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swissx5 05-10-2007 01:12 AM

Running Diesel vehicle on Kerosine
 
Any of you guys out there run your diesel vehicle on Kerosine (JET A-1) ??

swissx5 05-10-2007 02:28 PM

I guess you guys all drive gasoline cars. Can you buy diesel X5 s in The States ??
Gone are the days when diesels had the reputation of being slow and smelly. I drive a 3.0D which has a straight 6, turbo common rail engine. I had it chip tuned and it pushes out an awesome 500NM torgue. I get an incredible 8.5 liters/100 KM ( not sure in Gal.) and that is traveling between 90 to 100 MPH.
I would never consider buying a gasoline SUV. They are far too thirsty.

(Forget the Kerosine story) it is illegal ofcourse.

radel 05-10-2007 06:22 PM

We do not have the diesel X5 here in the States yet. Hopefully, next year.

SpeedR 05-10-2007 09:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by swissx5 (Post 2367435)
Any of you guys out there run your diesel vehicle on Kerosine (JET A-1) ??

While your diesel will run on Kerosine or Jet A, you will damage your engine. Diesel fuel provides some lubrication which the other fuelds do not.

swissx5 05-10-2007 11:55 PM

Thanks for your inputs. Got to mix 2-stroke oil with the kerosine in your tank.
I only heard about. (DONīT try this at home). Kerosine is dangerous, it can explode
at 38°C.

Mike_Check 05-11-2007 03:55 AM

Go get yourself a propane injection kit. :D

Just like nitrous oxide for a gas burner. Up to 150 horsepower and 200 lb.ft torque.

;)


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