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dryfly

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Posted: 09/29/20 09:37pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have several gallons of diesel fuel that has been stored in a couple of 5 gallon fuel cans for 7 months. The cans have been stored in my garage, and the fuel visually looks and smells good.

Is there any reason it would be unwise to use this in my Dodge CTD?

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Posted: 09/29/20 10:01pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Let er rip!!!


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It's fine. Use it.

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I had one Diesel truck that sat for 6 years and fired right up on the old Diesel. It was treated before storing with a anti- algae treatment.

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Posted: 09/30/20 04:56am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

that is not old for diesel fuel use it up.

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thanks Gentlemen. I appreciate the good advice.

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Good topic for me...now that I have a daily driver Electric Nissan Leaf...which is a blast to drive...another topic... the truck is not used as much...every couple of weeks on average...

How long do you guys feel is safe to keep a full tank of diesel in a garage kept truck?

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Diesel doesn't go bad for years. I have fuel in my generator that is well over 3 years old.

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Learjet wrote:

Good topic for me...now that I have a daily driver Electric Nissan Leaf...which is a blast to drive...another topic... the truck is not used as much...every couple of weeks on average...

How long do you guys feel is safe to keep a full tank of diesel in a garage keep truck?


Longer than the DEF.


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I routinely use diesel that is over 3 years old.
My neighbor used diesel fuel that was over 10 years old. Make sure it is filtered and dry.


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