Re: [DMCForum] Re: Gas alternatives, then?
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: Gas alternatives, then?



Joe OBrien wrote:

> Well I for one am in the process in the next month or so to convert a
> nice Diesel Rabbit I bought off eBay.
>
> http://tinyurl.com/8xhoy
>
> Me and my father will be performing the greasel conversion on it
> hopefully soon.
>
> I'll be converting the trunk space to use the 12 gallon greasel tank.
>
> http://www.greasel.com/Cars.html
>
> Then afterwards, I'll be using diesel fual only for the startup and
> shutdown cycles of the engine.

Oh yes, been there, done that. However it's no good for direct injection
diesels. And Bio-diesel is basically getting rid of the glycerine, and
that will only burn if you pre-heat the oil first, which is why you have
to go through all that. You also lose power because some of the fuel
produces negligible power

But, having said that I've successfully run my Citroen BX on 50/50 veg
oil (42p/litre in Tesco as opposed to diesel at 91p/litre at the pump at
the moment!)

Martin


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