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Author Topic: TC3W 2 cycle oil as a fuel additive  (Read 2756 times)
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« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2013, 08:46:58 PM »

As long as your Diesel engine doesn't have a Diesel particulate filter on it, you'll be fine. I believe that isn't an issue unless you have a 2007 or later Diesel. You can plug that DPF really fast with lube and they are not cheap to replace. I notice a quieter smoother running engine and better MPG'S on all my Diesels. I figured the cost of the cheap 2cycle oil at 1qt to 50gal only costs me .06 cents a gallon more. With the mileage I gain from adding, it more than pays for it. But my main reasoning is for my injection system.

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« Reply #16 on: March 30, 2013, 08:51:18 PM »

John, on a series 60 it will be low turbo boost,no power,shaking,missing and most of the time plenty of black smoke I mean a lot of black smoke
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« Reply #17 on: March 30, 2013, 09:04:05 PM »

Thanks, Clifford. If that ever happens can we usually (I know there are variables) limp a little ways or does it need to be shut down right away?
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« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2013, 09:09:02 PM »

You can get to a shop you may piss a lot of motorist off on the way
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« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2013, 09:09:52 PM »

Good to know, thanks. If we put our that much smoke, they won't be able to find us. lol
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« Reply #20 on: April 01, 2013, 11:57:40 AM »

Here is the link to the additive test. Biodiesel did the best!

http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/76-gm-trucks/64-maintenance-fluids/177728-lubricity-additive-study-results.html
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« Reply #21 on: April 01, 2013, 01:21:39 PM »

I would caution that bio-diesel produced and distributed by a major fuel corporation with national distribution is probably a different product than used fryer oil spun through a filter...   Wink

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