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Old 03-06-2013, 04:40 PM
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Diesel Fuel Supplements

The first 2 people I talked to when I got my first diesel last summer told me to use a fuel supplement, mostly for keeping injectors clean.
I've been using Power Service Diesel Fuel Supplement. It's a special "arctic blend" for us cold climate Canadians. A couple of glugs in the tank at every fill up. Anyone heard good, bad or pointless about this form of self-servicing?
 
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There are a bunch of threads on here about the topic. Many different opinions. I stick with the Ford Motorcraft additives. I started using it recently after learning about it here.
 
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:42 PM
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Thanks Jimmy. I figured the topic was in here somewhere but I am new don't have the time to go through the 272 pages of threads that exist just for the 6.4Ls! I've been up to about page 15 and found a few on this topic. Looks like most guys are using them and no one has suggested they are a waste of money. So that's good.
 
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I use Power Services Diesel Kleen or the Motorcraft additive, whichever I have at the time. I use the PS grey bottle mostly, but the white bottle I use when it's going to be chilly where I am going.
 
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I have been running Stanadyne performance for the past year, seems to work good. I ran Powerservice for years before with no issues, just wanted to try something else. i just recently picked up some Opti-lube and am gonna try that too, I have heard alot of good things about it.
 
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"I ran Powerservice for years before with no issues, ... "

That's good to hear because it's the only brand I've found at either Canadian Tire or "Canadian" WalMart.
 
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I've been using the grey bottle DIesel Kleen in various concentrations above and below the recommended dosage. I don't notice any mpg improvement, and there doesn't seem to be any correlation to reduced regens. However, the engine does sound a little quieter.

FWIW, I use Shell or Chevron fuel, so i guess good fuel doesn't really need additional additives
 
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I use diesel plus it's a product through conklin and i love it. It uses a little 3 oz bottle to do 40 gallons vs the bigger ones that diesel kleen uses. For the winter i just run what they recommend which is double so 6 oz for 40 gallon.
 
 
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