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Old 06-10-2015, 05:39 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Make sure to disable the EGR before running on vegetable oil. Nothing clogs an intake faster than vegetable oil polymers.
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What ratio of veg are you using? Or are you making bio?
Not making bio, will be starting off with a 25% blend (and new filter) then will ramp up to 50%, 75% and possibly as high as 85-90% in the summer.

I will likely try to get some sortnof heating setup to get the filter warmed

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Old 06-11-2015, 03:43 AM   #12 (permalink)
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The Mistress - '88 Bmw 320i Touring SE
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First run from cold to the station. 10 mins in town traffic at 8am..

Even if it is 10%optimistic, its still nigh on 42mpg from cold with 100l of veg and 50kg of tools in the boot

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Old 06-11-2015, 05:56 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Run back from station was a bit better:



But it was to and from brutha_320tourings gaff that it got into its stride (30 mile round trip)







Thats no too bad at all!
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:28 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Nice! What speeds do you drive at and techniques do you use?
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:55 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Nice! What speeds do you drive at and techniques do you use?
Circa 55-60mph. Not doing any p&g currently, just dfco on sliproads/approaches to roundabouts and junctions.
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Old 06-13-2015, 07:53 PM   #16 (permalink)
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90 day: 24.63 mpg (US)

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Been doing some tinkering on this tub today..

Got the interior cleaned, and the brakes sorted. Marevellous! (not to mention the MPG on the way hame)

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Old 06-14-2015, 06:09 PM   #17 (permalink)
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90 day: 24.63 mpg (US)

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Passed 100miles on this tank today- figures look fairly decent. Got some good runs about the place-70%motorway, 30% town

Tomorrow may kill them though, as it is a cold start hop to the station..

Mpg average:


Miles:


Average speed:
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Old 06-22-2015, 02:21 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Last 3: 27.17 mpg (US)

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90 day: 24.63 mpg (US)

The Bloodylingo - '05 Citroen Berlingo Multispace Desire
90 day: 39.77 mpg (US)

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330 odd miles into the tank now- still pulling huge figures. wonder how accurate it'll actually be?
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Old 06-24-2015, 07:00 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Last 3: 27.17 mpg (US)

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90 day: 24.63 mpg (US)

The Bloodylingo - '05 Citroen Berlingo Multispace Desire
90 day: 39.77 mpg (US)

Shanner Scaab - '03 Saab 9-5 estate Vector
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passed 400 miles tonight- still showing 1/2 tank and an average of 73.6mpg.

hopefully this keeps up!

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Old 06-26-2015, 06:57 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Last 3: 27.17 mpg (US)

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90 day: 24.63 mpg (US)

The Bloodylingo - '05 Citroen Berlingo Multispace Desire
90 day: 39.77 mpg (US)

Shanner Scaab - '03 Saab 9-5 estate Vector
90 day: 26.19 mpg (US)
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They say misery begets misery,

So my brother bought its taller but younger brother today..

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