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dagherrera

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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2012 8:59:27 AM

would you convert your car do take biodiesel ?
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lilwoof63
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2014 3:24:10 PM

nope
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rjro
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 8:33:55 AM

maybe it depends on how easily I could get the product and storage for it too.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 7:40:19 AM

No...not a chance...
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cv
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 6:19:36 AM

Not likely.
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jack4141
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:12:50 AM

No
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2013 11:08:04 AM

NO
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justinemt14
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2013 12:00:48 PM

Nah.
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2013 11:07:03 AM

Not really..
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hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2013 9:52:03 AM

No, I do not like the smell of it.
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GrizzlyRaptor
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 9:15:09 AM

No.
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33gort33
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 7:46:15 AM

never...
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contiki
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2013 7:03:13 AM

no......
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RRBC
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2013 6:49:39 PM

not sure
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biododge1
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2013 9:00:52 PM

biodiesel requires no conversion. You just put it in the tank and go. At most, you will need to change the fuel filter sooner as bio is a great cleaner and will pull all the junk out of the system.
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2013 1:58:53 PM

If my vehicle ran on diesel, I would consider it ....
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2013 1:13:58 PM

I am not mechanic an will not spend lot of money to convert.
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rjro
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 8:32:10 AM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 8:16:28 AM

No
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 7:09:24 AM

If the vehicle will burn diesel, it'll use biodiesel.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 6:30:57 AM

No....never.....
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 5:46:40 AM

No way.
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 3:30:01 AM

No.
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Sep 27, 2013 1:32:20 AM

No
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DHIGAJ
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2013 7:36:00 PM

NO
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DHIGAJ
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2013 7:35:27 PM

NO
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Message Posted: Sep 26, 2013 1:34:18 PM

No
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 4:15:23 PM

no.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 10:47:49 AM

"Secondly, there is a good chance that in the next few years, we may convert from ethanol to butanol which will make cars able to use at least 16% butanol while not having the problems that ethanol presents. With changes to the engine to compensate for the lower volatility of butanol, almost every car could be a flex-fuel vehicle."

There is no more chance of the politically entrenched ethanol industry admitting the error of their ways than of the IPCC admitting they have perpetuated a hoax.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 10:46:11 AM

"would you convert your car do take biodiesel ?"

Make an economic argument and maybe I will.
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 10:45:37 AM

"If you have a diesel engine, no conversion is necessary..."

You couldn't be more wrong.
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chrisd552
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Message Posted: Sep 25, 2013 10:24:32 AM

If you have a diesel engine, no conversion is necessary...
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DHIGAJ
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2013 6:23:23 PM

no
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GrizzlyRaptor
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2013 7:35:10 PM

No.
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Chazzer
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2013 12:52:36 PM

NO ... no way!
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contiki
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2013 7:11:48 AM

Never.........
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SpinKing
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 9:34:27 PM

No
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dvc2
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 2:27:23 PM

Well, being that my car has a gas engine, it wouldn't work, so the answer is no.
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 11:46:18 AM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 10:08:53 AM

No
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Message Posted: Jul 10, 2013 10:05:39 AM

No
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rich13251
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2013 7:43:01 PM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2013 6:18:45 PM

No
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2013 3:58:47 PM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2013 8:46:29 AM

no..........
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 10:19:09 AM

No. First, I have a gasoline engine so conversion to diesel isn't practical because gasoline engines are not built to accommodate the compression rations that diesel fuels require.

Secondly, there is a good chance that in the next few years, we may convert from ethanol to butanol which will make cars able to use at least 16% butanol while not having the problems that ethanol presents. With changes to the engine to compensate for the lower volatility of butanol, almost every car could be a flex-fuel vehicle.
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Chazzer
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 10:07:30 AM

No way!
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smugutu1234
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:09:05 AM

No
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lyanMI
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:00:43 AM

nop
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Banjoe
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 8:30:48 AM

Are you asking about converting from gas to diesel or from diesel to biodiesel?

What's needed to convert from diesel to biodiesel?
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:47:37 AM

If it looked like it was going to be difficult to buy gasoline when I wanted, I might convert, because I can manufacture biodiesel if I had to. There's only a couple things I would have to get that I don't already have.
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