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V10 Fuel Additive

I live in MN. So six months of the year it is winter. I ordered a V10 and was curious if the fuel that is available will work in these cold months. Does anyone use an additive and if so whats good?
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Yes, provided you buy Diesel fuel #1, which normally sold during winter months in areas with cold winters. DF#1 is formulated to prevent icing and gelling, which Diesel is prone to do when temperatures drop below freezing.

During summer months and in warm climates Diesel fuel #2 should only be used or you risk damaging your engine. DF#2 doesn't generate as high EGT (exhaust gas temp.) as #1 does.

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Diesel #1

Having a tough time finding DF #1. Not very many stations selling it. If I use DF #2 in the winter but use an additive will this be OK? Is there any difference in performance with the fuels or using additives?
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