Heating oil vs off road diesel

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Heating oil vs off road diesel

Postby gary » Fri Oct 31, 2008 7:48 am

Is there a difference between the two fuels and can they be used safely in an 02 vw or is there too much sulfur?
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Postby SunWizard » Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:45 am

Off road usually is the same as ULSD with red dye added, so they can fine you $10,000 for its use, so its not safe for that reason. Heating oil in some places has high sulfur but I don't know if its high enough to cause any damage. It also doesn't have lubricity additives that ULSD has so could cause injector and IP wear, unless you add >2% bio or VO. Its also dyed so you could get fined.
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