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Old 06-24-2005, 07:53 AM
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Bio-Diesel refinery

Any see on "trucks" a week ago a segment about making bio diesel at home for 1/2 the pump price from veggie oil? Sounds great to me but I'm still wondering why it may not ever become populor. I'm curious about it's down side's. Can anyone enlighten the subject.

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Old 06-24-2005, 09:19 AM
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I've seen this stuff before but haven't really checked into it yet. Here's a few google hits -
http://www.lclark.edu/~jprindle/prosandcons.html
http://www.cecarf.org/Programs/Fuels...s%20Facts.html
http://www.noendpress.com/caleb/biodiesel/index.php
At a quick glance it appears that the cons are some material incompatabilities and it gels quickly in cold weather.
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Old 06-24-2005, 09:45 AM
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What I would be thinking of is that it would be some work to make bio-diesel and just where would the individual obtain a quanity of feedstock to make the bio-diesel..

Once a fellow has some then you are blending in tax-free fuel into the regular diesel and saving some bucks..Sounds like a plan to me..

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Old 06-24-2005, 10:03 AM
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cant tell you about gelling, but there is a guy here who has been making his own to put in his mercedes wagon out of the old deep fry grease from our cafeteria for a couple years now. i just heard about a month ago they are building a bio-deisel refinery going in up the road in Bellingham, WA very soon. just in the planning stages now, but they do sell it up in Sumas, right next to the canukian border. i think it's called B-12 like a vitamin
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Old 06-30-2005, 10:38 PM
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too bad GM doesnt make any diesel cars... glad they don't all the same, let's hope if they do they're better than good racing blocks when converted to gas.
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