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Old 10-09-2009, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by diesaroo View Post
...Btw, is anybody using cetane boosters or fuel additives? I'm going to use PS to start and see how that goes. I use redline DFC in my 190 diesel but that stuff is too pricey to use a lot of. Reason being US diesel has cetane of 40 to 45 while BMW recommends a minimum of 51.

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its unfortunate that they have a policy of 'no additives', but also a recommended cetane of 51, when practically NO pumps dispense this fuel in N America

are you really concerned about the cost of an additive when you are buying a $45-60K vehicle?

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