Diesel Extreme

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Concentrated Injector Cleaner & Cetane Booster

Boosts cetane by 7 points
Reduces DPF regeneration cycles up to 83%
Increases MPG up to 7.3% & power up to 12.5%
Cleans cylinders, fuel tank, lines and injector tips
5 year shelf life
Removes internal diesel injector deposits (IDIDs) formed by carboxylate salts and waxy soap deposits and EDID’s carbon coking deposits

TREATMENT RATIO
4 OZ / 10 GAL
8 OZ / 20 GAL
32 OZ / 80 GAL

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Recommended for ALL diesel engines. NOT for use in gasoline vehicles.

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Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Extreme is a premium 6-in-1 diesel additive, containing the most concentrated detergent formula on the market. Diesel Extreme is formulated to resolve issues related to Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel and greatly improve your truck’s performance and fuel economy.

Engineered with specific detergents, Diesel Extreme will safely remove and prevent Internal Diesel Injector Deposits (IDIDs), External Diesel Injector Deposits (EDID’s) and other forms of varnish and deposits that cause scaring and wear, which leads to premature failure of fuel system components, including fuel pumps and injectors. Diesel Extreme also includes a powerful cetane improver, improving your diesel fuel’s cetane rating by seven points, to improve combustibility, horsepower and fuel economy. By improving combustibility, Diesel Extreme reduces the number of diesel particulate filter (DPF) regeneration cycles that are needed. Diesel Extreme also contains a lubricity enhancer to further reduce wear, a water dispersant, rust and corrosion inhibitors and a fuel stabilizer.

Diesel Extreme will improve your diesel’s fuel economy, increase horsepower, clean injectors, improves cold starts, eliminate excessive black smoke and improve reliability. It is recommended for use in all diesel engines.

This product is safe for all emissions equipment.

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  1. Glenn

    Glenn

    Just finished my first 2 quart bottle and I am sold. This stuff is great.

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    Just finished my first 2 quart bottle and I am sold. This stuff is great.

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  3. Dave Carlon

    Dave Carlon

    Your fuel add sure smoothed out the old John deer 240 skid steer hour meter broke in 2004 lots of mowing, log loading brush cutting, wood spitting, snow plowing dirt and gravel work. . Started to run rough after parking out side all winter with little use, wish I had known about your product then, fresh diesel, and the right amount of hot shot, smoothed my old johnny popper out almost like new. John deer is on the hot shot diet from now on. Thanks for a product that works.

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    Dave Carlon (verified owner)

    Your fuel add sure smoothed out the old John deer 240 skid steer hour meter broke in 2004 lots of mowing, log loading brush cutting, wood spitting, snow plowing dirt and gravel work. . Started to run rough after parking out side all winter with little use, wish I had known about your product then, fresh diesel, and the right amount of hot shot, smoothed my old johnny popper out almost like new. John deer is on the hot shot diet from now on. Thanks for a product that works.

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  5. Kevin White

    Kevin White

    As everyone here I was skeptical but decided to try the fuel side first. I have been using the white jug fuel additive for several years and hoping it was doing something beneficial for my engine. I have a 2003 long nose 379 C15 Platinum overhauled about 380k miles ago. I put the Hotshot fuel additive in my tanks and within 200 miles my engine was running so smooth I was waiting for a rod to come through the side of the motor. It wasn’t until I stopped for the evening that I could tell just how smooth the motor was running I pulled a nickel out of the ashtray and stood it up on the dash and it never moved. Laying in the sleeper that night it was strange feeling how smooth the truck was running with zero vibration. I can tell you the oil side will get treated next week and I will recommend Hotshot to everyone I come in contact with, I’m sold..

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Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Extreme is formulated with specific detergents to safely remove and prevent Internal Diesel Injector Deposits (IDIDs), External Diesel Injector Deposits (EDID’s) and other forms of varnish and deposits. Not all diesel additives on the market will remove IDIDs, as a special detergent is needed.

In order to effectively improve your diesel’s fuel economy, horsepower and combustibility, your fuel system needs to be clean of deposits and run fuel with a high cetane rating. Diesel Extreme not only cleans exceptionally well, it also provides a powerful cetane boost of 7 points. This allows for the fuel to burn more efficiently, increasing performance while also reducing diesel particulate filter (DPF) regenerations. The lubricity additive in Diesel Extreme also increases your fuel’s lubricity, improving protection and reducing wear. This helps combat the ill-effects of Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel.

Diesel Extreme is a fully-formulated 6-in-1 diesel additive that addresses both common and uncommon problems with diesel fuel, making sure your diesel is always running at peak performance.

