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g747
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 2:01:20 PM

I my neck of the woods;plus fuel is as almost higher as diesel fuel.Is the station's owners spiking-up that difference, or wall st.? Someone out there shead light on this price gouging.

[Edited by: g747 at 12/8/2013 2:01:19 PM EST]
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xbAG
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2013 10:28:49 PM

Please define the word "plus".
does it mean any fuel that is NOT regular?
SpeedyGonzoMD
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2013 6:34:13 PM

Most moderately price cars can run on regular. In fact I know someone with a Lexus (which recommends premium) running regular (thanks to the computer) with out any problems. The larger gap between regular and the higher octane grades helps offset the reduced profit for the lower priced regular.
nourdives
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2013 6:29:40 PM

You guessed it, gouging.
CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2013 5:58:21 PM

if something costs too much for you ............don't buy it

if your car needs the expensive stuff ........you need a cheaper car.

Stop crying deal with it .......make a change , there are thing you can do , crying on here will do nothing



[Edited by: CactusBobs at 12/9/2013 6:01:59 PM EST]
hjl17
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2013 8:40:07 AM

it's unfair
Dennis783
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2013 8:04:37 AM

here regular does not have ethanol and plus (13 cents cheaper) is E10
stonejd
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 8:28:20 PM

It used to be .10 now it's .15-.30... BS
Gas_Buddy
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 8:14:47 PM

In your "neck of the woods", you're saying "plus fuel is as almost higher as diesel fuel"?

"It's as almost higher as"?

I'm not sure what you're saying. Are you saying that "plus fuel is almost as high priced as diesel is? And if so, what does that have to do with the topic name, which is "Price difference from Regular to Plus reasoning" (which I also don't understand. Are you asking why there's a price difference between the cost of regular gas and the cost of "plus" gas? Or are you asking about the price relationship between "plus" and diesel?

Regardless of what you're asking about (until you get back to this threIad and perhaps better explain what you're asking), you haven't shown that there's any price gouging. By "price gouging", I assume you mean that there was a regular set of prices and then, for some reason, perhaps because of a hurricane or pipeline disruption or refinery closing, gas station operations had been affected and the few gas stations remaining open "jumped up their prices". Is that what you're asking about? Because, as I'm sure you know, just because there are high prices or just because one station is higher priced than another station (even if it's a lot higher than another station), that doesn't mean there's price gouging.

Sorry, but I think your post needs a little clarification. At least for me to understand it.

AFOS
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 8:10:17 PM

The dealers are free to charge what they want. Some may mark up premium more than regular. For a long time, until this summer, the reverse was true around my area. MOST dealers were charging 20-25¢ over regular for premium, while paying 35-50¢ more. As of Friday the dealer cost difference was 40¢ at Chicago terminals and since late summer almost all are charging at least that much of a spread at the pump. The dealer cost spread may be different in Mobile though.
dfp609
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 7:00:34 PM

Why do you say it is due to price gouging?
forresj
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 6:08:49 PM

Because the greedy want your money.

[Edited by: forresj at 12/8/2013 6:09:02 PM EST]
TrixieNY
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 5:39:43 PM

LOL
ZZZoop
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 4:17:28 PM

And what about "shead light"? Is that one of Obama's new sources of green energy?
Gas_Buddy
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 3:20:42 PM

Can you first explain how you came up with "Price gouging"?

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