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Hood Rich
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#2 Diesel... What does it mean?

I have one station that has both Diesel and #2 Diesel. #2 is always cheaper, but says nothing about tax exemption...

I had one station @ $4.05 and one down the road @ $3.79 for #2... It didnt say anything about it being blended or bio either....
 

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#2 is what we "conventionally" think of as diesel. It has a higher energy content and cetane number vs. #1 but is more prone to gel.

#1 is a little lighter so it has a lower energy content and cetane number but is less prone to gel. This is what they mix with #2 to create a "winter blend".

Unless gelling is a concern, ALWAYS go for #2 diesel.
 
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