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bmoreira

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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2010 11:42:27 AM

What was the longest time your gas tank lasted EVER before refueling again? This is just for fun...my longest was 17 days and i drove everyday but it was only stricly to work....
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:35:16 PM

3 weeks
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 9:48:14 AM

June 30 to July 25, and 548 miles - 2.0L TDI.

[Edited by: Vin63 at 7/25/2014 9:48:52 AM EST]
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Jetta_Pilot
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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2014 5:29:29 PM

From April 22nd to June 21st. But then I also have an electric sccoter to run around for neighborhood shopping etc.
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93XtraCab
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 12:54:42 PM

2.5 weeks
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 5:46:51 AM

about a week
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 9:49:25 AM

2 weeks on average, my truck lasted 1.5 years since it sat it in the garage after getting a new car.

[Edited by: WEDDY at 7/21/2014 9:50:27 AM EST]
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 7:45:38 AM

usually, a week or so.
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2014 7:26:42 AM

about 3 weeks.
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ekwood221
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 7:11:58 PM

my last two fill ups lasted 23 days each. think it was about 37mpg overall. kinda low due to running a/c. been kinda warm here in boston.
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davisadm
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 10:46:54 AM

I still have the original gas tank on all my cars.
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46chief
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2014 1:57:10 PM

385 miles with a 12 gallon tank.
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jslessor
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2014 11:33:24 AM

487km (or 302mi)
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Sugarshaneo7
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2014 11:05:28 AM

long time
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 10:14:47 AM

I had a tank of gas in my car last from November till March, but I didn't drive the car all winter.
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 10:26:03 AM

about 3 weeks.
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 4:51:18 PM

about 350 miles!
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bacvain
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 11:39:01 AM

Never had a tank last me longer then 1 week. I do so much highway driving. I am hoping my next vehicle will give me more then 1 week, maybe 2 weeks. TDI!

I can manage 750-800km a tank with My turbo Optima SX.

I heard from diesel owners that it will give me 1.5 to 2 times more on diesel with highway driving.
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sirreal1984
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 10:17:14 AM

I can't tell if some people didn't read the original post and actually thought bmoreira meant the gas tank or are trying to be funny. It's obvious from the original post that bmoreira meant tank of gas, since his/her best last 17 days. Not that it matters, since nobody will read my post either.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 8:39:07 AM

how long did it last, well, depends on how much I drive. My F-250 holds 35 gallons, if I drive it my normal amount, I go about 2 weeks between fill ups. My Focus ST holds 12 gallons, if I park the F-250 and just drive the car, I go about 2 weeks between fill ups.
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Madridjoe
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 6:30:27 AM

since I retired, I can go all month on a tank, sometimes longer
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 6:28:44 AM

3 weeks / 506 miles
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 6:04:17 AM

about a week
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 1:10:50 AM

mine has always lasted as long as the car did.
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 12:21:54 AM

I have never replaced a gas tank.
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 4:08:09 PM

Never had a gas tank fail but the longest I had kept a vehicle was around 7.8 years.
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stonejd
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 10:05:24 AM

about 520miles
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shstew
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 9:39:53 AM

1000km
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mnrick041
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2014 5:53:09 PM

6 days, average is 7
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 21, 2014 6:57:01 AM

Still have it...........never change any....ever......
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 6:43:06 AM

We still have the original gas tanks on our cars.........
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 5:46:19 AM

2 weeks
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twt
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 5:24:04 AM

I still have the original gas tank. Never had to buy a new tank.
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Snakeman88
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 1:01:55 AM

88
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Snakeman88
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 1:01:49 AM

88
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Snakeman88
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 1:01:42 AM

88
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Snakeman88
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Message Posted: May 17, 2014 1:01:02 AM

88
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: May 16, 2014 5:58:03 AM

Who cares??
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pghbill
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Message Posted: May 16, 2014 12:26:03 AM

not long enough
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 9:32:11 PM

The tank....forever...the gas in it...thats a different story!
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redfish67
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 12:33:54 PM

2 weeks
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jimbo1031
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 12:18:35 PM

13 day. I drove more than normal
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 8:48:26 AM

The gas tank in my car is in fine condition and I've never needed to replace it.
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 6:41:11 AM

It depends on where I travel............
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karl13
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 4:48:34 PM

3 weeks
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oikoswhispers
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 3:44:34 PM

I deal with a lot of traffic unfortunately so it kills my gas mileage. I would go about 10 days between fill ups when I drove my Saturn but the Mazda 6 is a bit more thirsty. I fill up about once a week now. What are you guys driving that you can get over 12 days on a tank?
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mracuraman
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 3:43:55 PM

4 days
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brandon6452
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 3:28:19 PM

I think the longest I ever went was 3 weeks between fill ups, driving mainly to work and back. Longest mileage between fill-ups was 450, averaging 36 MPG when figured manually, with the DIC reading 36.8 MPG.
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 2:32:57 PM

still working on it have 1/4 tank left after 35 days!
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flguy71
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 11:41:10 AM

my car gets a minimum of 600 Miles per tank ULSD....looking forward to long road trip this June and seeing 700 and maybe even 800 miles per tank ( averaging 42 MPG with 50/50 city/hwy)
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davisadm
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Message Posted: May 14, 2014 10:39:12 AM

All of my cars have the original gas tank.
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