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Old 03-07-2019, 07:22 AM   #1
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Diesel Pump Nozzles

I have not been on the road pulling a 5th wheel with a diesel pick up truck in 13 years. Although I have always had a diesel pickup I go to the car pumps to buy diesel.
The last time I camped the semi-truck pumps at truck stops had larger diameter nozzles which were too large for my pickup truck. Obviously I had to chose fuel stations wisely. I would have paid the extra money to fill up at a truck stop for the convenience of using the Semi truck pumps. I have a 2004 F250 diesel. Are pickup trucks now able to use the larger nozzles?

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Old 03-07-2019, 08:40 AM   #2
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Friz, we regularly use the truck lanes and the nozzle WILL fit, although ever so slightly. It also fit on our 2011, 2014 and 2016 F350's.
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Old 03-11-2019, 03:02 PM   #3
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That I remember they fit our 2003 F-350. One thing to remember is to put it on the slowest setting. It will still fill you truck faster then the car side pumps.
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Old 03-12-2019, 07:40 PM   #4
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Yes, the truck pump nozzles fit, but getting the fuel to flow slow enough to not pop back is a hassle--by the time the auto shutoff works, the fuel has already popped back up/out. Having the aux tank, I can use regular pumps whenever I am running solo.
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