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Anyone with either an Iphone or a Blackberry.... there is an app for either (and possibly other smartphones too) to locate fuel stations near you... It's called the TDI toolbox...

Blackberry: https://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/5321

Iphone: http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/vw-diesel-locator/id351224394?mt=8
Thanks, canadamaxxer. But it appears that app is only available and supported in Canada.

I've been using the 'Where' app myself to locate gas stations that carry diesel. It also has diesel price information, so it's pretty useful. However, it doesn't tell you whether they have a truck pump or regular pump.

http://where.com/locations/dqcnkf7t/places

I was thinking that there may be a sign/label I'm overlooking to differentiate the two. It's obvious that it'll have a truck nozzle if the diesel pump is on an island of its own, but for those pumps w/ both diesel and gas nozzles, it's not apparent (at least not to me).
 

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A.) I just finished my first tank of diesel. I noticed that the fuel gauge moved much slower for the first half of the tank, and once I got past that point it seemed to move much faster. My driving was no different any of these times and my mileage didn't really seem to vary either. Anyone else experience this?

B.) How the hell am I supposed to fill this thing up? I went to 4 different stations, and at all of them the diesel pump was too large a diameter to fit into the fuel filler. I ended up filling it very slowly and letting it trickle in, but this would get old real fast. And, once I was done, I wasn't even at a full tank! These were not truck stops, just regular gas stations. Anyone have advice on this? It's pretty messy the way I had to do it!
So, out of curiosity, what state do you live in, where you are having this nozzle issue?
 

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The larger diameter pumps are for trucks, they may push fuel too fast for our cars to accept, meaning you get a diesel bath.
 

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Well I did my monthly fillup last night and its now dropped to 38mpg from 42mpg.

Now its strange when we talk about fuel con because I assume a gallon is a UK gallon even though we've sold fuel in Litres for many years. When we work out fuel con we always (well I do) mpg. But because the US and UK gallons are different that makes the final figure different. The US is 34mpg and the UK is 41 here. ;)

 
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