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I have just started to check out the problems I might have with this new fuel. I run a 7.3 PS 2002. Has anyone had trouble with the new fuel and injectors. I was told it didn't lub the injectors as well and caused them to fail.
Someone said to add a little trane oil to the fuel helped.. ??
Whats the true story.
15ppm #2? You shouldn't notice much of a difference between it and the old stuff. It's supposed to have lubricity additives to make up for the lost sulfur.
His: 01 F-250 Lariat, 7.3, ZF-6, NV271. A few mods
Hers: 06 Freestar SEL 4.2l
79 Bronco Ranger XLT.. used be the driver, now waiting to become the project.
96 Grand Marquis LS... 25 mpg commuter
Cookie, when I was running across the country I really truly could hear the difference in the fuel on my engine. It may have been the different areas of the country and how the fuel is treated for weather or maybe quality. But I will say that I listened to a number of conversations on the CB about complaints in that area.
585,000+ miles on original engine. Goldie 00 F-350
When I have to burn #2 diesel, I add 1 ounce of 2 cycle oil per gallon of fuel.
FWIW, after reading the MSDS, I think Diesel Kleen is worthless for lubrication.
I wish I could give you a link to MoparMans 2 cycle oil web page, but I read that big oil has forced his web site to close down. Do a Google search on MoparMan and you may be able to find threads in other forums as well as here discussing the use of 2 cycle oil as an additive for ULSD
1999 F-350 with Tymar type air filter, Dahl 100 fuel filter, HP oil X-over, bypass oil filter, coolant filter.
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