Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Diesel > Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 03-31-2008, 05:48 PM
1994diesel's Avatar
1994diesel 1994diesel is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Central Coast CA
Posts: 576
1994diesel is starting off with a positive reputation.
can you use transmission fluid...

as a fuel? my grandfather thought that he acciedentaly filled his truck up with gas one day, and he called a local diesel shop and asked what to do.. they said put tracnsmission fluid in with the gas... i turned out he didnt put gasoline in it, but i was wondering if i could use my used tranny fluid as a fuel... or may be they told him to put trans oil... idk it would make more sense.
__________________
Justin

94 F-250 Turbo Diesel, 7.3L IDI, E4od, 4x4, long bed, ext cab, pyrometer, ATS boost gauge, IP turned up 2 flats, Straight pipe

93 F-250, 7.3L IDI, E4OD, 4X4, long bed, ext cab, straight pipe... almost.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 03-31-2008, 05:57 PM
secondarychaos's Avatar
secondarychaos secondarychaos is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Grass Valley, CA
Posts: 1,526
secondarychaos is starting off with a positive reputation.
I suppose you could, it is a large hydrocarbon, but i wouldnt personally... especially not used stuff.
__________________
96 powerstroke
Tuned by Power hungry
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 03-31-2008, 06:06 PM
1994diesel's Avatar
1994diesel 1994diesel is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Central Coast CA
Posts: 576
1994diesel is starting off with a positive reputation.
so, wait the at fluid or oil? isnt the at trans fluid a solvent?
__________________
Justin

94 F-250 Turbo Diesel, 7.3L IDI, E4od, 4x4, long bed, ext cab, pyrometer, ATS boost gauge, IP turned up 2 flats, Straight pipe

93 F-250, 7.3L IDI, E4OD, 4X4, long bed, ext cab, straight pipe... almost.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 04-01-2008, 01:21 PM
MLCRI$I$ II's Avatar
MLCRI$I$ II MLCRI$I$ II is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Amish Country, PA
Posts: 263
MLCRI$I$ II is starting off with a positive reputation.
What the...?

AT fluid or oil? What's that supposed to mean? Thought they were the same. WTF ?
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 04-01-2008, 10:39 PM
1994diesel's Avatar
1994diesel 1994diesel is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Central Coast CA
Posts: 576
1994diesel is starting off with a positive reputation.
i mean the auto trans fluid or the manual trans oil, which one would be better to burn,
__________________
Justin

94 F-250 Turbo Diesel, 7.3L IDI, E4od, 4x4, long bed, ext cab, pyrometer, ATS boost gauge, IP turned up 2 flats, Straight pipe

93 F-250, 7.3L IDI, E4OD, 4X4, long bed, ext cab, straight pipe... almost.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 04-05-2008, 03:02 PM
akghound akghound is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Montana City, Montana
Posts: 64
akghound is starting off with a positive reputation.
You can

Quote:
Originally Posted by 1994diesel View Post
i mean the auto trans fluid or the manual trans oil, which one would be better to burn,
Better skick to the ATF. I have tried it in a 2000 PSD and it ran just fine. It was just an experement, I think it could lead to problems down the road. I burn it in an old generator (Listeroid) and have been doing so for several months without any trouble.
Ken Gardner
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2008, 02:13 AM
1994diesel's Avatar
1994diesel 1994diesel is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Central Coast CA
Posts: 576
1994diesel is starting off with a positive reputation.
hmm...

i will do that when i do my next atf change! lol
__________________
Justin

94 F-250 Turbo Diesel, 7.3L IDI, E4od, 4x4, long bed, ext cab, pyrometer, ATS boost gauge, IP turned up 2 flats, Straight pipe

93 F-250, 7.3L IDI, E4OD, 4X4, long bed, ext cab, straight pipe... almost.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2008, 02:54 AM
misnomer misnomer is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 196
misnomer is starting off with a positive reputation.
There are guys around here that have run it for years in their Fords. They run it year around with no problems. (from what they tell me)
__________________
1989 F250 4X4 SuperCab 7.3L NA (for now) 5sp 4.10 LS
1984 F250 4X4 SuperCab 6.9L ATS 093 Turbo T19 3.54
1985 F350 Flatbed 6.9L NA T19 (down)
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2008, 01:03 PM
j250hd j250hd is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 234
j250hd is starting off with a positive reputation.
Been running it for a couple years now. I have used a ton of it. For nine months of the year I run a 95%(used atf)/5%(diesel) mix. And 50/50 in the winter. Saving a s***t load of money!
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2008, 04:42 PM
1994diesel's Avatar
1994diesel 1994diesel is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Central Coast CA
Posts: 576
1994diesel is starting off with a positive reputation.
wow!

where do you get all that used ATF? jeez
__________________
Justin

94 F-250 Turbo Diesel, 7.3L IDI, E4od, 4x4, long bed, ext cab, pyrometer, ATS boost gauge, IP turned up 2 flats, Straight pipe

93 F-250, 7.3L IDI, E4OD, 4X4, long bed, ext cab, straight pipe... almost.
Reply With Quote
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2008, 04:51 PM
j250hd j250hd is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 234
j250hd is starting off with a positive reputation.
A friend of mine has a shop and does alot of tranny flushes.
Reply With Quote
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2008, 04:53 PM
1994diesel's Avatar
1994diesel 1994diesel is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Central Coast CA
Posts: 576
1994diesel is starting off with a positive reputation.
haha, smart, i gota get a hook up like that!
__________________
Justin

94 F-250 Turbo Diesel, 7.3L IDI, E4od, 4x4, long bed, ext cab, pyrometer, ATS boost gauge, IP turned up 2 flats, Straight pipe

93 F-250, 7.3L IDI, E4OD, 4X4, long bed, ext cab, straight pipe... almost.
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 04-07-2008, 11:15 AM
AndysFords AndysFords is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Fitzpatrick Alabama
Posts: 1,057
AndysFords is starting off with a positive reputation.
I have always used ATF to refill fuel filters, plus its a great lubricative additive.
__________________
1988 F350 7.3 Crew Cab 4x4 Dually C6
1984 F250 2 wheel drive 6.9 Extended cab 4 spd manual.
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 04-07-2008, 07:16 PM
1994diesel's Avatar
1994diesel 1994diesel is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Central Coast CA
Posts: 576
1994diesel is starting off with a positive reputation.
hey thats a good idea, thats a lot cheaper than diesel kleen!!! il do that my next change.
__________________
Justin

94 F-250 Turbo Diesel, 7.3L IDI, E4od, 4x4, long bed, ext cab, pyrometer, ATS boost gauge, IP turned up 2 flats, Straight pipe

93 F-250, 7.3L IDI, E4OD, 4X4, long bed, ext cab, straight pipe... almost.
Reply With Quote
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 04-07-2008, 07:22 PM
TchTchr TchTchr is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 303
TchTchr is starting off with a positive reputation.
There are some on the Mercedes forum that say it cleans their injectors.
__________________
Brad
Southern Indiana

Vehicles:

2001 F-250 CC - Vegistroke, many performance goodies - scary fast off the line

1981 Mercedes 300TDT - greasecar conversion, what a highway cruiser!

1963 Chevy II - bone stock - restored (by me), my grandpa bought new, my first car (1980) - my baby
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2008, 07:22 PM
Reply

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Diesel > Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels

Tags
08, 1935, 73, burning, f250, fluid, ford, fuel, idi, listeroid, shocks, supercharger, tranny, trans, transmission

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup