Are you on the YT list. i used to be. I had an AC-W40. Adding diesel is not a
good idea. It can cause pinging like an oil burning car would. Adding diesel is
like chopping your octane rating down. Not only that, diesel burns hotter than
gas and can cause high cylinder temps and further the ping/destruction problem.
And add to the smog problem we have.
Joseph Szwed wrote:
> The vapor lock problem seems to come up quite a bit and usually the replies
> are pretty standard.
> On an old tractor list that I am on, it seems quite a few guys have recently
> had problems with this also.
> Some guys thought it had to do with the additives and oxygenators being
> added to the gas, and that it lowered the boiling point.
> Anyway some guys claimed by adding a little diesel fuel to their gas the
> problem went away.
> Just wondering if anyone else heard of this or tried it.
> Joe Szwed
> Stockton, NJ
> 50 Chevy / 51 GMC
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959