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breezey
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2nd Jul 08 at 19:02   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Petrol is actually making me sick
the greedy government get 50% of it in tax
i think its time to immigrate to trinidad and tobago, 25p a litre
JM_16v
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2nd Jul 08 at 19:02   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

more than 50% tbh
breezey
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nah its 50%, i watched anglia news this evening
about 20% is production costs
Jordan C
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Never knew they get that much tbh!!
JM_16v
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so 30% profit
breezey
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nah think there is another break down of something
i didnt listen after that as i had a sickening feeling in my stomach
VegasPhil
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2nd Jul 08 at 19:30   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

All that tax for the privelige of driving on Britain's shabby neglected road network.

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John
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quote:
Originally posted by breezey
nah its 50%, i watched anglia news this evening
about 20% is production costs


They take at least 68p duty before tax so it's more than 50%
deano87
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2nd Jul 08 at 20:30   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

119.9p/litre on last fill up.

I had a 5p/litre off voucher, taking it to 114.9p/litre.

I thought "ooohh, nice and cheap".

I saved 1.70
N3CRO
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2nd Jul 08 at 20:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by deano87
119.9p/litre on last fill up.

I had a 5p/litre off voucher, taking it to 114.9p/litre.

I thought "ooohh, nice and cheap".

I saved 1.70


SVM 286
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2nd Jul 08 at 22:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by JM_16v
more than 50% tbh


88 pence in the pound.
Daveskater
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2nd Jul 08 at 22:25   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by VegasPhil
All that tax for the privelige of driving on Britain's shabby neglected road network.

Ace
Exactly mate, isn't it great?

People wondering how much tax there is might like to see here: http://www.petrolprices.com/price-of-petrol.html

[Edited on 02-07-2008 by Daveskater]


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pow
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3rd Jul 08 at 07:44   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by deano87
119.9p/litre on last fill up.

I had a 5p/litre off voucher, taking it to 114.9p/litre.

I thought "ooohh, nice and cheap".

I saved 1.70


Tommy L
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3rd Jul 08 at 07:50   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i paid 142.9 last night
pow
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You run that Audi on super?
Tommy L
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No That was just normal diesel at the service station on the M1
pow
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I fill up at 129.9 at the moment
deano87
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3rd Jul 08 at 08:18   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Necromancer
quote:
Originally posted by deano87
119.9p/litre on last fill up.

I had a 5p/litre off voucher, taking it to 114.9p/litre.

I thought "ooohh, nice and cheap".

I saved 1.70





quote:
Originally posted by pow
quote:
Originally posted by deano87
119.9p/litre on last fill up.

I had a 5p/litre off voucher, taking it to 114.9p/litre.

I thought "ooohh, nice and cheap".

I saved 1.70






Exactly - it just shows that a price increase from 114.9p to 119.9p doesn't really make too much difference, imho.
Tommy L
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quote:
Originally posted by pow
I fill up at 129.9 at the moment
its usually 130.9 Obviously more expensive down london way
Tommy L
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Oh and i saw a top gear the other night and JC was filling up that Jag and it was 82.9
deano87
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3rd Jul 08 at 08:41   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by corsa_tomtom
Oh and i saw a top gear the other night and JC was filling up that Jag and it was 82.9

When they did the caravan holiday it was 96.9
pow
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3rd Jul 08 at 08:41   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I found myself a cheap petrol station, 2p under the average
deano87
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3rd Jul 08 at 08:42   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by pow
I found myself a cheap petrol station, 2p under the average

That would save me about 60p
pow
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3rd Jul 08 at 08:52   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

saves me 70p. Then I get 3% back on my fuel purchases so on a 45 fill up I gain 1.35
deano87
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3rd Jul 08 at 08:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by pow
saves me 70p. Then I get 3% back on my fuel purchases so on a 45 fill up I gain 1.35

How do you get 3% back?

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