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What Type of Diesel Fuels Can You Run in Your Diesel Engines?

There are three types of fuel that we will discuss for the purposes of this article.  They are on road diesel, off road diesel and home heating oil.  First, I will define what I am including in each category.

On road diesel is any diesel that is sold for vehicle use on the roads.  A government road tax is included in the price of the fuel.  Diesel sold in the U.S. for use on roads is ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) containing less than 15 parts per million.

Off road diesel is sold strictly for off road use and is normally dyed red in color. …

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