Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    10:47 PM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Just For Fun > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: Do you keep your gas tank full ? Back to Topics
GAJDHI

Champion Author
Montreal

Posts:2,363
Points:1,787,025
Joined:Jan 2009
Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 7:54:30 AM

When become half tank, I fill up the gas
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
rcanela1
Rookie Author Virginia

Posts:8
Points:10,000
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 5:57:29 PM

I try to fill between 5-25%
Profile Pic
hyeglenn
Champion Author Fresno

Posts:3,468
Points:1,190,870
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 9:02:47 AM

Use too:
Profile Pic
TAP56
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:31,586
Points:1,548,090
Joined:Oct 2005
Message Posted: Aug 13, 2014 3:43:03 AM


Yes
Profile Pic
drivebye
Champion Author San Jose

Posts:1,983
Points:153,230
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 11:38:27 PM

No. . . b/c to keep the tank full, I'd have to stay at the gas station with the motor off.
Profile Pic
xbAG
Champion Author California

Posts:2,342
Points:732,975
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 8:26:40 PM

No.
Profile Pic
Boyrr
Champion Author Allentown

Posts:17,377
Points:3,752,595
Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 4:10:30 PM

yes, every time I fill it, it's full
Profile Pic
randy3116
Champion Author Tennessee

Posts:1,680
Points:549,000
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 8:26:06 AM

yes
Profile Pic
WES03
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:7,015
Points:1,775,450
Joined:Feb 2009
Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 7:54:22 AM

No. It is not "full" the minute you drive away from the pump.
Profile Pic
carinthuist
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:5,095
Points:866,000
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 1:31:28 PM

yes
Profile Pic
hoopitup2000
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:1,437
Points:455,350
Joined:Jul 2013
Message Posted: Jul 28, 2014 6:37:25 AM

Only when it's full!!
Profile Pic
twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

Posts:12,848
Points:1,586,760
Joined:Mar 2005
Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 3:02:31 AM

I fill, at a quarter tank.
Profile Pic
Jmac2008
Champion Author Missouri

Posts:4,406
Points:1,409,345
Joined:Dec 2008
Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 1:02:43 AM

No
Profile Pic
krazkar
Champion Author Calgary

Posts:2,878
Points:877,680
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 11:57:27 PM

I like to keep at least half a tank
Profile Pic
superman1AZ
Rookie Author Phoenix

Posts:68
Points:452,045
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 11:26:06 PM

I fill up when at 1/4 tank, unless I feel like topping off to avoid price spikes.
Profile Pic
pvdray
Sophomore Author South Bend

Posts:141
Points:270,545
Joined:Dec 2013
Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 3:42:43 PM

I fill up when the light comes on
Profile Pic
speedy700
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:2,991
Points:728,875
Joined:Jan 2013
Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 10:11:50 AM

No, I only fill it when it drops below a 1/4 tank. The less time I have to waste at the gas station the better.
Profile Pic
GLM4205
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:6,341
Points:1,328,735
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: Jul 24, 2014 8:32:32 AM

Try to
Profile Pic
dontuknowOH
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:3,538
Points:61,145
Joined:Aug 2009
Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 9:45:52 PM

No because 70% of my driving is local city which requires at times the frequent start motion/increase speed, both take extra fuel energy along with braking usable momentum for a possible stop motion(traffic)conditions.

Less fuel weight in the tank is a benefit for that type traffic conditions(stop/slow/increase/restarts) from stopped motion. Less vehicle weight working against Inertia forces(science stuff) Earth connected.

I know that 1/3--- to 1/2 tank of fuel is not always Ideal for other drivers interests, local, habits or travel commutes. WFM on fuel savings, because lighter is better for my conditions/habits/commuting efforts.
Profile Pic
DoggII
All-Star Author Omaha

Posts:545
Points:908,290
Joined:Oct 2011
Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 3:38:22 PM

no
Profile Pic
Sugarshaneo7
Veteran Author Michigan

Posts:374
Points:72,470
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: Jul 16, 2014 2:01:12 PM

no
Profile Pic
reb4
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:24,331
Points:2,426,575
Joined:Sep 2004
Message Posted: May 28, 2014 8:47:32 AM

I fill it when It needs gas, or I think prices will be going up...

Since I drive a Prius, it's not too often...

Profile Pic
Tundralimited2009
Champion Author Dallas

Posts:42,401
Points:1,962,970
Joined:Feb 2009
Message Posted: May 22, 2014 4:21:33 AM

Yes.
Profile Pic
ScottAdams5
Champion Author New York

Posts:2,120
Points:689,685
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: May 22, 2014 2:47:06 AM

This has NOTHING to do with the topic here of fuel economy!

