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jrferrari

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Message Posted: Nov 12, 2012 9:19:04 AM

Do you record your gas mileage so you can see if it changes over time?

It can be any method, paper, spreadsheet, online, or any other method.

I started with a small hard cover notebook and moved to Excel and then online. Excel is nice because I created a bunch of graphs.
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rrtruck
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 1:40:16 PM

I use the gasbuddy's fuel logbook.
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 9:22:23 AM

NO
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2015 4:56:57 PM

Nope
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jdmd6613
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2015 9:24:49 AM

NO
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ecsojay
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 9:51:22 PM

yes....spreadsheet design to show date, location, provider, amount paid, mileage and gallons purchased, pump price, etc....end of year, it calculates, total coast associated with driving expenses, miles driven, gallons of gas purchased...etc
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drgeeforce
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Message Posted: Jan 20, 2015 12:02:24 PM

fuelly.com
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 1:04:10 PM

yes
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fvf2588
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 9:44:49 AM

Yes use the Gas buddy fuel log. Great tool!
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2015 8:41:01 PM

Yes
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VWDeeZel
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Message Posted: Jan 14, 2015 12:11:00 AM

Excel spreadsheet.

I don't exactly trust on-line record keeping.
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juniperus98
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2015 9:00:52 PM

Yes, on a smartphone app.
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englanddh2
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Message Posted: Jan 13, 2015 2:45:47 PM

Yes, Auto Tool Box and a spreadsheet. Actually helped me identify an O2 sensor that was going bad, but didn't pop any codes. Ended up increasing my MPG by .5.

I am now a firm believer in tracking your gas mileage.
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2015 7:27:43 AM

on the gas reciept
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Jan 10, 2015 1:49:28 AM

no....to lazy
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 2:28:59 PM

Yes, Fuelly
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 9:20:51 AM

yes
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 9:06:37 AM

yup, iPhone app
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 5:37:11 AM

Yes
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Skyjunky
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 3:44:39 AM

yes
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lilmx5guy
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 12:57:18 PM

I just pay attention when I get an abnormal fluctuation over several tanks.
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BCNU
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Message Posted: Jan 4, 2015 4:13:54 AM

no
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 11:51:24 AM

yes
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twt
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 3:23:55 AM

No, I don't.
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2015 1:24:08 AM

no
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 1:33:43 PM

yes
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 12:49:31 PM

No
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4wheel
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 2:56:21 AM

No
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JohnCur
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 1:01:42 AM

yes. on board device
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mybigtruck
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 12:43:01 AM

i track every fillup since buying my cars new and can see trends over the entire time I've had them
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2015 10:33:56 PM

No just check the computer in the car at fll up then i clear it...
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97PearlCat
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2014 4:53:51 PM

Yes, I keep a log on this website and a written log of all gas and repairs in my car.
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2014 1:41:46 PM

just check as I drive in vechile

[Edited by: carinthuist at 12/31/2014 1:43:02 PM EST]
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puddy
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2014 8:40:46 AM

yes in the gas log
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silverG
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2014 8:30:35 AM

Yes. Using the gas log on this website.
The log is continuous; 10 years and so logging.
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LibertyGuardian
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2014 12:12:13 PM

Nope...couldn't care less or give a rip what it is...
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RealtorJeff
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2014 11:33:31 AM

Yes, in a hardbound notebook in the car
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ny10
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2013 12:24:51 AM

never done it, but maybe I should do it
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northroad
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 9:08:06 PM

fuelly
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JunGleJimBo
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 3:10:51 PM

Yes, I use GB for tracking my mileage. It is also pretty easy to check, because I usually use about 10 gallons of gas before I need to fill up. Just take a quick look at my trip odometer and move the decimal and I have my mileage.

Jim

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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 2:02:48 PM

yup
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DoctorOH
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2013 12:29:53 AM

I keep a mental note of my mpg's
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2013 3:35:45 PM

22.7MPG
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2013 3:43:53 AM

yes
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2013 6:19:51 AM

on my gas receipt
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2013 5:45:41 AM

Yes, iPhone app
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rick_evans
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:03:56 PM

fuelly.com
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tjhunter
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 12:15:47 PM

Yes on this sites "fuel logbook"
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jjb67
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 11:42:39 AM

There are two methods of gas mileage measurement that I use:

1. When I fill up my tank, I reset the trip odometer. Then when I fill up the next time, as soon as the pump stops automatically (indicating full), I get a receipt and note the trip odometer mileage on it before resetting it for the next round. I then calculate MPG from what I wrote on the receipt and the number of gallons dispensed and enter that in my spreadsheet.
2. Since my car has a fuel economy display, I write that number on my receipt also, and enter that figure in my spreadsheet.

Combining the two figures, I can see what variances exist (if any) in my fuel economy.
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RockShagwell
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 10:43:37 AM

no but i need to start
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contiki
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 6:46:21 AM

No.......
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2013 5:35:37 AM

Yes
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