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Old 10-20-2012, 08:07 PM   #1
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DP prep for winter

You guys that have DP's , what do you do as far as fuel prep for winter storage? Fill tank all the way, empty, or does it matter? And what do you add to diesel fuel to store it for the cold winter months?? Thanks for any help.

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Old 10-20-2012, 11:53 PM   #2
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Full to the top.

(Good hedge against rising fuel prices too)

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Old 10-21-2012, 08:41 AM   #3
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Dump in Diesel Kleen in the white (winter) bottle, fill to top and run both engine and generator long enough to cycle it through the injectors in both then store.

To ensure I get it into the generator I usually fill the tank and treat before the last trip then just top off with some additional diesel and treatment just before I store the unit.
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Fill it to the top. If you are going to be in an area with cold temps you might want to add an anti-gel agent. In a very warm area a biocide to prevent algae.
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