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Fuels & Lubricants Discussion all about Fuels & Lubricants. synthetic oil, conventional oil, brands, change intervals, diesel grades, gelling and such debated items like that. Non TDI related postings will be moved or removed. This forum is NOT for the discussion of biodiesel and other alternative fuels.

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Old February 4th, 2015, 22:01   #16
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Good to hear that Lightflyer1. I tend to use Kroger fuel. No signs of BD so I had a few ounces of diesel additive just in case.
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Old February 8th, 2015, 03:09   #17
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Looking at pour point and clouding ... Glad I skipped the "winter additive" and just said screw it fuel is already winterized, use a regular summer additive with max cetane and lubricity no need to pay for more anti gel.

Though I did add some white bottle when we had that November cold snap.
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Old February 1st, 2016, 17:02   #18
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Its funny. Some third world countries have higher fuel standards than the US. I guess those countries are more interested in whats best for the community and the US is more worried about diluting the fuel as much as possible to yeild the highest profit margin for the producers.
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Old February 2nd, 2016, 16:35   #19
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^you got it! plus we gotta have it cheaper than (edit: almost?) everyone else!
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