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Best Readily-Available (ie. non-mail-order) Cetane Boost/Additive?

I know "best" is controversial adjective, but is there a consensus on a readily-available fuel additive that can be used regularly? Sort of like Techron for gasoline engines? Yea, I'm a noob to these compression-ignition things... LOL! TIA!

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a good bottle of the white powerservice...they sell it everywhere....



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I'll look for it at Wally World tonight...

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I know "best" is controversial adjective, but is there a consensus on a readily-available fuel additive that can be used regularly? Sort of like Techron for gasoline engines? Yea, I'm a noob to these compression-ignition things... LOL! TIA!
Just look up stanadyne or fppf distributors in your zip...there is usually someone that has it. Your dealer has Motorcrafts cetane booster

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Just my opinion but i didnt like the powerservice crap at all. I normally use STP diesel in the blue bottle and have for some time ever fill up. I decided to use some of that powerservice stuff one day because i was in orileys and seen it. Well when i put it in i got pretty good mpg out of it but had horrible cold starts. The truck would shake for like 15-20 minutes and it would even shake a little after it had warmed up. I thought i had an injector going out. well after that take was empty i went back to my blue stuff because i can get it at the store beside my house and all my problems went away. I can go out in 15 degree weather and start my truck right up with no shaking or acting stupid lol. I have no idea why it did this to my truck. i added the right amount. (threw the rest away after i figured out that was the problem.)
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I use wally world supertech tcw3 two stroke oil. It has made a my truck a lot quieter at idle (less clacking) and it starts better. It has been tested and is one of the best lubricants to use as a additive. I use 1oz to every gallon of fuel or 32oz per tank.

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I use wally world supertech tcw3 two stroke oil. It has made a my truck a lot quieter at idle (less clacking) and it starts better. It has been tested and is one of the best lubricants to use as a additive. I use 1oz to every gallon of fuel or 32oz per tank.
I know 2-stroke oil was "good snake oil" for older PSD's, but do they have the cetane boost that even Ford recommends? That's really what I'm after....

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I know 2-stroke oil was "good snake oil" for older PSD's, but do they have the cetane boost that even Ford recommends? That's really what I'm after....
the only thing that ford will recomend is their own motorcraft stuff

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the only thing that ford will recomend is their own motorcraft stuff
The Power Service stuff has the cetane boost in it, right?

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I'm not having any issues not using cetane. And from what I have learned it is not an issue. The issue with all huei psd engines is injector lubrication. That is why we use a additive. And two stroke oil is not snake oil. It is dino oil. And it preforms about 3x better than diesel kleen in lubrication.

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