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Old 08-06-2008, 07:00 PM
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how long do you idle on wvo?

Do you drive around town on vegi?

What's the max you'll idle before switching to diesel?

I've noticed even times like coasting down a hill or coming off a long exit that when I start moving again I get a nice puff of vegiesmoke. I know it's normal but just want to see what everyone does.

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Old 08-06-2008, 07:04 PM
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i think u can idle 4 ever on it cuz ur getting ur lubrication the only thing is i would use a high idle for long periods of time to keep from build up in the turbo and low oil pressure
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Old 08-06-2008, 07:57 PM
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wetstacking is more of an issue than it is with regualar diesel. I let mine run upwards of 5 mins but I dont leave it run for extended time. I dont have any reason to, its either leave it running while I am in coffee shop or shut it down becuase I dotn want it to get stolen.
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Old 08-06-2008, 08:17 PM
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No reason to let it idle more than about 5 minutes is there? I will shut mine off if i think it will be over 5....no reason to back that up but these diesels do idel pretty cool.
Summer time i dont worry about it near as much as i do in winter.
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Old 08-06-2008, 08:29 PM
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idk mine gets idled alot. anywhere i go if i am on a trip or parts run i carry the clicker with me to lock and unlock. i set it on hi idle and go. if it is gonna be started again in like 10 mins just leave it run.
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Off topic, but is there any power loss when using Vegi? Is the smoke still black? lol
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K that's good to know. Just wanted to make sure I'm not doing any harm while waiting at a light...

Poor bastards behind me
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Off topic, but is there any power loss when using Vegi? Is the smoke still black? lol
no power loss...and smoke is the same
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Thanks! I just had to ask. It seems like you might have white smoke or something. lol
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Old 08-07-2008, 06:36 AM
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only if you've got water in your oil :-P
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