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#1 Jake OFFLINE  


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Posted August 28, 2016 - 02:05 PM

I just got a Satoh Beaver 2 cyl. Diesel. All I have read say that they start hard in cold weather. Dose anyone run Rotella 5W-40 synthetic in thes older diesel? Thanks
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Posted September 16, 2016 - 07:57 AM

I run AMSOIL 5W-40 in my Ford LGT14D.
The lower viscosity (5W) and being a full synthetic are huge in extreme weather conditions. Especially cold weather.
Use a fuel addition to reduce your cloud point in the fuel to prevent gelling and keep your fuel system clean with an injector clean.
Also, use a Cetane boost to help the fuel burn properly and you should have no problems starting your diesel up in the winter.
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