fuel

  1. WrastlinWombat_10_4

    NASTC Fuel Card

    Does anyone have any info on the NASTC fuel card? I've been going a long time without a fuel card and been thinking about this one since so many people I run in to have it. What are the pros and cons? Are there monthly fees? I heard theres a class you need to take. Whats that all about?
  2. Mike

    Beware the false Pilot/Flying J Fuel Prices - App is not accurate

    Driving across Nebraska today, looking for a spot to fuel before I got into Colorado. Fuel showed 2.75 . Approaching fuel stop, sign says $2.90. Kept driving. Before getting to 76 to cut down in Colorado, I checked Sapp Bros and T/A. Both 2.55 NASTC price. Pilot showed 2.74, and we get a 22 cent...
  3. mndriver

    Tripac APU stalling / fuel pump failure

    Had issues last year with the fuel pump failing on my APU. I replaced it with a Mr Gasket 12D from Parts City locally. In February this year, it failed again, but this time in Colorado so I replaced it with another one from O'Reilly's. And in July it failed again. ????WTH???? Last week I...
  4. P

    DAVCO Fuel Filter

    What is the best option on a refill for one of these? If you don' t know the model number of the unit? Is there one size fits all? Or more then you can haul in a cart that fits these? I know it needs one. AS you can see part of it in the picture the guy texted me. and fuel it to the top of the...
  5. Mike

    Fuel Economy Tracking Fuel Economy - Fitzgerald Glider, 2015 T660, 13 speed, 3.42 rear axle ratio

    Engine built by Fitzgerald, not a factory reman. I started tracking the fuel economy in this truck when it was brand new, my goal at the time was to focus on fuel economy and get the truck up to 9mpg. I managed to track it the first 40k, and had an average of 7.41. This was with no real...
  6. Jay bird 8125

    Cummins ISX starts then shuts off and won't restart

    I have been having intermittent problems and can't seem to find what is going on. I have a 2001 ISX 565 that after running for a while I shut it down do what I have to do and go to restart it, it will start fine and then sound like it runs out of fuel and will not restart. (To restart I have to...
  7. kuvanito

    Low Fuel Warning Light?

    I drive a 2016 Volvo 670 Automatic, do not have the owner's manual and have a general question for all members. After the low fuel warning light comes on, how many miles can you drive before it runs out dry? I just need your feedback for general knowledge. Some ppl say 50 miles, others 60 few...
  8. R

    What are your thoughts on raising the fuel tax to help fund infrastructure improvements?

    Yesterday President Trump announced that he would consider raising the fuel tax for the first time in nearly 25 years to fund infrastructure improvements. What are your thoughts on this?
  9. Mike

    Pilot app - how do you fuel with it?

    i rarely use our company card, or pfj for that matter, but using it in the morning out here in AZ. I entered the fuel card info into the app. What's next? Will it prompt me for the remaining info on the app when I'm on the fuel island? I assume it's pretty simple, but I tend to be easily...
  10. dchawk81

    IFTA and Profit Based Fueling Practices

    [Regarding California's proposed fuel tax increase] Fuel outside California. Only buy the minimum if you get desperate in the state.
  11. Maria

    California $52 billion transportation deal includes fuel tax overhaul

    A long-awaited deal to fund transportation work in California is nearing reality. Gov. Jerry Brown and leading Democrats have unveiled a transportation funding plan to raise $5.2 billion annually over the next decade for state and local roads, trade corridors, and public transit. Professional...
  12. M

    Fuel Economy 12.7 fuel efficiency add ons?

    Just bought a 97 fld 120with a 12.7 Detroit . Exhaust manifold is cracked so needs replacing. I see bully dogs ceramic coated are 1400.00. How are those for depentability how about Pittsburgh powers? Have any one else on here taken a older 12.7 and done or added things for better fuel milage...
  13. D

    Fuel Economy Better fuel/power Acert C-15

    Hey guys I'm running and 05 Freightliner Classic XL with a 435 twin turbo Acert C-15, 13 speed, and 3.55 rears. I've been trying to get better MPG and power out of it but I just can't seem to do it. I've tried a few different things from add ons like Air Cells, Turbo 3000 D, to changing driving...
  14. Maria

    Higher fuel taxes up for consideration in at least 17 states

    State officials in a growing number of states are pushing for higher fuel tax rates to get needed road work done. The federal government has not raised the nationwide fuel tax in more than two decades. As a result, responsibility for infrastructure funding has increasingly fallen to states. To...
  15. Maria

    Higher fuel taxes up for consideration in at least 17 states

    State officials in a growing number of states are pushing for higher fuel tax rates to get needed road work done. The federal government has not raised the nationwide fuel tax in more than two decades. As a result, responsibility for infrastructure funding has increasingly fallen to states. To...
  16. Mike

    New Mexico lawmakers advance state fuel tax increases, local fuel tax option

    As the end of the regular session approaches in New Mexico, multiple pieces of legislation moving forward at the statehouse would make revenue available for state and local road work. One bill that continues to advance would allow cities and counties to ask voters to pass a special tax on gas...
  17. Z

    Fuel card programs

    What fuel card programs do you use and what advantages does the program have? Thanks in advance.
  18. P

    Reducing fuel consumption

    Anyone using aftermarket devices on their trucks to reduce fuel consumption? May be through the diagnostic port? If yes, what kind and how effective? Thanks, Prash.
  19. Duck

    Leaking fuel tanker

    Mrs Duck's aunt posted this on Facebook yesterday. Being familiar with the area, I'm guessing that leaking tanker got on I-80 eastbound at Briggs. At the rate of leakage she described, if it was the fuel tanks on the power unit, it wouldn't make it very far. Too bad she didn't keep following...
  20. S

    water in fuel

    what if any damage may occur if i drove my freightliner 500 miles with water in the fuel?
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