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Old 04-06-2008, 01:33 AM
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Just gotta plan for bad fuel. Carry your test kit and additives. And don't forget your Baha.
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Old 04-06-2008, 03:24 PM
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I ran in the Bahama's for many years with diesel boats, never had bad fuel to the point that a change or two of filters didn't fix. But, I have heard stories of bad gasoline and your right, bad gas will kill a gas engine, bad diesel for the most part clogs filters and maybe some power lossed but it won't destro an engine.

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Old 04-06-2008, 03:44 PM
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If your still thinking about adding diesel power, get in touch with OSO member Team Taboo. He has played around a bunch with diesels, in a 42 ft Fountain and a 39 MTI. I think the MTI would Run around 105 at 3800 rpms. Amazing, considering the powerplants are very low maintainence.

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I ran in the Bahama's for many years with diesel boats, never had bad fuel to the point that a change or two of filters didn't fix. But, I have heard stories of bad gasoline and your right, bad gas will kill a gas engine, bad diesel for the most part clogs filters and maybe some power lossed but it won't destro an engine.

Choke up another one for the diesel boys!
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