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Old 03-15-2017, 08:35 AM
 
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option:... FREE fuel

a <$100 Evil VW Rabbit running on free cooking oil... Worked for me since 1976. (but no HORSEPOWER!!!) I have saved about 64,000 gallons of dinosaur fuel. I buy my tires at wrecking yard for $5 and have my own tire machine. Auto costs are pretty low...NEVER been to a fix-it shop or dealer. $8 timing belt every 100k and a $12 Water pump every 200k, and it just keeps going...

I keep a few of the 96-97 TDI's around if I need to get out of the way of semi's or tow long distance. 1250 miles between fuel stops (donut shops for free cooking oil) has some appeal out in the wild west and AK and Canada

BTW: my semi-truck and dozer like WVO or Bio-d too!
I use to collect WVO and make biodiesel for my 01 VW Golf TDI before all the California red-tape. While dirtier, it's just easier getting D2 and not hassling with the liability and paperwork of handling 'hazardous materials' such as vegetable oil.
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Old 03-15-2017, 08:58 AM
 
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I see, so you feel that you 'need' acceleration faster than a 70's muscle car, for when you cut-off trucks.
I don't cut off trucks but I do have a car that is plenty adequate enough to get me out of the way if I need to
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