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Old 09-26-2006, 04:59 PM
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Low sulfur diesel

Anyone know what the deal is with low sulfur diesel?

I could be nuts but pt sounds like bad news for new Diesel sales in the US.

Let me know.

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Old 09-26-2006, 05:02 PM
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Actually it is very good news. Low Sulfur diesel is what they use in Europe. Try a search on this forum for more info. There are several informative threads.
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Old 09-26-2006, 09:55 PM
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Low sulfur diesel (<500ppm)has been on the market for years...

Ultral Low Sulfur Diesel (<15ppm) is the new stuff hitting the pumps.

Watch for leaks from your IP. Add a little transmissin leak stop to the tank or to the filter to fix it.

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Old 09-26-2006, 10:26 PM
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ULSD (Ultra low sulfur Diesel) will be wonderful for new diesels. It may cause a few leaky seals for our older cars, but it will allow the sale of cars never before seen on this continent.
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