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post #1 of 12 Old 06-13-2007, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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Living in Florida I usually store around 100 gallons of unleaded gas for the vehicles and generators because it is a pain to try and get it after a storm... Well now I have a diesel truck. My question is what can I add to the diesel to store it for possibly up to 6 months to keep it from going bad?
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Can anybody tell me if I need to put anything in my tank to keep my diesel from going bad? If so, what should I use? With gas I use "Stay-bilt" and it has lasted a year. Thanks for any help in advance...

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You maybe able to use some of the regular stuff we add all the time. Any of the Cetane boosters. Also, I think they have a treatment for diesel that is old, helps keep down anything that might grow in there. But, I am not sure what it is called.

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Try bio-bore or sta-bil. Any local auto store should have an additive.
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How about using 20 5 gallon containers, and rotate three every time you fill up? Put the oldest into the truck, go to the fuel station, fill three and top up the truck's tank?
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What makes you think diesel will go bad in 6 months.gas will but i have never heard of diesel going bad.I have had diesel in thousand gallon tanks for over 6 months on my ranch and never had a problem.

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There is a bunch of stuff that grows in diesel.

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What helps the most is getting filled with good quality fuel.
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Diesel Kleen is also a diesel fuel stabilizer. Get the grey bottle. Most addatives contain a stabilizer in them. If you use diesel kleen it will stay good your 6 months no problem. I hope this helps
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heres a good article on fuel storage

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