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Old October 13th, 2006, 11:21   #1
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Hey Everyone,

My favorite BP truck station in Warren put out the ULSD stickers today. 10 mile and Sherwood in case anyone is wondering.

The station by my house (12 and Gratiot) does not say anything yet.

What about you guys West of me? Brighton, Fowlerville, etc?

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Old October 13th, 2006, 16:29   #2
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I have not seen it around here yet, but my last fillups were in Toronto and then in Holland, MI. I will keep an eye out for it.

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Old October 15th, 2006, 19:22   #3
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The Mobil station @ I-94 & M-52 has ULSD stickers. They are also 10-20 cents a gallon HIGHER than everyone else in the neighborhood @ all times, so I would push my vehicles before I paid their prices. (I go there to use the RV dump ).

Wacker still had LSD stickers as of today. Kinda suprised by that.

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Old October 19th, 2006, 18:49   #4
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Had to fuel a piece of equipment at work today and lo and behold, the diesel pump at the Speedway station at the corner of Division and Front in Traverse City had a (an? ) ULSD sticker on it. The diesel was clear as water. I didn't notice any obvious change in the operation of the equipment (skid-steer mounted cold planer) but the exhaust did not smell as dieselly, much nicer for anyone who isn't a diesel fanatic
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Old October 19th, 2006, 18:52   #5
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Originally Posted by Georgeseq
Again, distribution has been delivering ULSD since June so that the sulfur in transport vehicles, pipes, etc. could be well flushed.. So, even tho a pump may not be appropriately labeled, there simply isn't any LSD left in the systems. Most refineries are producing ONLY ULSD, at least here in the midwest, with BP being the exception; their refinery for the midwest is producing ULSD and HIGH sulfur offroad. Marathon Oil is and has been producing ULSD only since May, 2006, etc. etc...

Unless it is a Ma & Pa waaay in the boondocks, one not need to worry about ULSD coming out the hose... Those $32,000 fines got everyone moving to ULSD in serious fashion.....
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Old October 19th, 2006, 19:10   #6
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Understood. Call me obsessive but I have still been watching the pump stickers like a hawk for the change-over. Way too much crappy diesel out there (up until now) for my liking.
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Old October 21st, 2006, 09:52   #7
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I see a lot of LSD stickers but no ULSD ones.
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Old October 21st, 2006, 11:02   #8
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Guys- please post any locations where you actually see a ULSD label on this thread. We're trying to collect all locations on one thread. Thanks!!
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Old October 23rd, 2006, 09:27   #9
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Yeah, I was at the BP on 9 and Hilton over the weekend (they have Premier) and only LSD decals, no ULSD ones. The Premier, though, was noticably green and seemed to foam a little more than a few weeks ago when I was there.

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