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anyone running 1.9tdi on 100% biofuel?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by ScoobyA4, May 29, 2007.

  1. ScoobyA4
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    ScoobyA4 ding dang do

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    a garage has just opened up down the road selling biodiesel for 78.9p a ltr. Question is, i know that it may need a fuel filter change (when i run it on this alone) but is anyone out there already doing this? any issues?

    It appears that it is made from recycled veg oil, not rape seed...
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    You are in the wrong forum try the Tractor forum.
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    I understand it that Bio fuel is not 100% pure, its mixed with regular diesel anyway and most PD's will run on it no problem.
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    That reminds me I have recipies on how to make your own bio diesel.
    I got it when I bought a diesel outboard engine for my boat.
    So if anyone is interested in how to make their own bio diesel just pm me.
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    So long as it meets the standards you should be fine.

    http://www.biodieselfillingstations.co.uk/approvals.htm
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    you can buy machines that make it from chip fat for not too much money. the final product is bs whatever compliant...
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    decided to bin it after running on my 2nd tank full. i managed to get 44mpg out of 2nd tank on the same journey i do weekly (Reading and back) when i normally get around 52-54mpg. also seemed to lose a little power.

    The cost saving disappeared when you consider the mpg. i suppose emissions where lower, but climate change is a farce and until the world start to do something, its pointless. Welcome to the warm age! they'll screw you with a tax in some way or another anyway.
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