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Old 09-01-2008, 04:38 PM   #15 (permalink)
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It's not that biodiesel's lubrication characteristics are bad. Biodiesel's problems are as follows:

1. It clouds (turns to Jell-o) at 35 degrees F.

2. It costs way more than dino-diesel.

3.The feedstock is food or something grown on arable land with fresh water that could be used to grow food.

Now,if algal bio-diesel can be made to work well the third problem goes away.

4. The EPA hates diesels and bio-diesel cannot be used in spark-ignition engines.
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