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Old 08-30-2011, 11:28 AM
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Anyone run WMO/RUG blend in a 6.0?

I have a good WMO source and wondering how my 6.0 would do on a WMO/RUG blend. I've read both sides of the fence; not a good idea and I've been doing it for years. Any actual users here?
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Old 09-01-2011, 07:18 PM
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I guess no one does. Well I'm going to sell my 04 and go back to a 7.3. I was lucky to get 4 relatively trouble free years out of the 6.0. Will now be looking for a nice 02-03. Sure will be nice to have a 7.3 again and not be afraid of mods.
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"WMO/RUG blend"

What are you blending with the waste motor oil? I've run biodiesel through my 6.0L off & on several times (commercial availability permitting) and haven't had a problem. But I've heard some really nasty things about using waste motor oil for a fuel in diesel engines. A shop heater is one thing, but injectors and lift pumps are allot pickier than a shop heater.
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"WMO/RUG blend"

What are you blending with the waste motor oil? I've run biodiesel through my 6.0L off & on several times (commercial availability permitting) and haven't had a problem. But I've heard some really nasty things about using waste motor oil for a fuel in diesel engines. A shop heater is one thing, but injectors and lift pumps are allot pickier than a shop heater.
Mixing 85% WMO with 15% RUG(regular unleaded gas) aka W85. Many run this blend from what I've read. I won't do it in my 6.0 but I will in a 7.3 or at least try.
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There seem to be quite a few running W85 with success here:Bio-Diesel and Alternative Fuels - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com

Not sure that I noticed any 6.0's running it though.
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There seem to be quite a few running W85 with success here:Bio-Diesel and Alternative Fuels - Diesel Forum - TheDieselStop.com

Not sure that I noticed any 6.0's running it though.
Yeah I'm a member there since 03, it's where I got most of my WMO info
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I've got 4,000 miles on a 6.0 PS running 80/20 and she runs fine. She has been smoking a bit, but Jody at DP-Tuner is going to write some custom tunes for it....I'll let you know
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I'm very happy to report that I got my new tune from DP-Tuner (Thanks Jody!) and she doesn't smoke anymore on the 80% WMO / 20% Regular Gas blend and with the custom 80 Econo tune it's got way more power than before.....the exhaust even smells like normal diesel exhaust.....I'm lovin' it!
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Hey kmakar, if you're still around, are you still running your 6.0 on 80/20? How's it doing?
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