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WHAT'S THE LOWEST GAS PRICE YOU'VE SEEN ?
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14.5/GL. & 2 Qts. Oil for 25 cents

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blacktee #394524 Sat Feb 16 2013 06:27 AM
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20.9 cents, in Texas: 1965 or 66.
Lowest since I was legal to drive: 49.9 in 1986.

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Maps for the memories #394526 Sat Feb 16 2013 06:35 AM
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29.9 cent's during Gas wars 1964 .Gulf


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buzzy56 #394534 Sat Feb 16 2013 07:00 AM
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We had gas here in Nebraska for 25.9 in the early 60s when I started to drive. Occasionally they would have "gas wars" and price went down to 18.9 for just an afternoon or so. Of course we had a refinery here at that time which might have helped keep our price down.
My Dad said during the mid to late 30s gas in town was 18 cents but bulk delivery to the farm was half price or 9 cents. Now they tack on at least a nickel a gallon.
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rvanpelt #394540 Sat Feb 16 2013 07:10 AM
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12.5/gal gas war in Pa. 1963

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gaspumpdon #394543 Sat Feb 16 2013 07:14 AM
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When I started driving in 86 I think it was around 95 cents a gallon. Wish it still was!!!!


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gasoildude #394546 Sat Feb 16 2013 07:19 AM
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I have vivid memories when I was about 5 years old (1966) of my dad driving all over town to find gas at 29.9 because he refused to pay over 30c a gallon.

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bppierce #394557 Sat Feb 16 2013 07:34 AM
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Well, I guess here in Virginia , I can remember 18.9. When I got a legit permit , it ran 20.9 for some East Coast self service regular . Re claimed oil in a jar was .20c a quart . Ed Shaver


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I remember gas at 12.9 many times during the late 40's and early 50's with the gas wars. Great to go cruisin on .25

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It was so nice in the 50's when I could stop in and tell the attendant to give me a dollar's Worth!

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George Johnston #394614 Sat Feb 16 2013 09:25 AM
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15c + 10x the Blue/Green stamps, in San Diego 1969 gas war.

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22.9 cents a gallon in '66..reclaimed oil was 19 cents a quart at powerine- used to add a quart every morning until leak was fixed.. cool

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I remember 18.9 during a price war in the early 1960s. My older brother was in college riding a Cushman scooter at the time. He found a 55 gallon barrel, borrowed a truck and trailer to fill the barrel with gas. He put it behind his fraternity house and thought he was set for the year. Somebody spotted it and turned it in as a safety code violation. He had to get rid of it immediately, selling and even giving it all away before a deadline. frown


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When I got my license in 1992, gas was generally .97 per gallon and the cheap oil to keep my '82 Cutlass Supreme topped off was around $1.19 a quart if I remember correctly. Sometimes gas went down to about .89 per gallon when it was super cheap. Hard to believe my $20 a week gas allowance used to buy a full tank and a few .59 cent cheeseburgers at McD's with the left over money, lol! smile


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DWSheffer #394677 Sat Feb 16 2013 12:10 PM
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Bought my first truck in 1995 and was filling up in Rock Springs Wyoming for
. 75 a gallon. Hard to believe that was nearly 20 years ago!


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