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Biodiesel Question (smoke)

This may be a stupid question but the only place to get biodiesel is 30-40 miles away so none of my diesel owning friends run it.

Will biodiesel (B100) produce black smoke like regular #2 diesel?
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This may be a stupid question but the only place to get biodiesel is 30-40 miles away so none of my diesel owning friends run it.

Will biodiesel (B100) produce black smoke like regular #2 diesel?
Thats one of the nice things about bio.......NO MORE SMOKE
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Ive run 100 in my 7.3 while Fab runs it in pre-millenium engines. (Hope you like that ol fart reference) No smoke nice power quiet engine
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What is the reason for no black smoke?
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What is the reason for no black smoke?
I believe it's because biodiesel is an oxyginated fuel [10-12% oxygen] so it burns cleaner.
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