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Kerosene for Steam Way TM

george8585

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Is it ok to use the red dyed kerosene in my Steam Way TM? I've been using the clear K1 but it's getting harder and harder to find places that sell K1 kerosene. I know I used red dyed kerosene years ago a few times and didn't have any problems that I know of.
 

Ken Raddon

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I use kero in mine for the first couple of years and then tried diesel and man that stuff was sooty. From then on I only used it when I needed a little for a day or so. Someone told me that you could swap out the burner or adjust it some how to burn dielsel cleaner but I never did that.

I sold it a year and a half ago and bought a heat exchange unit and have not missed it or the heat since.
 

Anderson

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I use only kerosene....burns a whole lot cleaner....
Also you can turn your burner down 20-40 degrees and get the same heat as diesel.......
I just can't get continual heat with hx