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The only difference between "road" diesel and "off-road" diesel is a dye used to tell them apart, chemically they're the same. It's not legal to use "off-road" diesel for road vehicles because road taxes have not been paid on it. Yes the off-road(RED) diesel will work in your truck. Here in California if you are caught running it on the highway ,the first offense is $10,000.00 fine. Keep in mind that off road fuel also does not have some of the additives you would get from a branded fuel at a station. I would add some to keep your injectors and other parts clean and working properly.

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Q: Can you use off road diesel in your 2001 Ford F-350?
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Can you run off-road diesel in a 7.3L F250?

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