Recent Topics
Ac Delco filters?
by jdawg89
17 minutes 50 seconds ago
Engine Noise Level after oil change.
by clarkmc3
26 minutes 33 seconds ago
Do NOT buy the Wix closeout on Rock Auto
by slacktide_bitog
27 minutes 32 seconds ago
Standing seam metal roof. Experiences?
by BMWTurboDzl
42 minutes 4 seconds ago
Wal mart find this morning
by car51
54 minutes 47 seconds ago
Sonata Engine Noise
by F24Sonata
59 minutes 59 seconds ago
Obscure brands
by wemay
Today at 09:38 AM
Really?
by Rojack
Today at 09:13 AM
07 Mustang droning noise
by aquariuscsm
Today at 08:30 AM
UOA; '01 F250 Rotella T3, approx 5,000m on oil
by Mantooth
Today at 08:12 AM
Any special location for roof bathroom fan vent?
by SumpChump
Today at 07:24 AM
About base stocks and additives (not the usual Q!)
by Olas
Today at 06:48 AM
Newest Members
Art_, MaB_WI, Astro_Guy, Rexinaus, Oil_Punisher
54885 Registered Users
Who's Online
101 registered (AZjeff, 01rangerxl, 2009Edge, A_Harman, aquariuscsm, Alfred_B, 11 invisible), 1799 Guests and 94 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
54885 Members
66 Forums
235101 Topics
3782113 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: 1803
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 Valvoline 0w-20 What the heck?

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