[Vwdiesel] Is anyone here running F-100 biodiesel without modifyingthe car?

82 Diesel Westy dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 2 10:34:19 EST 2007

Good points Bryan, it what happens afterwards, you
just need to keep an eye on these lines and replace as

--- Bryan K Walton <bryankwalton at machlink.com> wrote:

> Well, there might be a few more issues.  Nick is
> right, however that
> the fuel filter is probably the issue that will hit
> you first as the
> biodiesel cleans all of the crud out of your jetta's
> fuel tank.  I run
> B100 for about 8 months out of the year.  Up here in
> Iowa, I don't run
> anything more than B20 in the winter.  Anyway, in my
> '84 Rabbit, I've
> had several things I've had to deal with.  Not only
> have I replaced
> my fuel filter, but after about 6 months of B100, I
> started having
> problems with fuel lines swelling.  So I had to
> replace those with
> Viton (B100 compatible) fuel lines.  That was
> actually fairly easy to
> do. At the same time, your co-worker is correct. 
> There are no
> modifications that need to be done BEFORE putting
> the B100 in your
> tank and running it.  Nick and I are saying, there
> may be some things
> you will need to address AFTER running B100 for a
> long time.
> -Bryan
> On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 05:19:04AM -0500, mikitka
> wrote:
> > You can run B100 straight in you diesel with no
> problems. The only issue you
> > will encounter is a clogged fuel filter for the
> first couple tank full's.
> > Biodiesel is a great solvent and will clean up
> your fuel system really well.
> > You can read more on it at
> >
> > 
> > Now if he is buying the oil to make biodiesel out
> of I can't see how it is
> > only costing him .75 cents. That is the usual cost
> if you get your waste
> > veggy oil for free. The cost of the methanol and
> lye are the big expenses.
> > 
> > Nick
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