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Gas has just gone up in price again, by my calculation the lowest octane gas is just over US$6 for a US gallon, I hate to think what the high octane stuff I use in the Thunderbird costs! (Cost me NZ$106 for 10 UK gallons I put in it on Saturday before prices went up)
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You got me thinking, Tom... Years ago when regular gas was outrageously high at US$1.00/gal., mid-grade was a dime higher and premium was twenty cents higher. That's about 20% more for 93 octane.

Our current Detroit price for 86-octane regular gas is ~US$2.80/gal. 92-octane Premium is still ten cents higher. So, premium gas is MUCH cheaper, less than 8% more. Good deal if you drive a Mustang.

I cannot imagine six bucks/gal. I know many parts of the world pay over five bucks and that is the reason for scooters and small cars.

If Squarebirds are personal luxury cars, it certainly IS a luxury to afford the gas. BTW, when I overhaul daily driver engines I keep the compression ratio down to ~9.2:1 so it can burn regular gas and add longevity.

10-UK gallons = 12-US gallons - Dave
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Average gas price for 86 octane here is $2.45gal....
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Gas price here in Aust (well Perth in my area) $1.50 per liter 91 octane. 4.5461 liter's per gallon. $6.81 per Aus gallon.
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It reached $1.75 per Litre here in Adelaide for Premium. 4.5 Litres to the Imperial Gallon. $ 7.87 per Ausie Gallon. Believe it Dave it's fact.

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It reached $1.75 per Litre here in Adelaide for Premium. 4.5 Litres to the Imperial Gallon. $ 7.87 per Ausie Gallon. Believe it Dave it's fact.

Chris.....From OZ.
Hmm, NZ $2:39 a litre for 91 here Chris and $2:50 a litre in Wanaka. (Popular tourist vacation & skiing destination 3 hours inland from here)
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I hope the price drops in February of next year, as we're going to Napier for the Art Deco Festival. Been there twice already.

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Our current Detroit price for 86-octane regular gas is ~US$2.80/gal. 92-octane Premium is still ten cents higher.
Not in jersey, 93 premium is 60 cents higher over 87. But still "only" $3.34 a gallon and that is for Shell or Sunoco, the only two I use.
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As a comparison in Calgary, Alberta Canada a litre of regular gas is $1.34 and just went up. We have been averaging $1.20 a litre most of the summer other than holiday weekends when the price goes up before the long weekend.
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