Your Very Own Grease Car — Volkswagen Caddy pickup I

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Your Very Own Grease

by Jamie Stunkard

I think the was planted when Becca Dave Harvey’s daughter, she was going to get a car that ran on vegetable oil before she had her driving permit.  I had about grease cars but had really considered one for myself.  one evening I happened to be talking to and got inspired when I realized was yet another opportunity to become dependent on our ever-diminishing petroleum

1.  You need a diesel engine to run it on. engines won’t work.)

is it. Pretty simple, says about the conversion.

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2.  You need a kit so that the vehicle is capable of on either veggie oil

or diesel.  is because you still need to the engine on diesel.  After warmed up, you can drive it all day on veggie There are places that in installing these kits or you can do it full weekend project.  are also people in the area experience who can help with Conversion also requires a fuel tank for the vegetable Occasionally, there also are available online at sites craigslist or dedicated grease car I was able to get my 1982 VW Rabbit from a guy in Rhode Island on Another option, less implemented, is actually converting oil to biodiesel and using that in your regular tank.  You need a conversion kit in this but you would

need a little laboratory of to make biodiesel.

3.  You’ll need to find a source of used vegetable This amounts to securing a with a restaurant that empties their fryer and is to let you have the oil.  Don’t getting a grease car if you can’t a reliable source of used oil.

Once you get a handle on initial considerations, the rest is the maintenance.  You will be hauling veggie oil, filtering it and your tank yourself.  will be no veggie-oil stations to up to.  Be prepared to spill veggie oil occasionally despite best efforts to keep clean.  Also be prepared to yourself in the satisfaction of knowing you are doing your small in stepping away from the love affair … plus money on fuel, which bad in and of itself. It’s also neutral: the vegetables grown to vegetable oil consume more dioxide than is released that oil burns.  My VW “caddy”

over 40 mpg.  Ironically, had that technology in 1982 but let it I can fill my 15-gallon tank veggie oil and drive 600 miles a refill.  I can’t tell you how satisfaction that gives me … of just riding my bike to


Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I

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