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Old 04-22-2013, 09:49 AM   #16
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How to tell gasoline from kerosene?

From the "Believe It or Not" column: Back in the mid-60's we, who were barely old enough to drive legally, would mix about a half-gallon of either diesel or kerosene into a half tank of gas in our late '50's-early '60's cars to help lubricate the "top end". This would be the rocker arms, valve stem seals, and to help clean out some of the sludge. The cars smoked a bit before all of the diesel or kero was burnt out but it did run better in the long run.


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Old 04-22-2013, 11:19 AM   #17
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How to tell gasoline from kerosene?

When I was a long haul driver in the winter when it would get [I]really[I] cold the diesel fuel would gel up so we would add a couple gallons of gas to a hundred gallon tank to keep us running.


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