Back in the early seventies I had two five sevens, both driven but the 2 door sedan with the Muncie and a 327 was my daily driver. I would take them to the station on the weekend and fill them both.... it was less than $5.00 !!!! they weren't both empty of course but gas was about $0.23 a gallon . Yeah good times!
40 years ago when I was going to College in 1973, Gasoline prices were mostly in the 20 - 25 cent range.
However, I recall a couple filling stations just down the street from campus having a "Gas Price War" (remember those??) and the price got down as low as 17 cents per Gallon for about 6 months...:tu and you can bet us poor college kids loved it...:tu
I'll never forget how we'd dig for unspent change in, around or under seat cushions of old couches around our dorm in the lobby (or where ever)... then on the way to class, we'd pull into the station having the lowest price of 17 cents per Gallon (and most of you remember this is when they still had a "gas attendant"...) and here they'd come, up to my window and I'd say something like... "14 cents worth please"... (it would typically vary from 9 cents to 19 cents, dependent on whatever we scrounged up in change that morning..)
...an man oh man, as much as he wanted to...:banghead: you could tell that guy did everything he could to keep from pull'n me an my buddy out of there and whip'n both our little scrawny as...errrrr... (well you know what I mean)...:sign0020: and looking back, I wouldn't have blamed him...:sign0020:
No sir, we'll never see the likes of that price at the pump ever again in our life time...:sad0049:
worked at a chevron, that had "white Pump" gas.
had a 57 with a 327, 4 spd, I was hot sh!t
especially since the 327 just came out in passenger cars,
within a month of installing the 327, had installed headers, cam, high rise,
gas was 23-25 per gal, and I made $1.10 hr.
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