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Old 07-11-2009, 01:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Turtle Why no diesel Prius?

I first starting ecomodding by running veggie oil in my diesel

During my research I ran across many different diesel swaps
one of them being a diesel engine swap for a Toyota Previa.

That swap allowed it to run on waste vegetable oil.

So why is there no diesel Toyota Prius yet?
(or at least a diesel engine swap for one)

My first thought is that the system is designed EXCLUSIVELY
for the prius making additions incredibly difficult.

But imagine a car that ran on electricity being recharged by waste vegetable oil.
Hard to get greener than that.

Especially since the golf has been deemed too expensive.

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