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Old 01-07-2005, 10:14 PM
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WVO forum

I just started a WVO forum at if anyone is interested.


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Old 01-08-2005, 05:28 AM
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Good to see you here Chris....

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Old 01-08-2005, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by cgoodwin
I just started a WVO forum at if anyone is interested.

Biodiesel and WVO - SVO links thread.
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Old 04-02-2008, 11:34 PM
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Which is the WVO best system to get?

I heard Frybrid is the best, with Grease Car a distant 2nd. Any other suggestions?

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Old 04-03-2008, 01:08 AM
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Check out I think frybrid is over kill and over priced. You can get a 13 gal marine fuel tank for about $60 depending on where you live probably won`t need a heated tank. All you need is a toggle switch to switch to your vegi tank when your motor heats up no need for a circuit board.
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Old 04-03-2008, 08:59 PM
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Greasecar is great.
I have one and recommend it highly.

Research before you give your money to someone.
It's a lot of money and unless you install the system yourself
you will double your investment.
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Old 06-14-2008, 08:51 AM
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WVO kits

I spent about a year decidning on the right kit for me. Check out the owner (Kieran) is awesome, extremely knowledgable and not stingy with info. He will email you personnally usually within several hours. I went with a single tank system for now and am looking at possibly an additional heated sump and HIH for colder mornings. I installed the single tank benz kit in about three hours. Initially I had a bad ground but, was able to quickly trouble shoot and fix. I could not have built the kit for much cheeper than I bought it.
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Old 06-14-2008, 09:56 AM
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Plant Drive works good for me. 14,000 miles without a problem. Straight Veggie Oil, no blend. Craig is always available by email for questions. KRW
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Old 06-15-2008, 06:08 AM
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I did a great deal of comparison shopping for a WVO system for my 85 300SD. I chose Golden Fuels because they had installers close by. Once the parts arrived, I chose to install the kit myself (with expert help). Everything I needed was included and of reasonable quality for about $1K. Some of the competitive sites offered better-looking parts and others more efficacious procedures for the delivery and heating of the fuel. I live in Las Vegas so I don't have to concern myself with brutal winter temperatures. Moreover, the Golden Fuels tank is as good as any and the attendant heated Raycor filter (get the biggest one) is top tier.

But, before one obsesses about which kit to buy here is a little advice from the desert:

1) No matter which kit, you need to filter. Then filter. And then filter some more. This is fuel going into a Turbo injected engine, it must be free of contaminents. My WVO fuels looks so good you could cook with it. I devised a relatively inexpensive system which works very well but it is slow. If you want details you can email me.

2) A single tank tempts fate. Even in the tropics. You need to get the cast iron belcher up to operating temperature before you switch to WVO. There are a number of bad things that can happen when a diesel is started on WVO. 2 tanks is mitigates the damage. I know this observation is likely to please no one, from the WVO-is-heresy-diesel-purists to the single tankers alike. This is simply my experience. I change my opinions with the facts I have accumulated. Not a fancy way to live, but it serves me well.
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Old 12-11-2010, 02:39 PM
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selling my voormax

For sale is a used (less than 1000 miles) vormax coolant heated fuel filter setup most often used for vegetable oil systems.
price is 300, pm me if interested.

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