Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Diesel > 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


6.4L Power Stroke Diesel Engine fitted to 2008 - 2010 F250, F350 and F450 pickup trucks and F350 + Cab Chassis SPONSORED BY:

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
  #16  
Old 12-11-2008, 08:31 AM
NickBurk NickBurk is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Fort Bragg, North Carolin
Posts: 16
NickBurk is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by cmpd1781 View Post
Because it sounds cool.....

Not only is it cool...but it's jet fuel...comon...who wouldn't want to put jet fuel in their personal vehicle. The post I'm at has an endess supply it seems... hahaha
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 12-11-2008, 08:59 AM
cmpd1781's Avatar
cmpd1781 cmpd1781 is offline
Taxpayer Subsidized
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Charlotte, NC
Posts: 19,678
cmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputationcmpd1781 has a superb reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by NickBurk View Post
Not only is it cool...but it's jet fuel...comon...who wouldn't want to put jet fuel in their personal vehicle. The post I'm at has an endess supply it seems... hahaha
I suppose 6.4L owners and the manufacturer would know much more than me....But I would be hesitant to put anything in these new engines with their particulate/emissions systems that WASN'T ULSD (15ppm max)......

What would happen with the warranty if the engine or the emissions system went teats-up, and they found jet fuel in your tank and lines? Is it worth it to take the risk?

Now my 7.3L on the other hand.......Hmmmmmm........

But yes. Free is good.
__________________
Steve

"The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists." (Ernest Hemingway)
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 12-12-2008, 05:54 AM
glsurratt's Avatar
glsurratt glsurratt is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 472
glsurratt is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Ohhh - and no road taxes!
__________________
Greg - The Ancient Mariner
Retired Member of the U.S. Navy's 1% Club!
Enjoying Champagne on the King Ranch
2011 King Ranch F-450, Kelderman Air Ride on all four corners, LOUD Train Horns, Roll 'n Lock Electric Bedcover
2011 HitchHiker Champagne 38CKRD, Bigfoot, MorRyde IS, TrailAir Pinbox
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 01-12-2009, 10:44 PM
bigdogjohn1 bigdogjohn1 is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 10
bigdogjohn1 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Jet fuel is Kerosene
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 09-12-2012, 10:40 PM
dainguy82 dainguy82 is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 1
dainguy82 is starting off with a positive reputation.
2008 6.4L ford using JP8

I have the DPF deleted on my truck. Would I be able to use JP-8 in my truck? The EGR is still on the engine but I don't know if it would do anything since the DPF is deleted cause I want to use JP8 but I don't want to mess up my engine or injectors or fuel pump or any of that stuff. I've read a few reviews and some people say its safe and others say it will mess your engine up over time. Can some give me a clear concise answer please lol??
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 09-13-2012, 07:43 AM
R-T0r21on R-T0r21on is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Centerbrook, Ct.
Posts: 480
R-T0r21on is starting off with a positive reputation.
The ARMY uses JP-8 in their diesel engines. when you convert from diesel fuel to JP-8, it will clean out the tank, lines, etc., so keep extra fuel filters handy for a little while. The fuel should be ok to use since you're deleted. BTW - I believe Jet fuel is JP-4.
__________________
Job #1 F-350 SRW, 6.4 PSD, Auto, 4x4, supercab, long bed, Line-X, Vent visors, AFE cold air intake, MBRP "cool duals" exhaust, Bed locker electric retractable tonneau cover, Kenwood DNX-9980HD Nav. stereo w/ backup camera, Titan 60 gal. tank, Readylift leveling kit, 5" rear spring blocks, Banks intercooler, Spartan 275 hp DOC/DPF delete tune.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 09-13-2012, 07:42 PM
parkland parkland is online now
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 5,716
parkland has much to be proud ofparkland has much to be proud ofparkland has much to be proud ofparkland has much to be proud ofparkland has much to be proud ofparkland has much to be proud ofparkland has much to be proud ofparkland has much to be proud ofparkland has much to be proud of
You guys should think twice before putting anything in the tank other than ULSD.

