Recent Topics
Chevron & Sunoco & Speedway $100 Gift card $92
by gojoneeded
29 minutes 45 seconds ago
Santa's Not Going To Be Happy
by Warstud
42 minutes 11 seconds ago
can someone explain the Ecoboost to me?
by columnshift
Today at 07:50 PM
4 dragging weak brakes (after parked for a year)
by columnshift
Today at 07:34 PM
New S&W Shield 9
by funflyer
Today at 06:42 PM
ecoboost 3.5
by boostnation
Today at 06:30 PM
Meijer, Mobil and the joys of Labor Day stackation
by fdcg27
Today at 06:25 PM
BMW electrical system pretty good
by fdcg27
Today at 05:59 PM
The top makes the policy ...
by HTSS_TR
Today at 05:36 PM
Dodge 318 oil?
by chartrue2
Today at 05:04 PM
Fram Ultra XG3506 - 2 years/11,000 miles Cut Open
by Nick1994
Today at 04:39 PM
Genesis G70 spy photos
by HTSS_TR
Today at 04:17 PM
Newest Members
pperras01, Grabberblu, Dave_PPE, davebe, Logos
58964 Registered Users
Who's Online
113 registered (74Scout, Bandito440, 4WD, 2015_PSD, asiancivicmaniac, ARB1977, 11 invisible), 1636 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58964 Members
66 Forums
253786 Topics
4166811 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#1705899 - 12/13/09 09:02 AM Re: Running tractor on #2 home heating oil. [Re: bullwinkle]
Cup of Joe Offline


Registered: 01/16/06
Posts: 1815
Loc: United We Stand
I went to Northern Tool and bought a water block filter from goldenrod along with some fittings and a fuel nozzle. I used these items and the electric transfer pump I had already to build my own version of a transfer pump station with a filter that can block water if there is any.

I started off running 50/50 heating oil and ULSD intially. I am now running 100% filtered heating oil with no problems at all. When I need more fuel I drive the tractor to my garage turn on the pump and fill the tractor. I think my pump is faster then the pump at the local convenience store. I have had no issues at all. I am slightly over due for a fuel filter change on the tractor. I am planning on changing the filter and inspecting it for any debris that could have come from the barrels of heating oil.

I burn this same heating oil in my Reddy Heater in my garage.


Edited by TaterandNoodles (12/13/09 09:03 AM)
_________________________
2015 Toyota 4runner with dealer installed bulk 0w-20

Top
#1706002 - 12/13/09 10:48 AM Re: Running tractor on #2 home heating oil. [Re: firemachine69]
Steve S Offline


Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 18449
Loc: East of IGO
Originally Posted By: firemachine69
Originally Posted By: soldierman
If it looks clean I would be tempted to mix it about 50/50.
I've seen diesil stay clean for 4-5 years and still burn good. I've also seen it come out of a farm tank less than a year old that was black and funky smelling and obviosly had algea growing out of control.



How in the heck does a petroleum product grow fungus?
It does.
_________________________
Why do people post I want the best for my car,,, When there isn't anything that is the best on the car to begin with.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2