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Old 04-15-2005, 05:50 PM
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Hello pretty new to the forum. I started collecting wvo today. I do not think it went very well. The donor is willing to give me the cubbies. They looked good from about 10 feet away. sysco uniquely corn & canola. Well when I got close enough to read the label it is partially hydrogenated corn and canola. THIS IS BAD CORRECT? I looked in an empty cubby that had new oil in it , and the new dregs are white and creamy at room temp, this is also bad ?
My question is what are some of the name brands to look for that are good for wvo fuel. I am sure sysco has a lot of different oils. What are some of the names to look for?
Also is there an easy way to take the euro headlight covers off to clean them on the inside. I have one that has some small holes in it from road debris, and I guess over the years it has collected quite a bit of dirt and grime in there which adversly affects the brightness of the light?
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I stay away from "white and creamy." I like oil to be clear and brown.
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Old 04-15-2005, 11:48 PM
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Ok thanks. is there a name on the cubbies that have the good oil? So I can spot a good jug if I see it . the other stuff was " uniquely corn and canola by sysco seems to be pretty popular in my local as both restaurants in a row had the same oil. I only checked two though.
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While you want them to have started with good liquid oil, it seems to be a function of how they treat their oil that matters as well. Do they change it often? What are they cooking in it? Lots of frozen stuff? (water). Meat?
You know good clean oil when you see/smell it. Clear, fresh, liquid. Shop around, you will find decent stuff.
Here is an good read from Neoteric on the subject:
http://www.biofuels.ca/page16.html
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