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Old 10-29-2000, 02:51 AM
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Rotten Robbies has diesel fuel and a pump that has Kerosine, Can I run Kerosine in my 1983 300 SD? Whats the benefits? Will it perform better, stop gel in the tank, and water? Should i mix?
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Old 10-29-2000, 11:01 AM
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My 1993 300SD MB manual provides for
adding kerosene (I think up to 50%).

Since you are in CA, I see you reason
to add kerosene. If you want a good
additive, use the Redline products
(check the PartsShop here - good price).

Engine rebuilds are VERY expensive so I
wouldn't use my car to experiment.

I have heard of a lot of tales about what
can be done to a diesel engine. I think
that a lot depends on the year, make and
model of the car. Often times, these
tales are told by someone who has never
owned a diesel.

Personally, I depend on my car running
every day. I am anal about maintenance
and repairs. I only use MB parts, etc.
However, I have 149,000 miles on the car
and people think that it is a new car.
(in fairness though, I had to have the
engine rebuilt due to a head gasket failure
at 102k miles).

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