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post #15 of Old 10-14-2012
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Re: diesel fuel

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I use Jet A aircraft fuel because it will stay fresh longer. I only consume about 15 to 20 gal a year. Not sure I know what the additives are but they seem to work well.
When I was in college I worked for a ground handling agency at Oakland International Airport. We ran Jet A in our diesel ground units all the time. It worked fine on a short-term basis. However, our mechanics claimed that over the long term diesel was better in certain diesel engines because of lubrication issues.

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