APU that runs on kerosene?

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  1. justanotherdriverhere

    justanotherdriverhere Bobtail Member

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    Saw a truck at a shipper today that had a tank on the outside of the truck that read "Kerosene for APU only." How does this work? Is it just for the heat side of the APU or does it run the AC too? Would you fuel at a kerosene pump near the RV side of a truck stop? Is it covered under most company fuel cards?
     

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  3. 062

    062 Road Train Member

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    Looks like the sign reads “ for apu heater only” kerosene burns cleaner than diesel.
     
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  4. bzinger

    bzinger Road Train Member

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    I would guess that it's probably for an espar or wabasto heater and those units like kerosene.
    Truck looks like a k@b unit and they probably fill the tank at the terminal.
     
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  5. Judge

    Judge Road Train Member

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    The sign I see reads, “Absolutely no washer fluid, oil or any other kind of fluid in this compartment.”
     
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  6. 062

    062 Road Train Member

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    Look at the fuel tank
     
  7. FLtoOKBound

    FLtoOKBound Road Train Member

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    Look on the tank. Yellow sticker
     
  8. Judge

    Judge Road Train Member

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    You guys are just trying to trick me into looking at the photo again, but I seen the sign on the sleeper, above side box door.
     
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  9. 062

    062 Road Train Member

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    Aww man you’ve figured out our evil plan... @FLtoOKBound lets start plan 273
     
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  10. FLtoOKBound

    FLtoOKBound Road Train Member

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    Me: What are we doing today 062?

    O62: same thing as always. Trying to take over the world.
     
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  11. Ffx95

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    That’s a big tank just for the apu.
     
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