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View Poll Results: How do you fill gas?
Run tank empty, fill completely, take note of mileage. 30 43.48%
Run tank empty, fill completely, no idea how many KM's I get 5 7.25%
Add $10-$20 at a time when it goes empty 21 30.43%
Never let it go less then half empty, then fill it up. 10 14.49%
Try and keep it topped up full as often as possible 1 1.45%
My orange light is constantly on. 2 2.90%
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Old 04-27-2008, 02:09 AM   #1
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Poll: What's your gasoline fill frequency??

What the title says... just curious how often maXmembers fill their gas tanks.
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Old 04-27-2008, 02:19 AM   #2
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I wait till the light comes on, then I fill it to anywhere between $40-60, don't normally fill the tank completely unless I'm going on a road trip, so none of your options really apply to me.
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Old 04-27-2008, 02:45 AM   #3
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20-25 Bucks when the Light comes on
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Old 04-27-2008, 03:05 AM   #4
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Keep it toped off most of the time.
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Old 04-27-2008, 03:26 AM   #5
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none of your options matches my gas fill frequency. but i usually keep it above the 20 mark. if anytime it reaches 20, i just put 20 -30$ of gas. so its never completely full, not completely empty.

but man, there was that one time when my orange light was constantly on.

i voted, 'Never let it go less then half empty, then fill it up.' because its the closest thing that matches my style
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Old 04-27-2008, 03:28 AM   #6
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edit: I thought randy meant how many times a week do we fill up.


i usually fill it, and wait for the light to come on
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Old 04-27-2008, 03:59 AM   #7
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once it gets less than half, I start looking for that price drop, then I fill up.
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Old 04-27-2008, 04:45 AM   #8
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I put in $50 this morning after a wash, drove it all of the day and now i'm on "Fuel Reserve"

Back to Sunoco tomorrow morning for another $50. If gas dips I'll fill her up which is around $100+ regardless.
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I wait till the light comes on, then some. I fill it, and yes, I to take note of the mileage to see how my driving was
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Old 04-27-2008, 10:48 AM   #10
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i wait till the orange light comes on, and i reset the trip counter then go fill up 40 litres. then when the orange light come on again, i get an idea of how many kilometers per litre i'm getting. then reset again etc.

i always fill up in liters, no matter what cost it is, easier to remember how much actual liters u put in.

should fix that obc lol.
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Old 04-27-2008, 11:03 AM   #11
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i should start noting the mileage, I never do..............
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Old 04-27-2008, 11:11 AM   #12
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Usually fill from empty. $100 and then the pump shuts off. Too lazy to do a 2nd transaction. Getting about 600K+ from 85ltr.
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I chose the first option, but I don't always take not of the milage.

I just do that every couple months to make sure my gas milage hasn't gone to shit (due to somethign being wrong with the car), not every fill up. It varies way too little for me to judge my gas milage much.

I don't understand the people who fill it 10-20 bucks though.. I have some friends that do this and I always ask them wtf they do that for. I mean whats the point of going to the pump every 2 days to put in 10 bucks, it's a big waste of time. Might as well just fill up once a week.....you're gonna have to spend the money anyways.

(There are obvoiusly excpetions such as if you have a HUGE tank and/or you drive VERY little so the $10-20 lasts a week, but I'm talking about a normal situation here)
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Old 04-27-2008, 01:56 PM   #14
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^ Exactly! It's not like the prices are coming down to save you a buck the next day. It's the summer,r and they'll probably be going UP so fill up while you can!
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I chose the first option, but I don't always take not of the milage.

I just do that every couple months to make sure my gas milage hasn't gone to shit (due to somethign being wrong with the car), not every fill up. It varies way too little for me to judge my gas milage much.

I don't understand the people who fill it 10-20 bucks though.. I have some friends that do this and I always ask them wtf they do that for. I mean whats the point of going to the pump every 2 days to put in 10 bucks, it's a big waste of time. Might as well just fill up once a week.....you're gonna have to spend the money anyways.

(There are obvoiusly excpetions such as if you have a HUGE tank and/or you drive VERY little so the $10-20 lasts a week, but I'm talking about a normal situation here)

When you live downtown, 30 Bucks of Gas lasts a week.
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