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This may have been covered in another thread somewhere, but I did not see it....
Would it make sense at all to have lower EGTs running bio than what you would otherwise experience running regular #2 diesel?
I've been keeping an eye on my pyrometer, and it could be just my perception of lower temps and not reality....... but it seems like I may be running maybe slightly cooler EGTs after 6-8 weeks of running B20 exclusively.
Does this sound like its probably just me wishing it were the case, or would it be possible?
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They say biodiesel makes slightly less power than #2. Lower EGT's would seem to confirm it.
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That doesn't make sense to me. IF it has lower BTU's wouldn't you just burn a little more to make the same power and speed?
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I noticed a 100 to 200 deg drop when I started running B100. I can't get it over 800 or so anymore.
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