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Old 06-18-2008, 08:42 PM
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who else brews their own biodiesel here?

ive been brewing my own biodiesel for a while now i'm 16 and live in dfw tx. i was wondering who else does the same? i'm wondering what your results are? like mpg and power and preformance? note i'm not water washing my fuel i'm dry filtering instead!
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I'm also 16 and about to start. I think I found one place with oil but its getting to be hard to find. What is your column for dry filtering like?
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Old 06-19-2008, 08:27 AM
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55 gallon barrel with a series of filters down to 5 microns and a settler i also have a water block filter at the end but all the water should have been out before the process.
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O so you don't use resin then? you just filter and settle?
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correct you can do this without having any problems at all in a truck older than 03
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I'm set up for water washing. So it won't be that bad. as long as it passes the 27/3 test I don't care what method it is.
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I'm set up for water washing. So it won't be that bad. as long as it passes the 27/3 test I don't care what method it is.
I'm with ya on that! to wash or not to wash? I've been working with this stuff fro about 3 years now!
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Old 06-21-2008, 01:13 PM
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ya mine passes the 3/27 every time no problem ive been on it for a few thousand miles and i'm loving it . do yall get the same mileage on bio as regular diesel?
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well once I actually start getting some oil I'll tell you. I might not have enough to go full BIO but you can bet I'll at least be running a high %
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