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Well I just purchased some Power Service Injector Cleaner (grey bottle) and waiting till the next fill up to pour it in the tank but I had a few questions first. On the back it states for better cetane boost and faster/better injection cleaning double the mix ratio on the bottle. Has anybody done this? Any ill side effects of doubling up the ratio? Also I heard white bottle for winter and grey bottle for summer, but here in Texas its gonna be in the 40s/50s the next week or so, so I figured the grey bottle would be best? Just trying to do a little tune up on the truck but dont want to risk messing anything up, especially some injectors. Thanks - Josh
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I use the grey bottle year round. No ill effects, even when the temps go below 0. Seems to start a bit easier, lets me sleep a bit better anyway.
 

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I use the grey bottle year round. No ill effects, even when the temps go below 0. Seems to start a bit easier, lets me sleep a bit better anyway.
Is this using the single mix ratio, or the double mix ratio? The double mix ratio is my main concern...
 

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A couple of fill ups ago I tried the cleaner (grey bottle) at double rate, it was cooler but not as cold as it is now
(currently 20-30 F) and seemed to work real well. I haven't had any hard starts in the mornings and the engine feels smoother and stronger. I'll be trying the regular rate on the next fill up.
 

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No problems with it. Doubling your ratio will just clean it a little faster, but not as well as running two full tanks through will. It also conditions your fuel. I used to run this and never had a problem with it. I ran the white bottle in the winter and grey in the summer. I never measured it out exactly, just guessed by the lines on the side of the bottle. I run the Amsoil now, and can't really tell any difference between the two.
 

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Sorry for not answering your question. I never measure the quantity of Power Service, in the winter a gallon jug of the silver lasts for 3 tanks. I probably overdose it but have not had any problems. Some posts here have advise to prime/prefill the fuel filter housing with power service after changing the fuel filter, before starting the engine.
 

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Ok so ill probly try doubling up the mix ratio, but Im also fixing to be doing a fuel filter change so should I fill up the filter housing before putting the new filter back in place? Ive read about doing that with the SeaFoam but not with the PS...
 

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It won't hurt anything if you do. It just gives a quick shot through at the first start up, sometimes makes it easier to start, but I've never had a problem with it starting afterwards without it.
 

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This may be a stupid question but is it still ok to use Power Service Cleaner if u have a Airdog or FASS system. I have been using this stuff for about a year now and really like, just wondering if it would ok to use it with a LP. I plan a get a LP in the next few weeks or so.
 

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tried it with the fill up and double ratio and all seems good. I dont think I notice any power differences but can definitely tell its an easier/quicker start up in the morning
 

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I have been using Power Service for 103,000+ miles. It is a proven fuel additive with millions of miles of use by truckers. If you are going to start using it on a regular basis, I don't see the need for a double dose.
Winter:

Summer:
 

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i used grey in summer i put it in every tank since i bought the truck and how i measured it was take a dry empty water bottel and fill it up to about a 1/4 the 325ml and dump it in and go but now i switched over to the white for winter and i just grab the jug and give it a nice big splash in the truck its not going to hurt anything!!
 

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white in winter
sometime grey in summer
always use .5 oz 2 stroke per gal
 

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I also use the white bottle, never did double it up on a regular basis but do use a 16oz dose along with a 16oz of 2 stroke for a full tank (37 gallons). I take an empty 32 oz PS bottle & use that for measuring from the larger bottles...
 
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