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type of diesel

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by ajslands, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. ajslands

    ajslands 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,033

    hey i drive an 2004 f-250 6.0 Turbo Diesel and was wondering if i should use the new ultra-low highway sulfer fuel or the older kind, ive heard that the older kind is best for trucks and the newer kind is required on '07 and later models. so help me please.:help:
  2. sno commander

    sno commander PlowSite.com Addict
    from ct
    Messages: 1,063

    all the fuel around here is ultra low sulfer 07 and up compliant you cant get the low sulfer from the pump anymore here in ct, but to answer your question yes its fine in your truck i ussually run some diesel power service to keep thngs lubed up. but if i had a choice i would go with the old stuff.
  3. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    I bet you would be hard pressed to find the old stuff, especially after the end of this year.
  4. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,253

    You're so darn practical.

    Good luck OP, you really don't have a choice thanks to the enviro-nazis. Get some fuel additives and use those to make up for the lack of sulfur.
  5. Bigfoot Brent

    Bigfoot Brent Senior Member
    Messages: 202

    Buy the old low sulpher stuff if you still can. It has more BTU's or heat energy and will give you slightly better milage.
  6. Dissociative

    Dissociative 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,066

    truck stops all usually have LSD and ULSD
  7. bluerage94

    bluerage94 Senior Member
    Messages: 398

    #2 diesel...
  8. OhioPlower

    OhioPlower Senior Member
    Messages: 440

    Ive read that motor was designed to run on ULSD.