[Vwdiesel] New to list

Harmon Seaver hseaver at cybershamanix.com
Sun Mar 7 20:38:04 EST 2004

On Sun, Mar 07, 2004 at 08:36:32PM -0500, Lee Hillsgrove wrote:
> >   No, I think you have it figured out right on there. So how about adding
> > ethanol to the fuel -- would that help?
>   I wouldn't want to have much if any ethanol in my fuel simply for the fact
> that it attracts water, a definite no-no as far as fuel goes. I have no idea
> what cetane rating ethanol would have by itself or what effect it would have
> when added to #2 diesel.

    Not any problem that I can see as far as ethanol/gasoline is
concerned. That's whay my wife's car and my pickup run all the time. 

>  I think I remember about some university making a fuel up that cosisted
> primarily of alcohol and water, but I don't remember if it worked well or
> not. E-diesel, maybe?

   Yup.  http://www.ohiocorn.org/ethanol_diesel_about.htm

Harmon Seaver	

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