Fuel Ok to mix diesel and gas?

Ontario Outlaw

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I seem to remember old hands would mix a little gas in they tanks, in winter time.

Will running a bit of gas hurt anything?

I’ve got 10 gallons of sketchy fuel I don’t want to just throw out. Out of four trucks and a shop furnace I’m leaning towards dumping it in the shop furnace.

But in the big horse she’d be diluted a lot more.
 

Nomad1

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An old engine it will be fine. I still wouldn't do it. Use it to burn a brush pile or kill weeds. I don't know what kind of shop heater you have but that may not be worth the risk either.
 

mndriver

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Y'all lead sheltered lives ifn yaz deidnt know he he was.
 
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tommyh

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they used to pour a bottle of rubbing alcohol in the tanks too but i wouldn`t do that
I would throw it on a brushpile
 

Hammer166

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That's what we used to start burn-to-learns on the fire department.
I used 5 gals, 1/2 on the interior walls and floors near them, the other half in an open plastic bucket on the upstairs landing to get a hole through the roof for chimney effect. Sprayed the night before, tossed a torch into the bucket, and had a pile of ash all inside the perimeter in little more than a hour. Saved me about $2000 vs. tearing it down.
 

Rigjockey

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One aircraft fueling company used to run their fuel trucks off of jet A fuel, I doubt you can do that anymore with these new emissions engines.:dunno:
 

Hammer166

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One aircraft fueling company used to run their fuel trucks off of jet A fuel, I doubt you can do that anymore with these new emissions engines.:dunno:
Jet-A is a high sulfur fuel, so you could run it if you removed the aftertreatment. It's even lighter than #1 though, so mileage would suck, although that wouldn't be a problem on the ramp. Those trucks would have to be off-road only to legally burn it.
 

ironpony

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IIRC, JP4 is a 50-50 mix of kerosene and gasoline.
 

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