Blends for DI engines

Single Tank WVO systems and blending SVO WVO to thin it.

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Postby powerstroke73L » Thu Jun 12, 2008 8:03 am

I see a lot of anecdotes on here about how blends fair in cold weather in various types of injector pumps. Anybody have a guess as to how a 7.3L Powerstroke (no IP-injection pressure is handled by the injectors themselves-read more here: http://www.intellidog.com/dieselmann/injector.htm ) would do with a blend in hot weather? I'm in Central New Jersey and the temperature won't be dropping below 65 degrees F at least until mid September.
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Postby WD8CDH » Fri Jun 13, 2008 10:48 am

It's also very important to remove water, fats, etc. BEFORE you add the thinners since many of the thinners will inhibit settling.
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