Where are the Gas Buddy Moderators? How long will GAJDHI be allowed to clutter up the forum with off topic posts?
Profile Pic
twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

Posts:12,848
Points:1,586,760
Joined:Mar 2005
Message Posted: May 21, 2014 3:21:05 AM

I fill, at 1/4 tank.
Profile Pic
OilerFan
Champion Author Tulsa

Posts:16,398
Points:2,924,785
Joined:Aug 2005
Message Posted: May 21, 2014 1:43:21 AM

I really try to not let it get down below 50% before topping it off again.
Profile Pic
ScottAdams5
Champion Author New York

Posts:2,120
Points:689,685
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: May 21, 2014 12:08:42 AM

This has *nothing* to do with the topic of fuel economy.

Where are the Gas Buddy Moderators?
Profile Pic
oikoswhispers
Rookie Author New Jersey

Posts:38
Points:163,310
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 20, 2014 4:12:35 PM

usually at half or quarter
Profile Pic
karl13
All-Star Author Miami

Posts:955
Points:468,215
Joined:Jan 2013
Message Posted: May 14, 2014 4:49:54 PM

usually get down to a 1/4 tank and then fill up.
Profile Pic
brandon6452
Rookie Author Minnesota

Posts:23
Points:44,335
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: May 14, 2014 3:25:02 PM

Depends on the driving I plan on doing. Usually, I fill my tank after it gets to or near 1/4 tank left.
Profile Pic
Nuzan
All-Star Author Nevada

Posts:625
Points:590,195
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: May 14, 2014 12:54:40 PM

No
Profile Pic
Sugarshaneo7
Veteran Author Michigan

Posts:374
Points:72,470
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: May 14, 2014 11:43:47 AM

no
Profile Pic
carinthuist
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:5,095
Points:866,000
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: May 11, 2014 2:00:12 PM

yes
Profile Pic
davisadm
Champion Author Los Angeles

Posts:3,079
Points:1,000,850
Joined:Dec 2011
Message Posted: May 11, 2014 11:05:14 AM

No, why waste time doing that. When it approaches empty is when I fill it.
Profile Pic
tiny1oh
Champion Author Akron

Posts:1,250
Points:985,110
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: May 10, 2014 5:02:14 AM

no
Profile Pic
twt
Champion Author Virginia Beach

Posts:12,848
Points:1,586,760
Joined:Mar 2005
Message Posted: May 10, 2014 4:36:09 AM

When it reaches a quarter tank, I fill it.
Profile Pic
pghbill
Champion Author Pittsburgh

Posts:1,877
Points:1,029,835
Joined:Jul 2005
Message Posted: May 10, 2014 12:10:38 AM

sometimes
Profile Pic
waynester1955
Veteran Author Ontario

Posts:414
Points:436,490
Joined:Aug 2009
Message Posted: May 9, 2014 8:05:19 PM

Always above half-full to full
Profile Pic
carinthuist
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:5,095
Points:866,000
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: May 9, 2014 6:50:18 PM

yes
Profile Pic
Sugarshaneo7
Veteran Author Michigan

Posts:374
Points:72,470
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: May 9, 2014 10:39:31 AM

Yeah because I'm in such a hurry to add to the oil companies profits (sarcasm).
Profile Pic
AvantiMick
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:15,281
Points:3,136,685
Joined:Dec 2005
Message Posted: May 2, 2014 5:52:19 AM

IF I can afford it!
Profile Pic
Ken007
Champion Author Texas

Posts:2,335
Points:816,225
Joined:Jan 2010
Message Posted: May 2, 2014 3:31:56 AM

Yep, I run my tank on the full half of the tank.
Profile Pic
poetdog73
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:1,706
Points:1,099,350
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: May 2, 2014 2:56:07 AM

no
Profile Pic
fhcmedic
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:2,853
Points:1,066,030
Joined:Aug 2006
Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:41:39 PM

I run pretty low then fill up.
Profile Pic
sit
Champion Author Cleveland

Posts:7,664
Points:2,530,395
Joined:Feb 2006
Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:38:02 PM

No, I just watch prices.
Profile Pic
hoopitup2000
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:1,437
Points:455,350
Joined:Jul 2013
Message Posted: May 1, 2014 6:30:35 AM

Not really. . . .
Profile Pic
BobD2009
Champion Author Long Island

Posts:9,547
Points:1,828,760
Joined:Apr 2009
Message Posted: May 1, 2014 6:29:02 AM

I rarely let it go below half a tank.
Profile Pic
silverfox63
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:10,494
Points:2,165,000
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: May 1, 2014 6:06:19 AM

If I can afford to do so I do, but otherwise no.
Profile Pic
GLM4205
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:6,341
Points:1,328,735
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: May 1, 2014 5:41:00 AM

Mostly
Profile Pic
millerin
Champion Author Orlando

Posts:4,385
Points:1,021,145
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: May 1, 2014 5:38:59 AM

from fill to fill
Profile Pic
randy3116
Champion Author Tennessee

Posts:1,680
Points:549,000
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: May 1, 2014 5:34:54 AM

i fill the tank at every fuel stop
Post a reply Back to Topics