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Old November 22nd, 2015, 03:48 PM
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Diesel Fuel Additive

Anyone use a diesel fuel additive? I'm told our domestic diesel lacks lubricant and is hard on injection pumps.
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 03:50 PM
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 03:52 PM
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I've been religiously adding opti-lube xpd, next best lubricator after bio-diesel indy tests say. 1/4-1/2 oz per gallon.
This one: http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/76-...y-results.html
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 04:19 PM
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It can't hurt for sure. I use the Powerservice in the grey bottle. I do notice a power improvement with it as well.
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 05:14 PM
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I use the Power Service grey bottle too.
When climbing a long hill or buckin' a strong head wind, the extra "pull" is noticeable.
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 05:31 PM
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I use the amsoil additive/injector cleaner. Not sure how it does, but I just get it off the shelf at work
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I've been religiously adding opti-lube xpd, next best lubricator after bio-diesel indy tests say. 1/4-1/2 oz per gallon. This one: http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/76-...y-results.html
This. Independent tests showed it works best.
Lav turned me on to it
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standyne here, noise reduction is noticeable
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 07:34 PM
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This. Independent tests showed it works best.
Lav turned me on to it
Have you guys looked at the test? That is pretty horribly done.
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Have you guys looked at the test? That is pretty horribly done.
Haha no I just blindly belived everything it said becouse it looked so official.....
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 08:53 PM
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Have you guys looked at the test? That is pretty horribly done.

Do you mean because it's untreated ulsd diesel that doesn't account for industry lubricity additive that we'd get at the pump anyway?

Or is it an issue with the actual test?

I did read through it all a few years ago, duped me I guess.
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Haha no I just blindly belived everything it said becouse it looked so official.....
You believe everything you read on the Internet? Next, you will be dating a French model.
http://youtu.be/E0BtiNo4bCs
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You believe everything you read on the Internet? Next, you will be dating a French model. http://youtu.be/E0BtiNo4bCs
Well duh everything on the Internet is true. We all know that 😉
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I've been using the optilube xpd for over two years now, I think. It's easy when you buy the giant thing of it. Comes with two sizes of smaller bottles for keeping in the truck and the giant thing has a really nice pump dispenser.
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This. Independent tests showed it works best.
Lav turned me on to it
Ditto
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 11:17 PM
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Does it help keep the EGR cleaner, my is getting stuff ($%^#) in it about every 6 months pull it to clean it. Our fuel this side of the pond is crap the CN level is low also, plus with Winter or summer fuel in Canada.
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No it will not help the egr. Just remove it and throw it away.
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I use opti-lube and ATF
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Old November 22nd, 2015, 11:42 PM
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I've got the 2.4 Puma works good just the EGR, I've been looking on line and stuff on what to do but not 100% yet what to do don't want the engine light on. I'm very picky with my girl, but she loves the mud.
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