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Old 03-10-2008, 06:56 PM
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Enough is enough!

Well guys i just paid 4.29 for diesel today. At what point do way enough is enough? everyone is saying that $5.00 a gal will be here by summer time. I cant afford to take the rig out for long trips because of fuel costs so she stays sitting in my driveway most of the time. Everyone knows how expensive these things are. so paying for the monthly payment, insurance and fuel a month is getting pretty ridiculous.

I have had 2 friends trade in their lifted rigs for Prius i know i know its a freaken prius but when you drive over 100miles a day the fuel cost is huge.. they are now only filling up twice a month with about 120 bucks for the whole month compared to around 6-800 in fuel...

So my question is this... how high does the fuel need to get before you either stop driving it or sell your truck for something economical?

I had promised myself i would never sell my truck but with 5 bucks a gallon coming around im very tempted too... i wouldnt buy a prius but how about the hybrid 4 door honda accord or the ford Escape hybrid?

im open to suggestions.. i want to know what you guys think

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Old 03-10-2008, 07:01 PM
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i think it sucks, but what about looking into BIO, makin it yourself?
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That would be good choice if you have the options I am spending aroung 800.00 a week or more but can't change to something smaller as have to haul equipment.
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:02 PM
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i also heard this morning that oil is a over $106 a barrell now.
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:03 PM
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lookin to make the truck sit and get a old fuel efficent car
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:04 PM
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go for it, i just think we shouldnt have to...... we should be able to afford to buy a truck and drive it at the same time.
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:06 PM
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I agree
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:07 PM
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Man this fuel is just getting way out of hand payed $3.84 today its ridculous
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i had thought about bio but honestly i have nowhere i can do it... only have 9k lot and all is stone with no extra room anywhere to add a bio plant

its not that i cant afford it... i just think its getting way out of hand and that money can be used into something else
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I have no choice but to drive The Granny.... it is the only vehicle we have at this point!
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