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Gas VS Diesel Jugging

Discussion in 'Van Dwelling / Rubber Tramping' started by Kandall, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. Kandall

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    Hello 'erryone. First post here, but I've been lurkin. I have a quick question for yall. Me and my significant other are gonna get a skoolie to convert, but everyone over at skoolie.net says I'm an idiot if I don't get a diesel engine. But I'm willing to bet at least most of them have never gasjugged.

    To be clear, im not asking if diesels are better engines than gassers, i know they are. Im asking if gasjugging for diesel is as easy/fast as gasjugging for gas?

    Also, ive heard truck stops (like "loves") are good for diesel, but what about in the city? If im gasjugging for diesel in a city like seattle, san francisco, or portland, am I gonna be stuck there all day?
     
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    At least in Madison:

    Diesel = workers, truckers, landscaping crews, construction crews, state employees, farmers etc. We only have diesel at probably 1 out of 5 gas stations here

    Petrol = common use, families- which seem more likely to give then someone 'on the clock', its everywhere

    I have not jugged before so maybe I'm not the advice you're looking for, or I might be wrong..but here is my 2c :)
     
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    Personally my bus doesnt move unless its a rideshare with 8 people or more or for a project that requires the space to haul shit. A gas bus converted for living gets 6 to 8 mpg maybe 10 if you get lucky, essentially eco terrorism. I highly doubt its feasable to gas jug the amount of fuel needed to actually get anywhere with a gas bus. For only 2 people i recommend a van, its more sustainable. Ive never ever jugged for gas or diesel so i cant say how easy it is to do either.
     
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