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Old 04-09-2007, 07:24 AM   #1
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Hey guys, wondering if anyone has experienced increased levels of smoke from various brands of Kerosene. I've been using Canadian Tire kerosene (wonder why ) and it has been perfect, no smoke, has that nice turbine smell. I changed temporarily to Shell K-1 because someone forgot to order enough , I have run my Moores 6 times without any substantial smoke but when I run the Ram500 it smokes a whole lot more than ever....now I'm not talking about a huge amounts, just more than I have ever noticed.

Both Turbine run flawlessly....yes even the Moores, on the fuel, just curious if anyone else has experienced this. I'll go back to CT Kero when I've burned off the 20 liters of Shell.

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Old 04-10-2007, 05:44 PM   #2
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Having watched more that a few jets over the past 8 or 9 years, I have never seen one smoke when it was running. I know the kerosene smokes like crazy if you burn it in the open atmosphere.....
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