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post #1 of 10 Old 11-16-2010, 05:51 PM Thread Starter
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Diesel Kleen?

I was using it every other tank or so in my truck with stock injectors. I put in swamps stage 1 injectors and they told me not to put any additive in fuel. Should I continue using the Diesel Kleen every other tank? Im sure I need to use it to prevent gelling in the winter right? What exactly doe the diesel kleen do to fuel and engine? I was using grey bottle in summer and white bottle in winter.

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Hmm that sounds weird. Kleen usually helps with keeping the injectors well lubed doesnt it? I dont see why it would hurt it.
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thats odd. i sure wouldnt run ULSD straight.. and whats different about theirs from the stock ones besides sizes of course..
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I wonder why Swamps says that? I would like to know.

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Interesting, looks like you need to ask them why.

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Don't see how Diesel Kleen would affect the injectors in a bad way. It's like 95% diesel fuel anyways.

As stated, I would never run straight fuel in my truck. I always add 1/4 bottle of 2 stroke with every fill up. Used to use diesel kleen too and it worked great.

When you get an answer from swamps, let us know. I'm curious too.

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Diesel kleen ups mileage because it adds cetane points and it restores lubricity that ULSD takes away.
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I will have to call them and ask them again. I think Im gonna use it though.

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VAN TURBO
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any word on why he said not to use any additives?

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They said it wasnt necessary but if used it wouldnt hurt anything.

1999.5 FORD F250 SUPERDUTY 4X4 EXT CAB
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6 SPEED
SWAMPS 175/146 SINGLE SHOT INJECTORS
SWAMPS TUNING
6" AUSSIE STACKS
AFE INTAKE W/ PRO GUARD 7 FILTER
VAN TURBO
4" SUSPENSION LIFT
315/75/16 BUCKSHOT MAXXIS MUDDER TIRES ON STOCK WHEELS (WINTER TIRES)
16X9 MOTO METAL 951 BLACK WHEELS (SUMMER)
COWL HOOD
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