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Howes Diesel Additive

I've seen on a lot of sites that folks are using Standyne, and opti-lube, but I haven't ever seen much on Howes. Anyone here use it and support it?:feedback
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I have used it, no issues, no benefits from what I see but no issues

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IMO, Howes is the best. All the truckers & farmers I talk to swear by it. I use it in my backhoe and dumptruck and it seems to work.

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I've never had to use any additives before, but thought I'd try 2 cycle oil. Seems to be working.
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You wanted to know about Howes, well get ready for a wealth of info. And to learn that Howes is not the best there is.

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Howes came in with a sad score, so if you are using it, research this thread.


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2 Cycle oil...

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