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I found online how to make a sampe batch of Biodiesel, it said all i need is methanol, lye, and oil. Ok here come the questions
What type of oil do I use?
Where can I get lye?
I know that that HEET stuff for gas lines has methanol, is that what I use?
Also do I need to do anything to my truck if I do run Biodiesel in it? They have some at a local BP and its almost the same price as diesel...I just want to try it and see. So is it just a fill up and go thing?
Can it be mixed with diesel? or does my system need to be cleaned out?
__________________ Ryan 1994 F350 7.3 IDIT Dana 60 E4OD
with your truck, no, just be prepared to change your fuel filter more often for the first several tank fulls, by nature biodiesel is a solvent so it will eat all the crap off the inside of the tank and into your filter...
94 F-250 Turbo Diesel, 7.3L IDI, E4od, 4x4, long bed, ext cab, pyrometer, ATS boost gauge, IP turned up 2 flats, Straight pipe
93 F-250, 7.3L IDI, E4OD, 4X4, long bed, ext cab, straight pipe... almost.
Check out also www.biodieselcommunity.org----Use unused veg oil to test frist and you can get lye from Lowes plumbing dept. where the drain cleaners are (ROBEC CRYSTAL DRAIN CLEANER) good enough to test with. Good Luck!
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