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Old 04-29-2015, 06:30 PM   #11
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Using your numbers I would.suggest the following. If a full tank of DEF is 13 gal and you used 3/4 ... you used 9 gal of DEF in 3600 miles. Now I get about 1000 miles on a 50 gal dsl tank
So over your distance you would have used 3.6 tanks of dsl or 180 gal. 9 gal of DEF for 180 gal of dsl is a ratio of 5 percent Def per gallon of dsl.
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Old 04-29-2015, 09:03 PM   #12
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Lefaiver, Are you saying you get 1000 miles on 50 gals of Diesel? Is that with your Motorhome? get about 1100 on 100 gals if Diesel with my Motorhome and I thought that was great!


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Spell check is nuts again - sorry


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Old 06-12-2015, 12:06 PM   #14
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I just added DEF for the first time. It said I had 200 km till empty. Went to Flying J for the bulk DEF. Added 7 litres around $5.00 CDN. My display said I had 900 left on the tank being full. Now this is a new truck. The regen happened just as I was shutting down, it did it again when I started later so I used up a cleaning cycle. I think I am going to get a small gas can and fill this and refill when needed.
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Old 06-12-2015, 05:20 PM   #15
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what would be the purpose of the gas can? You can go a few thousand miles on a tank of DEF and it's not hard to find in 2.5 gallon jugs. Contamination is a big issue so you don't want to be using any type of containers. It also has a shelf life. Also, regen and DEF have nothing to do with each other. 2 different systems. Regen uses diesel to burn off soot.
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I just added DEF for the first time. It said I had 200 km till empty. Went to Flying J for the bulk DEF. Added 7 litres around $5.00 CDN. My display said I had 900 left on the tank being full. Now this is a new truck. The regen happened just as I was shutting down, it did it again when I started later so I used up a cleaning cycle. I think I am going to get a small gas can and fill this and refill when needed.
That does not make sense. A regen should not occur until 10's of 1000's of miles, certainly not in one week of new. And, DEF is not consumed during regen, diesel fuel is.
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I just drove 1900 miles from Charleston SC to Cheyenne Wy. When I started the trip I topped off the DEF tank. I filled the Def here in Cheyenne and it took exactly 5.9 gallons to top off. That equals about 320 miles per gallon. There is pretty good range on the Berk for DEF usage.


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I believe the common "rule of thumb" is one gallon of DEF to 50 of fuel.
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I believe the common "rule of thumb" is one gallon of DEF to 50 of fuel.

Maybe a gallon to 500 mile not 50.

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For me I think it is closer to 180 miles per gallon of DEF. I just did a 1900 mile trip and still have little more than a 1/4 tank of DEF.
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