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Old 10-03-2008, 03:00 PM
 
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I filled up w/ premiun at the station on 521 and 160 right over the SC line about an hour ago. I can't, for the life of me, think of the name of the station. It wasn't one of the major ones and it is not the Shell at the that same intersection. The Shell did have regular, but this one had both. I paid $4.03. No line. Yipeeeee, I was getting a lil nervous!!!!
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Old 10-04-2008, 10:30 AM
 
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The Exxon at the corner of Hwy 51 & Carmel Rd. now has all three grades & no lines.
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Old 10-04-2008, 10:53 AM
 
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I remember when S.C. had the cheapest gas in the nation. A few days ago, I was paying $3.34 in Boston and on the way back paid no more than $3.59 until N.C. I hope that our prices go down and somebody quits screwing us. Besides, my boat uses lots of gas.
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Old 10-04-2008, 01:27 PM
 
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Besides, my boat uses lots of gas.
How much more expensive is marine fuel compared to gas?
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Old 10-04-2008, 03:30 PM
 
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has anyone see gas near Dilworth/uptown? Non of the stations I've passed on the bus have had any. I've had less that a 1/4 tank for a month and had just parked it but would like to get out of town tonight and don't want to run out of gas looking
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Old 10-04-2008, 03:44 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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Call around to find one that has it near you .

This is the one at Kenilworth & East
Circle K 1246 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC - (704) 335-0144‎
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Old 10-06-2008, 10:10 AM
 
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Thumbs up 100 Octane

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My Passat seems to be having issues with the 100 octane gas.
Hi all
Where are you finding the 100 octane in Charlotte? I can't find it anywhere
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Old 10-06-2008, 10:13 AM
 
Location: CLT native
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WCNC Gas Tracker (http://www.wcnc.com/gastracker/ - broken link) if you have not seen it already.
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Old 10-06-2008, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Lake Norman, NC
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has anyone see gas near Dilworth/uptown? Non of the stations I've passed on the bus have had any. I've had less that a 1/4 tank for a month and had just parked it but would like to get out of town tonight and don't want to run out of gas looking
I thought supply has been getting back to normal. I guess there's still some pockets that are w/o gas?
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Old 10-06-2008, 10:36 AM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mtns of NC
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I thought supply has been getting back to normal. I guess there's still some pockets that are w/o gas?
While the pipeline flows from the Gulf are back to normal capacity, it takes a while to make it this far north. I read a week to 10 days to make the trip. A little longer to be trucked to individual neighborhood gas stations. I'd give it another week, assuming the panic buying stops now.
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