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Old 04-14-2009, 11:29 AM   #13 (permalink)
Shawn D.
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The diesel folks who run WVO/SVO heat the fuel due to the viscosity in the fuel injector, not for efficiency. Below about 160F, the veggie oil is too viscous.

If gasoline is heated post-fuel-pump, vapor lock is probably a moot point.

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