[Vwdiesel] Biodiesel

82 Diesel Westy dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 26 11:42:00 EDT 2005

I am pretty sure the older TDI's are OK with a blended
mix of filtered fryer oil and diesel, but not strait
WVO.  These would be the TDI's with traditional
injection pump, not the new PD head with 4 individual
electronic injection pumps that run off of new cam

I would love to run Bio-juice in my Jetta TDI PD, but
have not read enough about others running Bio-diesel
in this engine.  It is the only car I own that I know
will start each day, so I don't want to mess that up
right now.......but hope to run my 1.9na Westy on it
when back on the road in a few months........

Bryan from NJ

--- bobs <bobs at chemdec.natsci.csulb.edu> wrote:

> The September issue of "Smithsonian" has a very nice
> two page spread on 
> biodiesel (starts on pg 30).   Included is a photo
> of a VW with the 
> letters "TDI" showing very clearly.  This is the
> kind of good press we 
> need more of to promote the benefits of biodiesel
> and diesels in general. 
> BTW  The text mentions that the Jeep Liberty diesel
> comes from the 
> factory with a Bio/Dino fuel blend in the tank.  If
> true, I suspect it 
> has more to do with making sure the Liberty passes
> emission tests than 
> to promote biodiesel.
> Bob Soukup
> '81 Rabbit Truck D.
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Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
04 Jetta Wagon TDI PD, 100hp, 5sp
Rebuilding 82 Diesel Weekender from my old rusty 82 Westy 1.9NA
90 Audi 200, 2.2L Turbo FWD
70 Type 1 stock Beetle

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