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Old 09-18-2016, 09:44 AM   #181
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I think if I have any more issues I will try some cetane - carry a few gallons right next to the motor oil

Where is the best place to get it?
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Old 09-18-2016, 01:18 PM   #182
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Dred: for Power Service stuff, the best price I have found is Walmart. Kid you not. I hate that place, but $$$ talks. I just picked up several quart bottles @ $7.97 ea. its even cheaper by the gallon, but I like the "one time use" aspect of the quarts that treat a 50-gal refill (or 100-gal refill at the "low-dose" level) all at one shot. I like the convenience. Hehehe.
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Old 09-18-2016, 01:30 PM   #183
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oops!! im not supposed to be pouring 1/2 bottle in my 25 gallon tank?? diesel Kleen is the stuff I use... my bus hasnt exploded yet..

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Old 09-18-2016, 01:40 PM   #184
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oops!! im not supposed to be pouring 1/2 bottle in my 25 gallon tank?? diesel Kleen is the stuff I use... my bus hasnt exploded yet..

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You are fine. The quart treats 100 gal at "low dose", or 50 gal at "high dose" (see label). So a half quart in 25 gals is the textbook "hi dose".

FWIW, I've run it at twice the hi-dose level with no issues except the exhaust stinks and the engine winds-up smoother and nicer than usual. The local farmers will run it at 1 quart per TEN gals for a couple of hours in the new Deeres when the EFI gets jacked-up. They claim is saves them a $2000 trip to Deere where the techs basically do the same thing. I wouldnt go there without a compelling reason, but it shows how hard you can dose if you need to.
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:00 PM   #185
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thanks coyote - I hate Wallyworld too, but depend on them for supplies, and have even been seen overnighting in the parking lot a few times
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Old 09-18-2016, 06:51 PM   #186
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Thanks Tango - it is a struggle now, but I am trying my best to hang in there - at the top of the world


Where are you Dred? That looks familiar. Although we've been most places....
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Old 09-18-2016, 09:00 PM   #187
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Where are you Dred? That looks familiar. Although we've been most places....
Pics are from Mineral Creek/Poughkeepsie Gulch above Ouray, and Engineer Pass above Silverton. I am parked in Montrose till next week
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Old 09-19-2016, 07:13 AM   #188
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Definitely give the Diesel Kleen a try. I HATE additives and snake oils, but this stuff is legit. Nothing like the garbage seen on infomercials etc.
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Old 09-19-2016, 07:22 AM   #189
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I semi-overnighted in a walmart parking lot on my last bus trip to florida.. slept for a few hours.. all kinds of signs that said "no idling" but i let the bus idle because it was 88 degrees at 1am and i wasnt gonna sweat.. no one said a word..

I noticed one of the walmarts in columbus ohio along the freeway near my house has signs everywhere about No trucks, No RV's etc.. but theres still both in the parking lot..

when I park in one I do usually go inside and buy some powerade zero and such.. my body dehyrdates crazy easy on long trips so i have to drink a bunch of that and water.. walmart sells it cheap..

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It was explained to me that Walmart will always post signs that comport with local laws if they are asked to do so, but they are not required to enforce them or complain of any violations. And apparently the police have difficulty enforcing many of these laws because its private property and Walmart wont complain about their customers idling/overnighting etc.

Like others, I've woken-up from a long nap only to find myself parked directly beneath a "No" sign and no ticket on the windshield.

Walmart wants your money. If taking a quiet nap on an unused section of pavement is going to make them even a nickel, they're generally fine with that.
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