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Old 04-19-2016, 12:43 PM   #11
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One thing to check is whether your engine is ok to run the various bio-diesel blends. My favorite local station switched over suddenly to B20 (20%) and I'd filled up a tank before I realized.

My truck's manual says to use no more than 5%. The single tank of 20% didn't hurt anything, but I've started buying my diesel elsewhere.

The newer your truck, the more likely it is to be compatible with the higher blends.
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Old 04-19-2016, 01:57 PM   #12
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I've refueled my diesel truck in every state from PA to Fl (going down the east coast) and TN and have never seen any choice of "on road" diesel.
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Old 04-19-2016, 02:16 PM   #13
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I've refueled my diesel truck in every state from PA to Fl (going down the east coast) and TN and have never seen any choice of "on road" diesel.
A fuel depot near me (where we fueled city vehicles) is open to the public, has "off road" and "on road" diesel. The "off road" is clearly marked and at a different fuel island. The "off road" is cheaper (due lack of road taxes) and, I believe, dyed red. I've seen construction equipment (generators, backhoes, etc.) fuel at that pump. I know I've seen "off road" diesel other places, but didn't pay much attention since it didn't apply to me.

So at a minimum, there's diesel #1 and #2, bio diesel of varying percentages, and 'off road diesel'. For most folks, all this is TMI.
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Correct about off road diesel. I've seen that but can't use that. But again I've never seen more than one on road diesel. I know options are out there but I've never had to make a choice because there hasn't been options where I've stopped.
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I've seen #1 and #2 up in Montana and Wyoming. #1 is for cold weather. Have never seen it much farther south, all #2 elsewhere. Off-road is the same stuff, just dyed red and taxed a lot less but illegal to use in on-road vehicles, big fines if they catch you but I think they mainly check commercial vehicles. A friend of mine has a ranch in central Montana and buys red diesel in bulk for his tractors, etc (and sometime his pick-up trucks ). Supposedly the red diesel will also color your fuel filters red.
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Off road diesel is dyed red and not legal for on road use. I buy it for farm equipment and never use it in my F350 diesel. One time I was pulled into a pulloff area and checked. They run a long plastic straw down the fill area, it better not come out red!
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