Fuel Additives

What in diesel fuel?
March 29, 2023

Diesel fuel is mildly hygroscopic, attracting and absorbing moisture from out of the air. Water can also enter the fuel system from poorly maintained storage tanks at diesel fuel retailers. Regularly leaving water in the fuel system can cause numerous issues, including rust and corrosion, icing in winter months and microbial growth. As an additive manufacturer, we prevent water-related

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October 21, 2022

What To Do If Your Diesel Fuel Gels As the cold sets in for the winter, many around the country start thinking of their vehicles and the need for winter maintenance. Unless you live in Florida, southern California or perhaps Texas, the temperatures are probably dipping below freezing and affecting your vehicle’s performance.  If you drive a diesel vehicle, you must

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Controlling Your Fuel Saves You Money!
May 17, 2022

Investing in quality fuel protects your car and improves mileage Pain at the Pump Every day you drive past gas stations and watch the fuel prices tick upward. That is when a powerless feeling settles in knowing that you have no choice but to bite the bullet and pay sky high prices for the same

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Anti-Gel Usage Tips
February 11, 2022

It is getting to that time of year when the temperature is dropping and diesels aren’t particularly fond of the cold weather, especially when it gets below 0° F. Treating fuel with an anti-gel should be pretty easy, you should be able to just dump it in and be on your way right? Well almost…

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Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Winter Anti-Gel: Why it’s so Good
December 23, 2021

Whoever called it the most wonderful time of the year needs to reevaluate themselves. Winter is dark, cold, and a pain in the butt to get anything done. Unless you plow snow for a living, you probably can’t wait for winter to be over. Winter is not only hard on you and your body, it’s

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5 Tips on Winterizing Your Diesel and Gasoline-Powered Vehicle
December 17, 2021

When the seasons change, so should your maintenance on your vehicle. The transition from fall to winter is particularly important. As the road conditions become more hazardous with the icy signature of the winter months, keeping a careful eye on the state of your vehicles becomes crucial. To keep your vehicle running optimally, there are

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November 5, 2021

Many diesel owners are aware that diesel is not the high-quality product it once was. A lawsuit claiming that the Bosch CP4 high-pressure fuel injection pump installed within a variety of diesel vehicles is failing prematurely. Many are questioning the use of the CP4 and how to avoid becoming another statistic of costly repairs. Luckily

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What to use in the winter
October 22, 2021

The sun is shining, you can feel the warm sun on the back of your neck as you pump that over-priced diesel fuel into your truck. You open your door and grab that half-full bottle of Hot Shot’s Secret Everyday Diesel Treatment (EDT) with a smile knowing you have finally figured out what keeps your

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Everything you need to know about why diesel fuel gels in cold weather.
October 20, 2021

Let’s take a minute and get down to the basics of diesel fuel gelling. In this article, we’ll cover ways to prevent diesel fuel gelling and how to treat diesel fuel once gelling has already started. Why Does Diesel Fuel Gel? Gelling occurs in diesel fuel when the temperature of the fuel drops so low

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