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Old 03-17-2008, 07:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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VW pickup for conversion to electric or veggie oil?



Found a Craiglisting that has possibilities for Ecomodding.
A 1980 VW pickup truck

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/car/609336355.html

Engine is blown. Might make a good shell to convert to electric?

According to Wikipedia,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Caddy

It lists 1.5L diesel engine in 1980. Too bad the engine is blown. I would love to convert a VW pickup to veggie-oil!!!!!


Now I am not much of a mechanic BUT is there some chance that this "blown" engine might be not too difficult to fix? Isn't there a frost plug or something that is supposed to pop out if the engine freezes?

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