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Gelling up is just like running out of fuel or having a stopped up filter, you lose power to a point the truck will only go so fast, as it get worse it'll get to a point where the engine will only idle, when it's completely gelled up the engine will die and not restart.
Haven't had it happen in a pickup but twice in a semi, once the cross over line between the tanks gelled and I run the other tank out of fuel, suction line was in the left tank but the gauge was in the right tank, gauge showed 1/2 a tank of fuel.
Other time the filter gelled.
Most northern truck stops have blended fuel during winter months but when it got real cold I'd add some Howes or Power Service for added protection.
Mine-04 F-450 SCFB 4X4 drw,5.9 12v 215 Ppump,ZF 6,KYclutch,KDP fixed,gauges,5x12's,15deg,3k GSK,60#,AFC Live, Super B single,Pusher intake,D celebrator brake,07 coil spring front conversion.
Her's-18 F-150 STX SC, 4x4, 5.0
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