I'm not saying it won't work, but fuel system repairs on 2008 and newer diesels are pricey (10,000$ +)

The biggest problem I see is the lube... HPFP's fail from a lack of lube.
__________________
Such a cool little toy, for what it costs :

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/12...-it-costs.html
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 06-25-2014, 03:32 PM
WoundedVet's Avatar
WoundedVet WoundedVet is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 41
WoundedVet is starting off with a positive reputation.
7.3I chews through JP-8
__________________
2001 Ford Excursion (Limited) Diesel ===
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 07-08-2014, 03:33 PM
MitchPeters MitchPeters is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Alexandria, Ohio
Posts: 474
MitchPeters is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Mitch Peters Mitch Peters
The free fuel is most likely what is pulled out of each tank for a sample and put into a waste tank. Not sure if it is a daily sampling or weekly. After the waste tank is full a waste hauler is called to empty the tank.
__________________
'00 F350 SC/LB 4x4 V10 3.73 SCT 5 Star Tuned, Banks Cat Back
'04 Explorer XLS 4.0
'98 Expedition XLT 4.6 Scrapped
'86 F-150 5.0 Sold
'79 F-250 4x4
'55 F-350 Dually, waiting to put the '79 gear under the '55.
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 07-12-2014, 10:07 PM
HT32BSX115's Avatar
HT32BSX115 HT32BSX115 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Upper Left Coast
Posts: 2,740
HT32BSX115 has a good reputation on FTE.HT32BSX115 has a good reputation on FTE.
Quote:
Originally Posted by parkland View Post
You guys should think twice before putting anything in the tank other than ULSD.

I'm not saying it won't work, but fuel system repairs on 2008 and newer diesels are pricey (10,000$ +)

The biggest problem I see is the lube... HPFP's fail from a lack of lube.
YES! And JP-8 has far less lubricity compared to regular DF-2

I would not put it in ANY common rail engine without a bunch of oil added......and oil will add it's own problems.

It might be "better" to just run regular diesel.
__________________
1955 F-600/292Y/E4OD // D I S C L A I M E R: No animals were injured while test driving my F-600 except the ones I RAN OVER INTENTIONALLY!!!
2005 6.0L F-350 4x4
I have had my hands on Cessna, Northrup, Lockheed and McDonnell Douglas throttles. I still handle Boeing throttles and Convair (Consolidated Vultee).
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 07-15-2014, 12:04 AM
78fordman's Avatar
78fordman 78fordman is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Jefferson, Iowa
Posts: 2,301
78fordman is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.78fordman is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
Jp8 is even hard on older injection pumps also. Diesel is cheap compared to parts.

Sent from my leash using IB AutoGroup
__________________
2003 F-250 4WD Auto, 6.0, ex Cab, scan gauge, blue spring, Ed's Atlas 40 premium FICM, Red ELC coolant and coolant filter.
2003 E-450 2wd auto, 7.3, chassis cab with utility box.
2002 E-250 2wd auto, 5.4, man van.
1970 f-100 2wd, c-6, 425hp 390, 3.90 w/ minispool
2006 five hundred 3.0 DOHC w/ CVT
Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2014, 12:04 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
jp8 fuel brokeisnojoke 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 21 01-05-2012 10:03 PM
JP8? openexcess 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 5 06-16-2011 10:41 PM
JP fuel blksiryder Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 2 05-31-2007 07:45 PM
JP8 / JetA fuel in a 6.0??? olfordsnstone 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 15 05-30-2005 08:44 PM
Jp-8 Mustangfreak 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 1 05-19-2005 08:30 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Diesel > 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel

Tags
08, 64l, 73l, buffalo, comparison, df2, diesel, ford, fuel, jp, jp4, jp8, lubricity, run, truck, work

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 11:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
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