What cetane is your blend diesel?

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What cetane is your blend diesel?

Postby Muleears » Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:29 am

Around here I can only find 40 cetane. I thought regular diesel was 45 and premium 50. Is 40 high enough or should I add some diesel kleen to raise it?
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Postby coachgeo » Sun Mar 09, 2008 6:45 pm

Can't hurt. That's why many do it just as a routine part of their blend.
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Postby Dave3500 » Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:58 pm

How would we know what Cetane our blend is?

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Postby John Galt » Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:22 pm

Just guess like everyone else does.
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Postby zoochy » Tue Jul 08, 2008 12:19 pm

Knowing the actual cetane of your blend would make this more a science than the witchcraft it is.

Personally I like to add an eye of a newt to every 5 gallons of my blend. I’m certain it boosts the cetane a few numbers.
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