Coffee With a Side of Diesel

Ohio_Pawpaw_Grower

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I did purchase the smaller fluted stainless steel coffee filters that every the discussion groups are fawning about. I wasn't interested until I saw what a guy prevented from going into his tank. And then another and another. Then I looked in my diesel cans. Where does this crud come from? There is a huge filter right before the hose where I get fuel.

Anyway, dropped them comfortably into the BX and RTV. I will send along a pic if I pick up any crud. Meanwhile, soon as I empty these cans again, they are getting a good flush. Just did this a couple months ago.
 

v10rick

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My neighbor encountered crud in his fuel container, that clogged the fuel screen on his Kubota tractor.
A local shop said it's caused by the diesel bug.

Yea right I thought, until I found this...

 

Bota Fett

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I wonder if this occurs in the small 5 gallon yellow diesel cans, like this. I have 4 of them and constantly rotate them between my RTV and BX. I also include Stanadyne because I live in the Northeast.
 

v10rick

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I wonder if this occurs in the small 5 gallon yellow diesel cans, like this. I have 4 of them and constantly rotate them between my RTV and BX. I also include Stanadyne because I live in the Northeast
Apparently it does. My neighbor with this issue has the poly 5 gal fuel containers.
I store fuel in the same type container, but have not experienced the bug. We purchase fuel from a different source.
 

ETF

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Gunge in your diesel is one of those things that only needs to happen once and you never forget.

I store my diesel in drums and cans but never treated it when I brought it home until I got into the biggest darned mess that you have ever seen., These days it gets treated with biocide and stabilizer as soon as I offload it.

Look into your gas cans too. They get every bit as bad if not worse.
 
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