Re: [DML] Convert To Biodiesel
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Re: [DML] Convert To Biodiesel



James,
I just did a homework assignment on bio-diesel. As far as the engine
replacement I don't have any direct knowledge of switching gas for diesel
engines. The most difficult part would still be the matching of the tranny
to the engine. Other than that the fuel tank could still be used but you may
have to replace the fuel pumping components. Here is the main web page I
found most useful during my research. http://www.biodiesel.org/ You may find
better engine conversion information here or one of the other related pages.

Dave Sontos

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Pilcher" <jamespilcher1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, December 05, 2005 8:49 AM
Subject: [DML] Convert To Biodiesel


> Hi,
>
> I just got #5380 running for the first time since i bought it in july
> (turns out it had a ceized cold start valve). Just need to diagnose the
> cooling problem that kept her off the road in the first place and all
> will be well.
>
> It occured to me whilst fantasising about the fun i'm going to have in
> it, that the world's oil supply has just peaked and petrol (gasoline to
> you yanks) is going to get more expensive and then run out altogether.
>
> How monstrous a task would it be to replace the PRV with a Turbo-diesel
> that could run on bio-diesel? I assume the fuel delivery system might
> need altering too?






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