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Old 04-21-2011, 01:16 PM
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black diesel??

has anyone ever tried this?? does it work, pros cons??? If so how would you go about processing it??
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There are many guys who are doing just this & will tell you it will not harm your engine. There are just as many who will tell you that it is terrible for your engine & is a very bad idea. One this for sure it pollutes much worse then VO.

You will have to decide who to believe & if your willing to take the risk.

Best processing would be a gravity feed centrifuge IMHO. You must heat the oil as well & test to make sure it is water/coolant free. There are also many using the upflow method & then pumping through a series of filters.

There are other sites that have alot of guys running black diesel. I don't think there are too many on this site running it.

Have you looked into running WVO?
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my dad has been running vo in his 03 6.0 and has had a few issues with it but I think its because he isnt doing it right..........I work on cars for a living and have an abundant sourse of used oils........I currently have been running used trans fluid and mixing with diesel......I wouldnt mind trying it as I can fix the truck if it breaks but I was just wondering if anyone had any info on it.....I have been going thur some post for wvo and how to proccess it but get a little lost with the different ways to do it......
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I have run black diesel for quite some time with no issuse. Except it makes my truck smell like a tractor.
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I have run black diesel for quite some time with no issuse. Except it makes my truck smell like a tractor.
Are you cutting it with RUG? What % are you running? How many miles do you have on WMO? how are you processing it?
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Old 04-23-2011, 09:25 PM
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Are you cutting it with RUG? What % are you running? How many miles do you have on WMO? how are you processing it?
Despite what the pro's that do this say know that im no pro. I dont f around with gas because i dont have enough knowledge to. Its gas i drive a diesel...compression ignition.... a no no in my book. I run a mixture of red green and wmo but never over 50% wmo. So for me thats a 14gal max for wmo. I have a good 35k+ miles on running it. Only problems are black filters and my truck smells like a tractor. I process it with a small home made container filter thing.
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Old 04-24-2011, 01:13 PM
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What kind of diesel are you running it in?? And how much do you filter it?? I have a 6.0l thinking about trying it a little at a time. I already have been running used trans fluid in it with no problems, I didn't know if that would be the same way..
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Old 04-25-2011, 09:35 AM
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red and green is offroad and on road diesel. OIl is iltered to 2 microns. i do this in my 04 6.0 i dont f around with tranny fluid youll find out why in a year or so.
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can you enlighten me on the tranny fluid??? what happened???
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Best way to filter is a centrifuge and then run the oil through a 3-5 micron filter before it hits the tank. I don't have as much experience with it as Smut does though.
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