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DIESEL FUEL GELLING 101
February 7, 2021

Let’s take a minute and get down to the basics of diesel fuel gelling and ways to prevent and treat the gelling once it becomes an issue. Gelling occurs when the temperature of the fuel drops so low that wax naturally found in the diesel begins to crystallize. Gelling can occur as high as 20

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Tips to Avoid Winter Fuel Economy Slumps
January 16, 2021

Winter and cold weather can really bring you down. Not only does it get dark earlier and become too cold out to do much, but your vehicle’s fuel economy just gets worse and worse. There are a lot of reasons why your fuel economy suffers in the winter, by some estimates fuel economy goes down

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Understanding Wax Crystal Formation
October 23, 2020

Every diesel owner understands the hardships that follow the drop in temperatures. With Winter right around the corner, it is time to start preparing for problems that will arise, and try to be a step ahead of them before they become overbearing. Part of that preparation should be to understand how cold weather will affect

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10 Items to Complete Before Storing Your Camper
October 3, 2020

As the temperature starts to dip lower it is time to start prepping for the upcoming winter season. If you own a camper of any type – Motorhome, travel trailer or pop up – it means more than just prepping the plumbing system from old man winter. With the proper care and attention, your home

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Car with ice
February 13, 2020

Diesel owners know all too well about diesel fuel gelling in cold weather. We know it happens, the question is why? Diesel fuel contains something called paraffin wax, which begins to solidify once the fuel reaches the “freeze” point. The solid form of these hydrocarbons is a thick, waxy substance that is referred to as

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