Mailport & PS Advisor

Pri-D for Diesel Storage?

Star Tron + Biobor still best overall diesel treatment.

In your November 2015 article on the best overall gasoline and diesel treatments for storage, you gave recommendations for treating diesel fuel tanks. After reading your article, I am inclined to buy Star Tron Diesel (www.starbrite.com) and add it with the Biobor JF (www.biobor.com) that I already have on hand. But I also have a product made by Power Research Inc. (www.priproducts.com), Pri-D Complete Diesel Treatment, which I got when I had my fuel tanks cleaned at a boatyard. On the Pri-D label, it claims to be a “stabilizer, cuts smoke, removes algae and slime, lubricity for ULSD.” This was not one of the products PS evaluated. Are you aware of it? Is it any good?

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