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Old 09-04-2005, 08:58 PM
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Whats with all the new interest in WVO?

Just hit 9000 miles on 20/80 Rug/WVO blend.

My Blend:

4 Gallons WVO
1 gallon Regular Unleaded Gas
2 oz. Power Service Cetane Boost (silver bottle)
1 oz. Acetone
1/3 oz. PRI-GAS treatment... wwwpriproducts.com... By far the best fuel stabilizer.

Both car and truck running on blend. Its been 7 months since I have bought diesel.
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Old 09-04-2005, 09:27 PM
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Matt ..

I'm in Ct .. gets cold here ..
What's the lowest average daily temp
that you'd be comfortable running your
blend ?? TIA

Triff ..
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Old 09-04-2005, 09:38 PM
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Yes same question here, I have a chip factory around here in my sights to get waste oil from, I sure hope I can. If I can, what is the temp that the 20RUG/80WVO mix would still be viable? Last winter we saw -12 deg's here for a week or so....but it can get mighty cold. If need be I could just run on diesel for that part of the season, but how low can that mix go, and can you make it more (30/70) etc...to combat cold temps? I hope this factory gives me oil!! Even if I can run it for a few months yet...that'd be great!
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Old 09-04-2005, 09:40 PM
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With your colder temps, I would intsall a block heater & a inline electric fuel heater for temps. under 40 deg.
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Old 09-04-2005, 09:48 PM
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Ok .. good to know ..
Sounds like May - Oct for us in the NE ..

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Old 09-04-2005, 09:50 PM
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Ok .. good to know ..
Sounds like May - Oct for us in the NE ..

Triff ..

Same here....it'd be fine with me.
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Old 09-04-2005, 10:09 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Matt SD300
Just hit 9000 miles on 20/80 Rug/WVO blend.

My Blend:

4 Gallons WVO
1 gallon Regular Unleaded Gas
2 oz. Power Service Cetane Boost (silver bottle)
1 oz. Acetone
1/3 oz. PRI-GAS treatment... wwwpriproducts.com... By far the best fuel stabilizer.

Both car and truck running on blend. Its been 7 months since I have bought diesel.
Whoa...so I need to add a fuel stabilizer....??
You do get the one for GAS not Diesel...right?
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Old 09-04-2005, 11:13 PM
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Whoa...so I need to add a fuel stabilizer....??
You do get the one for GAS not Diesel...right?
Hi Austin,

Get the one for GAS...Were mixing GAS & OIL to make a Diesel Fuel! (BIO-RUG) you heard it here first!!! LOL

Just like PRE mixing gas/oil for 2 strokes we dont want the RUG to go BAD!!
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Old 09-04-2005, 11:14 PM
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The increasing interest in WVO is formulaically linked to rising fuel prices.
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Old 09-05-2005, 11:28 AM
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A blend my car likes:

10 Gal vegetable oil
1.5 Gal kerosene
4 ounces cetane boost
1 ounce xylol
1 ounce Sta-bil fuel stabilizer

You can also throw in a quart of AFT if you like.

I love the way veggie oil smooths out my engine. RUG seems to put the clackity back, so I try to thin with just kerosene. Though, in colder climate RUG might be necessary.
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Is this mix WVO safe?

Any issues with running this mix? What type of filtering are you guys doing to the WVO? How are you getting out water and Glycerine? Does it damage your fuel lines?
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Old 09-06-2005, 12:18 AM
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Any issues with running this mix? What type of filtering are you guys doing to the WVO? How are you getting out water and Glycerine? Does it damage your fuel lines?
Steve
1.Gravity filter through multi layers of cloth in 55 gal. barrel.

2.The best way getting rid of the water in WVO is collecting it with little or no water in it!! How its done is... ALWAYS USE "WVO" THAT GO'S STREIGHT TO BUCKET/CUBBIE FROM THE FRYER... NO dumpster div'in After that set the WVO out in the sun for a day. If there is any water in it..itwill settle to the bottom. Always pump oil out of containers about 2" from bottom. Only use pure oils..Soy,Canola, Peanut ... NO CREAMY looking stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3. NO DAMAGE TO FUEL LINES IN 7 MONTHS.

4.The above blend "1983/300CD" IS to THICK for your area.

5.I like to use RUG as a thinning solvent for WVO blending. Thats the whole purpose of it. Kerosene is some what oily, dont need anymore OIL and does not CUT WVO/FATS as well as RUG.

5 My car is less noisy on the RUG/WVO blend than on Diesel

Hope this helps........
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Old 09-06-2005, 10:20 AM
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hi all

my friend mark and Ihave been running his 81 sd on 80 20 wvo rug blend for the last few days. was too excited too wait the local sushie had just been emptied so we used some pretty murky oil boiled it good though and filtered it too.after about 200 miles got a plugged primary,secondary (can)looked good though .the clogged material inj the filter looked like talo but there were alot of black specks .blend was only wvo rug .someone told me wvo will start to break down deposits left from diesel ,anyone else experiance that?
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Old 09-06-2005, 12:12 PM
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Yes; The black specs are algae bugs in the tank it's old....get some Biocide for diesel tanks at a marine supply store...use as directed....I use ValvTech from westmarine...It will kill any junk in the tank..
Clean your filters with acetone ; 1minute in there swish it around; and empty...You won't have to keep on buying filters...But always have an extra clean set in your trunk.....I sold out 2 AP stores on folters before I started cleaning.....(:
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