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can we bobtail into Sam's Club fuel island and
put that diesel in a Big Truck?
we mean over the road truck, semi
like a Western Star
been so long can't remember name
of diesel at a truck stop
type 2 or something?
 

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You can put the green or yellow fuel in your truck NOT THE RED!
 

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thank you jeff in iowa
it's sort of coming back
at truck stops it's maybe
#2 diesel?
and pretty much remember it
as being yellow?
what's green diesel?
 

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If your local Sam's has diesel. Mine doesn't.
Diesel is diesel, as long as it isn't dyed red. That's the same stuff now, but is dyed to identify it as non-road taxed fuel, and the fines for using it on the road are steep, like $1000 per gallon of tank capacity, federal tax evasion/fraud charges, etc.
 

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thank you 4x4 welder
in california there's Sam's Club gas islands
but they don't have a store around the cashier
think you mean 'farm fuel' red
doesn't exist in southern california
may have it in central valley where
most of farming is
is gas station diesel green?
is it called #1 diesel?
 

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You will need a Sam's club membership card, and a way of payment (bank card, credit card, etc.) other than cash. The pump will not start without them, and the attendant doesn't take cash.
But, yes it's legal in a OTR truck.
Just be sure you clear the canopy.
Here's info on the difference between #1 and #2 diesel, http://flashoffroad.com/Diesel/DieselFuel/about_diesel_fuel.htm basically #1 has less lubricity, and a lower pour point, which is helpful in winter, and is usually blended with #2.
As stated, DO NOT USE RED DYED FUEL!!!!!!!! Unless you can afford the fines.
 

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thank you 'trucker'
the lubricity thing did it
we'll stick with truck stop #2 fuel
damaging engine is a bozo no-no
we're like a dog with a bone here
what's 'green' diesel?
 

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Generally, green diesel refers to bio-diesel. Typically about 20% depending on many factors, such as where you live.
OTR fuel should be clear.
Red diesel is untaxed, off road fuel.
 

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thank you 'trucker'
we'll be getting diesel from Sam's Club
to clean tools in
will check on number and
definitely see what color
pickup truck diesel is this time
remember it as being amber
but
we're sticking too truckstop
fuel for big truck
no green fuel in california
 
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