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post #2 of Old 07-10-2003
RichH
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Volvo MD7A

Try a Cetane booster. Many of the older engines require a higher cetane number than what is commonly found nowadays. Just like octane has been reduced in common ''regular'' grade gasoline, so too has cetane been reduced in diesel fuels. My old Yanmar will soot with the available fuels but with a cetane booster (added to the fuel) it doesnt.
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