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    DEF shortage???

    There is now a shortage on DEF(Diesel Exhaust Fluid). That means everything will be in short supply if we can't move our rigs because the stupid emissions will say no go. My trucks are pre DEF so I can still work but newer diesels('12 and newer) require it. That goes for the big rigs, trains, personal trucks... things are getting fun.

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    One of the reasons I’m reluctant to let go of my pre emissions Duramax.
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    Yeah been paying attention to Def for a couple weeks now.
    I don't run diesel anymore because of how scary expensive the repairs are

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    Haven't seen anything on the East Coast. But I get mine delivered in a 55 gallon drum. Much cheaper.
    If you know someone involved with school district transportation, see if they have a source.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zamoramax View Post
    There is now a shortage on DEF(Diesel Exhaust Fluid). That means everything will be in short supply if we can't move our rigs because the stupid emissions will say no go. My trucks are pre DEF so I can still work but newer diesels('12 and newer) require it. That goes for the big rigs, trains, personal trucks... things are getting fun.

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    It looks like at least most long distance trains don't use DEF unless I was reading a bad source they were able to meet tier 4 emissions without DEF.
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    DEF is mostly urea, I'm sure you could replace it with your own pee

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