[Vwdiesel] Fuel color

Bryan Belman dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 8 08:09:31 PST 2008

I first saw this light blue diesel and I believe it
signifies ULSD here on the east coast.  Could have
been the same for LSD (500ppm), but that was only
around for a few years.  Now almost all road diesel
sold on east coast is ULSD (50ppm)
Blue is the identifier in my book.

--- Sandy Cameron <scameron at storm.ca> wrote:

> Is it my imagination, or is the "new" fuel more blue
> than a few years ago?
> Could the people who would control our lives be
> "marking" it with some kind
> of blue dye or other marker?
> When, in the past, I would put some in a glass jar
> for inspection, it would
> appear almost clear,or with a slight straw color.
> Decanting some last night, it seemed to have an
> intense, almost fluorescent
> blue color.
> This is straight out of the local road diesel pump.
> Hmmm, more conspiracy theories.
> Sandy
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Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
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