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    2 stroke in diesel tank

    Has anybody else tried this?
    Diesel has apparently, over the years, lost some of its lubricating properties. You use the 2 stroke to add this lubrication back. It's also said that your exhaust emissions aren't so bad and you get better MPG's.
    In one of my cars is a Renault 1.9TD engine and it appears to love the stuff. Idle is quieter (when up to temp) and seems less smokey when giving it some.

    Whats your thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris86 View Post
    Has anybody else tried this?
    Diesel has apparently, over the years, lost some of its lubricating properties. You use the 2 stroke to add this lubrication back. It's also said that your exhaust emissions aren't so bad and you get better MPG's.
    In one of my cars is a Renault 1.9TD engine and it appears to love the stuff. Idle is quieter (when up to temp) and seems less smokey when giving it some.

    Whats your thoughts?
    Never heard of that, but I am deaf what ratio are you mixing it? How much has it boosted your MPG? How long you been doing it?

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    I've been doing it for almost 2 months. I think my MPG have increased by about 5MPG, but I think some of that is down to my driving style as recently ive slowed down a little. I mix about 250-300ml's every tank.

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    Re: 2 stroke in diesel tank

    Heard about this a few years ago but never bothered shoving any in the tank.
    Seem to recall there was contrary information saying the oil may damage fuel pump seals and even the injectors?
    Let's face it there's enough to go wrong on a bmw diesel without adding another potential issue!

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    hmmmm why do you need lubricating properties on a 4 stroke cycle with a wet sump, the fuel air mixture does not pass any dry crankcase bearings etc etc on its travels...

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    Lots of people used this when I was into 306's. Worked well on them. I'd be slightly more cautious on a modern derv though tbh..

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    Diesel used to be alot more oily than it is now.
    Mineral 2-stroke oil is great for old style injection pumps and injectors, like you say it will help lube the working parts, quieten down the engine, and help reduce emissions and increase MPG a bit. I got all of the effects in my 2.8 NA and then 2.8 TD Daihatsu engine.
    However you do not want to put it in a modern common rail engine. Those pumps made to handle the "new" diesel so don't need it.(I've not heard of any definite side effects, but not worth risking for no gain).

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    well petrols seem to do ok without it



    loada bollox if you ask me, the more oily ya make it the more ya gonna gum up ya induction side with orrible oily and gunky looking black shit and soot and gunk up the exhaust side too......

    hence 2 strokes needed regular decokes cos of the oil in the fuel...
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    It burns cleaner than Diesel DD.

    What do you mean by the "induction side" DD?

    The 2 stroke mixes fully with the diesel and so you don't get any residue or anything like that and like I said it burns cleaner that diesel so once its gone into the cylinder it comes out as gas....

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