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      10-23-2009, 03:53 PM   #1
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methanol price/gal and average consumption

i just called up a place and it's $12.69/gal. For 335 meth users out there, what's your average consumption/week?
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I get methanol from my local track, they sell it for $4 a gallon. I have a 5 gallon jug that I fill up maybe once a month or more for $20. I filled the jug up last month and still have a gallon left in the jug, and thats with a 80-20 mix but I have been using it alot this past month. Source a different spot you can find it cheaper thats way to much for methanol.
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You could also get it from carparts.com. If your order is over 30 bucks it is free shipping so they sell the 4 gallons of boost juice for $27 so for 8 bottles it works out to 6.75 a gallon which is about half your local supplier. This is also pre mixed 49/51. It works just as well though. I ran it on my 03 cobra with 18psi and a lot of timing with no knock at 3 degree more timing over my pump gas tune which was already on the edge. I am in Los Angeles an I have yet to find a cheap local supplier.
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hmmm not a bad idea...
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You could also get it from carparts.com. If your order is over 30 bucks it is free shipping so they sell the 4 gallons of boost juice for $27 so for 8 bottles it works out to 6.75 a gallon which is about half your local supplier. This is also pre mixed 49/51. It works just as well though. I ran it on my 03 cobra with 18psi and a lot of timing with no knock at 3 degree more timing over my pump gas tune which was already on the edge. I am in Los Angeles an I have yet to find a cheap local supplier.
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hmmm not a bad idea...
I have good ideas once in awhile Keep yours pealed, I may have more
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You could also get it from carparts.com. If your order is over 30 bucks it is free shipping so they sell the 4 gallons of boost juice for $27 so for 8 bottles it works out to 6.75 a gallon which is about half your local supplier. This is also pre mixed 49/51. It works just as well though. I ran it on my 03 cobra with 18psi and a lot of timing with no knock at 3 degree more timing over my pump gas tune which was already on the edge. I am in Los Angeles an I have yet to find a cheap local supplier.
According to people on another forums we can get good price from this shop but I have yet to be able to get in touch with them after a few calls. I'll call them again on Monday

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According to people on another forums we can get good price from this shop but I have yet to be able to get in touch with them after a few calls. I'll call them again on Monday

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Ya, I have tried to call them in the past as well. Not very reliable. If you get them and they are still selling, let me know.

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I've been eyeing this up

http://cgi.ebay.com/55-Gallon-Drum-o...d=270351478715

not sure how much shipping is though.

thats 3.43/gal before shipping
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I've been eyeing this up

http://cgi.ebay.com/55-Gallon-Drum-o...d=270351478715

not sure how much shipping is though.

thats 3.43/gal before shipping
lol i was just looking at the same thing
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ohhhhhhhh
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I've been eyeing this up

http://cgi.ebay.com/55-Gallon-Drum-o...d=270351478715

not sure how much shipping is though.

thats 3.43/gal before shipping
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ohhhhhhhh

exactly



now......where to store it?
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exactly



now......where to store it?
at Craigs house!!!
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at Craigs house!!!
perrrrrrfect


oh wait, thats way too far from me. I'd have to put more in by the time I got home

boosting the whole way down 95.
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where to mix it...
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exactly



now......where to store it?
your only sayin that because you know i was thinkin its stayin at your house!!!
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where to mix it...

your only sayin that because you know i was thinkin its stayin at your house!!!
HAHAHA... that's why i had to beat u to it
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Ya, I have tried to call them in the past as well. Not very reliable. If you get them and they are still selling, let me know.

Thanks

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just talked to the guy there and they're still selling it @ $3.75/gal
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just talked to the guy there and they're still selling it @ $3.75/gal
Good to know. thanks
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