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Old 07-06-2008
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I am: Dustin Wiesner
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Thinking about swapping an older VW/mercedes-Benz turbo diesel motor into my 4x4 ranger and then converting to BioDiesel. Anyone have any experience with this or want to comment?
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Old 07-07-2008
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I'm currently in search of a auxilary tank for the bed of my 86' Ranger with a diesel. I plan to run WVO (Waste veggie oil..what your fries are cooked in) with a tank heater and keep the original fuel tank. Check out
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Old 07-07-2008
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a buddy of mine works for extreme biodiesel and runs WVO in his superduty and it only cost $1.20 a gal. if i had a diesel i would def. run biodiesel
and i dont think ive seen any newer rangers with a diesel so youd be the first
DO IT!!!
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Old 07-07-2008
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I am: Manuel "Manny" Esquivel
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Go for it, can't see any trouble on older Diesels.

A guy just came in today with his 08 6.4 powerstroke, and I find he's running biodiesel. Looks like these Piezo injectors hate it lol.
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Old 07-07-2008
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I am: Kyle Armstrong
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I have driven a '79 MB 300SD with a kit on it. Slow but fun. Pull into Chinese restaurants and fill up. The car had 2 extra tanks in it, one to bulk collect (50 gal) and then the pump and filters int he car to pull in to a 15 gal tank to run off of once heated up off of regular diesel. Ran no different once up to temp.
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