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Truck fires may be caused by DEF units?

Here is a quote from USA trucking"Why are we seeing more truck fires? here is the answer. Trucking companies have been up in arms about the new emissions on 18 wheeler engines. This has to do with the exhaust filtration systems and DEF additive. There are very few that know the hazards of this equipment being used on all new trucks. The systems are set up to capture unburned fuel and other emissions in an exhaust filter. Some use DEF, Diesel exhaust fluid, also known as urea. The filters do not eliminate the bad. they only hold it for a period until it can be burned off at a higher temp. The burn-off period is known as regeneration. The truck's computer...

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Saving 43 cents a litre on fuel using XSNANO

43 cents per litre Fuel Savings Using XSNANO - 2005 Hyundai Sonata NF 3.3 ltr with 260000 kms  Calculated savings using XSNANO  22% better fuel economy plus a $0.21 /ltr saving by switching from 98 octane to 91 octane (No need to buy "premium" fuel when using XSNANO) So on a tank of fuel (65ltrs) @ $1.00 / ltr you would save $14.30 (22%) plus $13.65 using lower octane fuel. A total saving of $27.95 per tank of fuel, plus the protection of your engine and fuel system. $27.95 divided by 65 = A saving of $0.43cents per litre saving..  Cheers Ken.  You should give it a try.

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Fuel Bug is the Corona Virus of Fuel - BE AWARE -

This article could save you a lot of money, so please take the time to read it - Fuel Bug (or "Diesel Bug" as it is commonly termed) outbreak can come from a "clean" source.You can pull up at a truck stop that has clean fuel and tanks, but one of the trucks that filled up before you may have had diesel bug, and by dipping the filler nozzle in his tank can transfer it to any other truck that uses that pump nozzle before it gets cleaned. And let's face it some outlets never clean their pump nozzles.Once the spores have been transferred they can very quickly multiply. They can double their numbers every 20 minutes and one single...

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