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Old 11-23-2013
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Is it Red? My be because it tints the fuel.
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I have some Biobor JF, but the directions on it say plainly "...NOT FOR USE IN ON-ROAD VEHICLES.".

Why does the manufacturer of Biobor say that?
Good question Mike. I don't see anything about it on their web page but it does state on the bottle that its "NOT FOR USE IN ON-ROAD VEHICLES".

I never noticed until you pointed it out. I've been using it for awhile now with no problems but might not use it again until its clear about the restrictions??

Rick, its clear/yellow tint in color.
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Good question Mike. I don't see anything about it on their web page but it does state on the bottle that its "NOT FOR USE IN ON-ROAD VEHICLES".

I never noticed until you pointed it out. I've been using it for awhile now with no problems but might not use it again until its clear about the restrictions??

Rick, its clear/yellow tint in color.
I would be willing to bet that is a disclaimer because the Biopor may affect in some small fashion the chemistry of approved road fuel. I'd use it and not worry about it. JUst as I would regular diesel vs ULSD
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Don't know for sure but a guess is it may not be compatible with DPF equipped vehicles?
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This is an old thread but as I mentioned back in there I was thinking about switching from Shaeffer Diesel Treat 2000 to Optilube XPD. I now have done that as I was finding the distributors of SDT 2000 are hard to find and do not always sell it by the gallon. Anyway, I just bought a gallon of OL XPD for a little over $50 delivered to Nashville from the manufacturer. (the SDT 2000 last time cost about $45 when I found it). Either one lasts a very long time, so no major expense. I have been using a lubricant (adding it when I add fuel) for 14 years with no problems (knock on wood), so I am planning to continue doing that. And since both of the additives are high on the list, I don't think it matters which one I use. It's more a matter of where and when I can get the next gallon when I am running out. In the winter I always also add a little Biobore if I am going to be sitting for a while. And of course, if sitting, I do that with a full tank of fuel. As I said I am reluctant to add Biodiesel (which is supposed to have great lubricating properties) because I heard for older engines it can cause seal problems. I don't like filling up much in the Midwest because most of that diesel fuel has biodiesel in it. I don't know if that is a real issue, but since I have had no problems, I am trying to stay away from that.

So far, it's all good
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From what I’ve read opitlube is supposed to provide the best lubrication, then diesel kleen. I’ve used both they seem to work well, I recently tried Hot Shots secret, EDT(everyday diesel treatment) it seemed to produce less smoke and felt maybe a increase in power. But no scientific analysis just seat of your pants and visual data.
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You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better diesel fuel additive.
Full Torque™ Diesel Fuel Improver 2411 & 2421
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Whatever works for folks and helps them sleep at night. One advantage of carrying ATF on board is that it really helps when changing fuel filters. Just fill the new filter with ATF and screw it on. Easier than finding a small container of clean fuel. Starts right up and probably cleans the system at the same time. I don't think I would try that with any of the "additives".
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