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Offline Bill B /bus

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Re: Wal Mart biodiesel
« Reply #30 on: October 03, 2011, 07:16:05 PM »
Again VW TDI had to use B5 in NJ. Fuel mileage was about the same. However the engine was quieter at idle. Just some info for the digester.

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Re: Wal Mart biodiesel
« Reply #31 on: October 03, 2011, 07:24:25 PM »
Clifford, I agree, I would not want the bio-diesel in CO in the winter.  My hope is to one more fill with the 5-20% stuff to play with and then get the bus loaded up with pure diesel for last leg of the trip - for winter.  Even that is not all that good, since our diesel in CO in the winter is blended #1 and #2. 

We would probably not be in too bad of shape, as the tank in the Eagle has a lot of exposure to the last bay and our bays are kept above 40* in the winter for water system protection.


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