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Old 10-10-2010, 01:37 PM   #26
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avg small car tank is around 40L = $6 savings.

suv's, trucks, big cars etc will be bigger.
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Old 10-19-2010, 03:38 PM   #27
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Sorry guys haven't spent too much time on RS, been studying....

Gas prices for today:

$0.90 Regular
$0.92 89 Oct
$0.94 92 Oct

Cheapest I saw for regular was $0.88/litre at one of the other stations.

After putting some though into it, I don't think I'll be able to pick stuff up for you guys! Sorry!!!

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so you drive for 30mins and use $4 in gas in order to
save $6 in gas?....

genuis. why didn't I think of that.
If you're referring to me, I work in Delta, about 15 minutes away from Point Roberts. so why not?
Premium gas is a bitch, I save a good $15-20 on a full tank

65L at ~$1.25/L in Canada = ~$80.00
65L at ~$0.94/L in the States = ~$60.00
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:59 PM   #28
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Prices for today:

same as above post... but one thing:

Regular border lines are FREAKING PACKED. If it's like this at point bob's, I can't imaging it at peach arch, or the other crossings.
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:02 PM   #29
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Prices for today:

same as above post... but one thing:

Regular border lines are FREAKING PACKED. If it's like this at point bob's, I can't imaging it at peach arch, or the other crossings.
Yeah, I wonder what's going on. I went down to Blaine last Friday after work. Took a good 30 mins in the NEXUS lane at the truck crossing which is really unusual for NEXUS.

I filled up @ $3.49/gallon for premium in Bellingham. (at the Shell across from Bellis Fair) That works out to about $0.94CDN which seems to be the same as Pt Roberts.
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Went down to pick a package a week ago and the lines were pretty packed. Other times I went it was <5 minute wait.
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Old 10-26-2010, 10:42 PM   #31
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Went down to pick a package a week ago and the lines were pretty packed. Other times I went it was <5 minute wait.
That's because of the high dollar. I go to point Roberts pretty often and i go only on Monday to Friday. The one time i went on Saturday it took me 30 minutes and by the time i got to tsb they were almost closed.
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Old 10-26-2010, 11:32 PM   #32
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went to point roberts this past fri n it was 96.9 for 92oct plus a decent 20min wait coming bak (non-NEXUS)
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Blaine today, Chevron on H street. 3.29/gal

$0.865 / L before conversion.
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:10 AM   #34
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I use TSB all the time, they have pretty good prices. I'm driving down on Monday to pick something up.

I got 4 rims and 4 tires recently and that costed me $34 USD, and they can also accept Canadian.


X-small 1 to 15 pounds $3.00
small 16 to 25 pounds $4.00
medium 26 to 35 pounds $5.00
large 36 to 50 pounds $7.00
X-large 51 to 100 pounds $9.00
XX-large 101 to 150 pounds $18.00

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and does the Chevron there have 94 octane? or is it only Texaco? I'd rather go with Chevron since I always use it, but Texaco wouldn't hurt I guess..

Wow, that's expensive..
Why don't you use the letter carrier. It is wayy cheaper.
I picked up rims and tires and it was less than $15 IIRC
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Old 10-27-2010, 11:49 AM   #35
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Texaco in the states = chevron
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:01 PM   #36
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i believe that Texaco gas doesn't contain ethanol...quote me if I am wrong but last time I went, i didn't see the sticker
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Old 10-27-2010, 07:16 PM   #37
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I'm hoping the same as I didn't see the sticker either; but Chevron had the sticker; so if the two have the same gasoline then....
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i believe that Texaco gas doesn't contain ethanol...quote me if I am wrong but last time I went, i didn't see the sticker
Can any1 confirm this. Went down few days ago to pick up my tires and was disappointed with no being able to find 94 or any premium gas without ethanol
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Can any1 confirm this. Went down few days ago to pick up my tires and was disappointed with no being able to find 94 or any premium gas without ethanol
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Which station had 94? I was under the impression that Washington state doesn't have 94 anymore.
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i know they don't carry 94. only 92 is the highest
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Old 10-30-2010, 08:22 PM   #41
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NO 94, 92 is max

87, 89, 92 are the only options you get, well diesel too if you count that.
They do use ethanol... in all their grades
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Old 10-30-2010, 11:07 PM   #42
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Which station had 94? I was under the impression that Washington state doesn't have 94 anymore.
excuse my chinglish i meant i couldn't find any 94. only 92 and they all have ethanol...wtf.....

is this like mandated by WA law? ALL gas station have to put ethanol crap in their gas?
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Old 10-31-2010, 04:55 PM   #43
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Booo... they're trying to kill cars that require a minimum of 93 octane
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went to Texaco yesterday, they contain ethanol now FUUU!!
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WA state has a mandate that 2.5% of gas sales must be "bio-diesels". All the pumps I've seen in the border areas are all "up to" 10% ethanol. It looks like it's been this way since 2006.

Here's a list of ethanol free gas stations in WA: http://pure-gas.org/index.jsp?stateprov=WA

Looks like the closest to the border is the Conoco in Burlington.
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88c/L for reg and 94c/L for premium @ texaco (last week)
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88c/L for reg and 94c/L for premium @ texaco (last week)
Nice. Time to bring a few gas cans with me!
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Have anyone ever have trouble at the border before, just because you told them you went down for gas... and you're not bringing back any "goods"?

Does the officer start staring at you funny....and suspect you're not declaring stuff?
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Old 12-06-2010, 03:03 PM   #50
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Went to Point Roberts today to get gas. Got into PR just fine, but coming back they decided to search my car. The boarder guard was quite rude. In the end they didn't tax me just searched my car for 10mins. $30 for 30Ls of 92

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