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Old 08-23-2007, 08:55 PM
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Question For Old300d

I see you live in a cold weather area.Was wondering if you run bio all winter and if so ,what do you do so you can run it all winter.THANKS
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Old 08-23-2007, 09:35 PM
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Here is some info

http://www.biodiesel.org/resources/reportsdatabase/reports/gen/20050728_Gen-354.pdf
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Old 08-24-2007, 02:18 AM
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I moved to Arizona! Now I can run bio all year! But seriously, I heard all you need to do is add some diesel No. 1 to keep bio thinned. If it's really cold, I would add some kerosene. A 25/75 mix should be fine! (25 Kero/75 bio)
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Old 08-24-2007, 10:19 AM
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bio dilution

Last winter was my first bio winter in KY. I found that my 100% bio gelled at about 35 degrees. I tried adding several brands of anti - gel and nothing seemed to help for straight bio. I mixed about 25% #2 diesel (kero might work better) and then added the anti - gel. Worked great, although our low temp was about 8 degrees F. To find the best mix, I made test batches (different mixes) in pint jars and set them in an unheated workshop and watched for gelling.
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Old 08-24-2007, 10:58 AM
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I've been able to run B50 most of the winter without any anti-gels, but that is counting on the temperature not falling below 0F. If it goes further than that, a 3x dose of arctic express and B40 will do the trick.
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Old 08-24-2007, 08:27 PM
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Thanks-I have one more question. I have a hard time drying my washed bio. I put it in a tank with a bubbler on the bottom and a fan on top. I have heard that if you add some salt. It will take the water out of the bio. Is there a better way to dry.thanks
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Old 08-25-2007, 03:11 PM
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I thought on another forum you used salt in some of your bio to clear it up?calling old300d
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Old 08-26-2007, 12:00 PM
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Does anyone have a better way to dry bio?
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