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Old 03-03-12, 10:12
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Default Simple veg oil answers only

Ok to keep it simple I'm only looking for answers from folk who use veg oil as fuel, this is to help those who are unsure.
I get people asking me all the time if their van will run on veggie but I'm no expert so I don't know
    1. So what engine do you run?
    2. how many miles have you run on veggie oil?
    3. what mix do you use?
    4. what problems have you come across if any?

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I run a 1999 1.9td
done about 10,000 miles on veggie
100% veg in summer and 50/50 in winter. mostly mix with diesel but have tried unleaded
Not come across any problem (cold starting or poor running)

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2.5 tdi ACV 50/50 winter mix, 20/80 (diesel to veg) summer and have been doing so for the last 30,000 miles
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2.5 tdi ACV 50/50 winter mix, 20/80 (diesel to veg) summer and have been doing so for the last 30,000 miles
What age 2.5
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1991 2.4d AAB engine

Run veggie oil for in excess of 30,000 miles.

50% in winter and upto 80% summer.

Only problem I have is that at anymore than 80% I get a leak from my fuel pump! (Gasket letting by and can't be bothered to change it yet! lol)
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1996 1.9d
about 5000 miles (cant be exact coz speedo dont work)
100%
no probs as yet (fingures crossed)
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2000 1.9tdi
So far, ran a few tanks full at 50/50
No pros at all.
Runs much better than on assda diesel.
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Old 05-03-12, 22:06
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Anyone else??

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J Reg 2.4, AAB code
Started running 3 weeks ago @ 50/50 NVO/Derv and covered approx 400 miles with out any issues,
Only thing i did to start was changed the fuel filter and will change again at 500 miles
going to step it up when things get warmer and see if i can go 100%
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Is anybody running a 2.5 tdi? Use to run my 1.9tdi on 100%, Recently sold and got a 2.5 but i have been told you can't run them on oil..... Is there any truth in this?
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