Official OSU Test Results »

Reducing the need to perform regeneration cycles: City of Columbus, Ohio »

Directions:
2 quarts treat 160 gallons of diesel fuel.
1 quart treats 80 gallons of diesel fuel.
16 oz. bottle treats 40 gallons of diesel fuel.

Recommended Frequency:
Use one treatment of Diesel Extreme every 6 months.

Uses:

Diesel Extreme is extremely effective in middle distillate fuels to improve combustion and ignition efficiency, enhance fuel economy and maintain fuel in a clean, stabilized condition. Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Extreme is safe in all diesel engines: semi-trucks, pick-up trucks, farm equipment and autos. Including but not limited to: Ford Powerstroke, Dodge Cummins, GM Duramax, Saab, Volkswagen, and Audi.

The introduction of Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD) coupled with today’s highly engineered fuel systems are creating new problems for diesel owners. Sulfur was a very good lubricant. The removal of sulfur causes all the moving parts in your fuel system to suffer. Waxy soap deposits that were soluble in higher sulfur content fuels are now being formed and are difficult to filter. Fuel systems incorporating High Pressure Common Rail Injectors operate at higher pressures which create high heat. This heat chemically changes the hydrocarbons in the fuel to longer chain hydrocarbons called asphaltenes, which can block fuel filters. The tolerances for the Common Rail injectors are very tight, sometimes around 1-3 microns. This means even small deposits can cause an injector to stick.

Several sources of sodium and calcium contamination occur from residual refinery salts, storage tanks, ship ballasts and biodiesel catalysts, to name a few. Dodecenyl succinic acid (DDS) and hexadecenyl succinic acid (HDS) are commonly found in certain pipeline corrosion inhibitors, refineries and aftermarket additive packages. When the contamination from the sodium or calcium reacts with the DDS or HDS, carboxylic salts are formed. These carboxylic salts have very low solubility in ULSD and are very difficult to filter. They end up depositing on the internals of your fuel injectors causing what are known as Internal Diesel Injector Deposits (IDID’s).

Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Extreme was formulated to resolve these issues. Diesel Extreme is fully formulated with a powerful injector cleaner, cetane improver, neutral and sulfur free lubricity agent, water dispersant, rust and corrosion inhibitor and fuel stabilizer. Diesel Extreme’s injector cleaner specifically cleans IDID’s as well as the original carbon coking External Diesel Injector Deposits (EDID’s) and waxy soap deposits. Diesel Extreme’s powerful injector cleaner will also clean all components of your fuel system, including upper cylinders, fuel tank, fuel pumps and lines. The injector cleaner is also responsible for bringing asphaltenes and glycerides back into solution and preventing further asphaltenes and glycerides from forming.

With your diesel fuel void of carboxylic salts, waxy deposits, asphaltenes and glycerides in suspension, the problems with filter plugging and injector deposits are solved. DDS and HDS acids are neutralized by the injector cleaner to keep more carboxylic salts from forming. Independent testing has shown that power loss is restored up to 87% in the Peugeot CEC F98-08 DW-10 test with the keep clean level of injector cleaner found in Diesel Extreme. It also passes the ASTM D2068 Filter Blocking Test.

The Cetane levels found in diesel fuel in most states are around 42 to 45. The minimum required by ASTM D 975 is 40. Most diesel engines operate more efficiently with a fuel that has a cetane rating of 48 to 50. Fuels with higher cetane burn more efficiently and more completely than those with lower cetane ratings. Diesel Extreme contains a cetane improver that will raise your cetane number 7 points. There are many advantages to an increase cetane numbers. Cold starting is improved, and less black smoke is seen as a result of the improved combustion efficiency. Less hydrocarbons and particulate matter in your exhaust reduce the blocking of your Diesel Particulate Filter and using Diesel Extreme in your fuel has been shown to have 83% less DPF regenerations, saving you time and money. Increased cetane levels have also shown to improve fuel mileage and power. Fleet tests with Diesel Extreme have shown an improvement in fuel mileage up to 7.3% due to the combination of our injector cleaner and cetane improver. This combination is also responsible for restored throttle response.

Diesel Extreme contains a neutral lubricity additive for fuel pump and injectors that has a proven a wear scar reduction of 60µm in ASTM D6079 test. A Military grade non-alcohol-based water dispersant lowers the freeze point of water in fuel over 32°F over competitors water dispersants. With the condensed water in the fuel removed, the major cause of rust, icing in cold weather and the growth of microorganisms in warm weather is inhibited. Diesel Extreme also contains a package that inhibits rust and corrosion in the tank and lines and has a NACE corrosion test rating of A. To round out the package, a specialty fuel stabilizer was chosen that contains anti-oxidants, metal deactivators and dispersants.

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