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Mineral Oil?

Mineral Oil? My buddy has some weird ideas. His friend offered him a bunch of mineral oil(used to cool xray machines) and stuff, i doubt this stuff is very combustible, his buddy is going to run it and see if he doesnt blow up his truck...lol. what ya'll say? Im not optimistic about it.
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is he mixing it with anything?diesel,bio,or even wvo?

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he was thinking 50/50 with D2.
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with the diesel im assuming?i dont know much about mineral oil but i think i would start off slow like 10% and gradually step it up.thats just me though.i dont have money to drop on these damn things just cause,wish i did though.

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Here is a hair brain idea. Throw some on a fire to see if it burns. If that works he can try putting some in a squirt bottle and misting it over a torch.




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yea that might work,why dont i think outside of the box.....oh yea the army has me programmed

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One of my contractor buddies runs his Cummins on what he insists is straight mineral oil. He's done it for over 100k miles. Seems to run fine, but I would NOT do that to my vehicle.

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It will run. Is it the old standard or the new standard?

If its the old standard good chance you might get cancer. The newer standard you are ok on that end.

Either way if you do run it you need to mix it with something for lubricity if you like your injectors.

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It will run. Is it the old standard or the new standard?

If its the old standard good chance you might get cancer. The newer standard you are ok on that end.

Either way if you do run it you need to mix it with something for lubricity if you like your injectors.
old or new? is there like chemicals in it? i aint gonna get it on me! haha and ya i was thinking theres not enough lubricity.
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I wouldnt run it in mine.

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