesel is a by product of gas!!!! and i am running red becuase its about the same price as gas

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yeah no doubt, it costs me 5,000.00 a year just for fuel for my truck

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right on!! two words... highway robbery

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they decided they could make more on diesel than on gas since the would depends on it to survive..trucks,tractors,trains,buses,ships construction equip..gas is becoming less used...

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Supply and demand is a son of a bich

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Diesel pushing $3.80 in Phoenix.

Soaring diesel fuel prices hamstring independent drivers | EastValleyTribune.com
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I just thought it was because all the super efficient diesel volkswagens and such are getting 40+ mpg...
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ya that pisses me off becuae diesel is a by product of gas!!!! and i am running red becuase its about the same price as gas

Not a by product, just the first product after crude... But none the less I hear you...

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yeah no doubt, it costs me 5,000.00 a year just for fuel for my truck

LOL 5k a year... I wish... My fuel bill averages 2k A MONTH...

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Fuel in So. Ms. at 3.53 gal. today

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