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Old 11-29-2010, 06:23 PM
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Try this test and see how you do! I took it and got a 9 out of ten. Post your results!
http://auto.howstuffworks.com/diesel-quiz.htm
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Old 11-29-2010, 08:50 PM
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9/10. I thought airplanes would account for a big percentage of shipments for fuel and technically they aren't diesels if they are turbines. Guess I was wrong
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:01 PM
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That was the same one I got wrong. I would think that it would be ground transport rather than rail.
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Bummer,

Only 8 out of 10. Didn't know the date and not up to speed on the cycles of an engine.

As for planes, yeah they use JP and JetA, more like kerosene. Except some new Diamond recip's coming with a euro diesel. Check them out, very cool. Called diesel, but run on JetA, etc.
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Old 01-09-2011, 09:51 PM
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Bummer,

Only 8 out of 10. Didn't know the date and not up to speed on the cycles of an engine.

As for planes, yeah they use JP and JetA, more like kerosene. Except some new Diamond recip's coming with a euro diesel. Check them out, very cool. Called diesel, but run on JetA, etc.
It just so happens that your truck will run on JP8, JetA, and also vegetable oil too.
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Old 01-10-2011, 09:23 PM
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It just might be cheaper this week to call the fuel truck across the street at ANE and get some JetA. At least they deliver.
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Old 01-10-2011, 09:27 PM
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Yea, ain't that the truth.....
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9/10... I'm not going to say what I screwed up on...
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