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Old 07-28-2006, 01:30 PM
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Old 07-28-2006, 02:30 PM
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Its interesting how some institutes make a distinction between BioDiesel being derived from refined plant oils for fuel......and then there is WVO.
The media, as in this case, has a tendency to lump everything organic together including Home Brew/WVO, and pumped biodiesel and call it "BioDiesel".
I think Joe-Public may be getting a little confused by the mis-use of the term by the media.
I may be wrong but I don't think used tempura oil or WVO of any kind should be refered to as BioDiesel. What are everyone elses thoughts?

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Old 07-28-2006, 02:44 PM
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I agree. There needs to be better public awareness on the differences and proper definitions between SVO/WVO and BioDiesel.

BioFuels as a whole are such a hot topic and commodity that there's bound to be a steep ignorance curve amongst the undereducated and misinformed general populace.
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Old 07-28-2006, 03:40 PM
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Yep WVO is not Biodiesel. This would make a great tear down to see what shape the pistons and valves are in afterwards.

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Old 07-28-2006, 07:07 PM
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One of my pet peeves is those who post in ads that their car is "converted to biodiesel". Meaning......they put biodiesel in the fuel tank???
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