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LFC1989

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Message Posted: Aug 8, 2012 7:23:01 AM

I try to when it gets around a quarter tank left.
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Seekingone
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2014 6:41:12 AM

1/4
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Dec 12, 2014 6:34:43 AM

about 1/3 to 1/4 tank
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jason54915
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2014 8:45:17 AM

gas light comes on
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fatso
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2014 10:17:26 PM

1/4 tank
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2014 9:26:02 PM

Summer time 1/4 tank winter not less than 1/2 tank.
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kdanish
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2014 10:34:33 AM

Just under 1/2 full, live in a rural area
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cujo1977
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2014 10:22:38 AM

1/4
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2014 10:20:29 AM

Sometimes too low. Hard on fuel pumps and filters and overall performance.
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hjl17
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 6:49:11 PM

1/4 tank
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crmedic
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 6:05:03 PM

1/4 tank
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46chief
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 5:50:23 PM

1/4
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Mahalo5
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 4:42:00 PM

1/4 tank or just above
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Nuzan
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 12:28:03 PM

Quarter tank.
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 5:15:45 AM

About 1/4 tank
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2014 12:41:36 PM

1/4
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tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2014 7:36:39 AM

1/4 tank
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2014 5:29:46 AM

1/4 tank
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PossibleTheory
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Message Posted: Nov 28, 2014 12:28:51 AM

I normally wait until I get my fuel light on, then I have roughly about 4 gallons (~50 miles) until actually empty. I never go any lower than that, every time it's on or getting close to it, I'm always en-route to a station.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 27, 2014 5:41:00 PM

1/4 tank summer 1/2 or higher in the winter time. If i'm out in the winter and see a low price I will fill up again just to keep it topped off.
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minookaband
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2014 9:09:00 AM

just below 1/4 tank
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2014 6:22:12 AM

At half a tank, I start thinking about filling up, at a quarter I am near panic stage
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 3:08:12 PM

never any lower then 1/4
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TAP56
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2014 2:05:08 AM


1/2 tank
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Godozo
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 11:43:14 PM

Around 1/4 of a tank. Will risk it if I feel I can get away with it, but otherwise the rule is strict.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 7:23:35 PM

1/4 tank in summer. Dont let it below 1/2 in the winter
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k7lvo
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 2:18:11 PM

I try to keep it above 1/2, but sometimes it gets down around 1/4.
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rando991
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 7:29:47 AM

Not Lower than 1/4
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cv
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 5:43:20 AM

Between 1/4 and 1/2 I get gas.
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blueliner16
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 5:37:53 AM

1/4
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 5:30:03 AM

About 1/4 tank
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Oct 31, 2014 6:00:17 AM

about 1/2. If it hits a 14/ I start panicking....
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rando991
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2014 8:29:16 AM

1/2 but no lower than 1/4
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SGLuz
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 7:54:47 PM

1/4
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luvmyburgi
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 9:17:27 PM

1/4
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Mikeyy1960
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 7:49:15 PM

when light comes on
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tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 7:35:05 AM

1/4 tank
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Seekingone
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 6:45:35 AM

1/4
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sandy40
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 6:32:53 AM

About 1/4 tank.
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2014 5:12:57 AM

Around a 1/4 tank
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twt
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 5:53:26 AM

Usually, around a quarter tank.
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randy3116
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 5:28:49 AM

1/2 tank
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 5:27:34 AM

1/4 tank
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Sep 6, 2014 5:46:05 AM

About a quarter tank
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sheba24
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 10:48:09 AM

!/4 of a tank.
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Seekingone
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 7:02:54 AM

1/4
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tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Sep 3, 2014 6:41:54 AM

1/4 of tank
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mpsrent
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 4:00:53 PM

1/4
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bhWY
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 9:59:07 AM

Half full
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 9:53:27 AM

after the gas light comes on indicating I have about a gallon left.
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nichols
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Message Posted: Aug 25, 2014 9:52:33 AM

1/4 to 1/2 depending on what I think is going to happen to prices
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PnnyPnchr
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2014 11:22:27 AM

1/4 to 1/3
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