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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Nutah » Tue Jun 21, 2022 7:10 pm

my 1986 Golf GTI did 106 mpg according to the MFA computer

but i was rolling down hill at 60mph in neutral ....


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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby barney » Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:31 pm

:yt:
I remember the old BMW's had a gauge that the needle could go from one extreme to the other just by overtaking another car .
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Maz » Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:27 pm

Manifold vacuum gauge.
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Finmows » Tue Jun 21, 2022 9:43 pm

Maz wrote:Manifold vacuum gauge.

Had one of those when I had a Triumph 2000
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby barney » Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:27 am

had a fuel gauge on Gpz750 turbo , bar graph style, and at speed you could watch the bars melt away .
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby edd » Wed Jun 22, 2022 8:31 am

Now it’s £££££s melting. I paid £9.27 per gallon to fill up yesterday. :old: Thankfully it was only 2 and a bit gallons in the Buell. :ill:

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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Finmows » Wed Jun 22, 2022 11:07 am

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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby edd » Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:32 pm

Love it! lOl







Hmm boasts that it’s cut 5p off fuel duty to help us get by! Shame that the fuel companies have added 42p in the last 6 months! :roll:

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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby edd » Wed Jun 22, 2022 6:32 pm

HMG! :headbang:

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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Dusty » Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:36 am

When I had my first vehicle, a Morris 1000 van, I was getting 3 gallons and change from one pound.

That was 50 years ago mind :old: :coat:
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Finmows » Thu Jun 23, 2022 11:21 am

I started in 1974....50p a gallon
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby rik » Thu Jun 23, 2022 12:15 pm

4 gallons of 4* and four 'shots' (UCL) was £1.20 in the early 70s.
AND you got a gazillion Green Shield Stamps thrown in for 'free'.
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Dusty » Thu Jun 23, 2022 12:16 pm

10 shillings Martin? they saw you coming lOl
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Dusty » Thu Jun 23, 2022 12:21 pm

Mrs Dusty and I were only talking about Green Shield stamps yesterday when she was complaining about how blunt her garden extendable lopers were, yep, they are that old.
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Re: Petrol Prices

Postby Finmows » Thu Jun 23, 2022 1:19 pm

Dusty wrote:10 shillings Martin? they saw you coming lOl

ICI petrol at that!
£4 a year road tax
£16 a year fully comp
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£16 a week top line....Good wages then lOl
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