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Old 11-20-2010
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Anyone know what retail outfits carry any of the top nine (FPPF, Opti-Lube, Schaeffer, Stanadyne, or Amsoil)?
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O'riley's Auto Parts Store carrys FPPF diesel fuel additives.
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Loves carries FPPF.
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I have used #10 for many years,because it is easily available at Wally World,
then add the cheapest tranny fluid, Winter & Summer.
I have no Scientific data, & have had no issues.
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O'riley's Auto Parts Store carrys FPPF diesel fuel additives.
Note that O'Reilly is only O'Reilly in part of the country. Elsewhere they are Kragen, Schuck, Checker, or Murray, all owned by O'Reilly.

Haven't checked the local ones (Kragen) to see what additives they have.
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I've been using Howes fuel additive off and on for some time now. Never had any problems. If I wanted to use 2 stroke oil as an additive, how much should I use in 300 gal of fuel. And should it be added with each fuel stop to keep it at a certain ratio.
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I've been using Howes fuel additive off and on for some time now. Never had any problems. If I wanted to use 2 stroke oil as an additive, how much should I use in 300 gal of fuel. And should it be added with each fuel stop to keep it at a certain ratio.

The article indicated 200:1 ratio for Two stroke oil mixture...


50 gal diesel : .25 gal (1 qt) Two stroke oil

100 gal diesel : .5 gal (2 qt) Two stroke oil

200 gal diesel : 1 gal Two stroke oil

300 gal diesel : 1.5 gal Two stroke oil
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The article indicated 200:1 ratio for Two stroke oil mixture...


50 gal diesel : .25 gal (1 qt) Two stroke oil

100 gal diesel : .5 gal (2 qt) Two stroke oil

200 gal diesel : 1 gal Two stroke oil

300 gal diesel : 1.5 gal Two stroke oil
As a side note I was doing some simple testing on biodegradable two stroke oils that involved a temperature probe in the cooling fins of a small air cooled two cycle engine. Olive oil decreased the across the board operating temp by 5 degrees "less friction" and the engine was much more "crisp" compared to conventional two cycle oil. That being said I would imagine that olive or peanut oil would exceed the performance of two cycle oils.

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Holy Cow...Have you ever priced a pint of Olive Oil....!!!
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Old 12-13-2010
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I have a question about diesel #2 vs diesel #1 and could not find the answer in a search (although it has been discussed-I think).

In summer they sell #2 and winter it's more like #1, correct?

Which one gives you more get up and go?

Do states like NM change when winter temps approach?

Thanks for your input!
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