Fuel test kits

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  1. Steve from hutch

    Steve from hutch Medium Load Member

    I have some fuel that has been sitting for a couple years, I see several test kits on-line are they any good?
    I would like to test for bugs and water bugs more. One company also markets an acid test perhaps?

    Thoughts?
     
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  3. lester

    lester Road Train Member

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    I would just pump it through a couple filters and run it. Diesel has a pretty good shelf life as long as condensation or algae doesn't get to it. But even then pumpni through some filters and run it in small doses if still concerned
     
  4. Diesel Dave

    Diesel Dave Last Few of the OUTLAWS

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    Throw a couple of quarts if “ATF”……. That will cure it.
     
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    blairandgretchen Road Train Member

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    Good dose of sea foam and a diesel algaecide?
     
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  6. JoeyJunk

    JoeyJunk Road Train Member

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    DEF. Haven’t you guys learned anything?!?!
     
  7. Steve from hutch

    Steve from hutch Medium Load Member

    DE what? This is a urine free zone.

    I think I am going to get a couple "bug tests" 12 bucks tell me if there are algae or microbes in the fuel. These Cats have delicate digestion systems.
     
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  8. BoxCarKidd

    BoxCarKidd Road Train Member

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    It is not so good as it was. If it smells like bad paint thinner do yourself a favor. Put it in the waste oil.
     
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  9. JoeyJunk

    JoeyJunk Road Train Member

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    Diesel is bad. Electric is good. You all WILL fall in line!!!!
     
  10. BoxCarKidd

    BoxCarKidd Road Train Member

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    I will not bow to the Borg. Let em smoke.
    While we are saving the world with our devices you tube Nigerian oil smugglers. We probably need to give them a trillion to help save the word?
     
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  11. JoeyJunk

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    I say the same. I will use fossil fuels til I can’t obtain them any longer.
     
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