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#2688352 - 07/19/12 02:26 AM Re: Used engine oil instead of WVO? [Re: zyxelenator]
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Registered: 01/28/10
Posts: 2009
Loc: Texas
I have heard of trucking companies mixing waste oil in their fuel @ 1%.

Supposedly to much waste oil (or straight veg oil) will cause buildup on the rings, valves, and injector tips. Also as mentioned some pumps are sensitive to viscosity.
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#2989096 - 04/30/13 08:34 AM Re: Used engine oil instead of WVO? [Re: zyxelenator]
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Registered: 03/16/13
Posts: 34
Loc: Spain, Valencia
All the common rail are sensitives, and the rotary pumps made by Delphi-Lucas.
The Bosch PE (lineal) and the rotary VE runs perfect.
The Bosch VP 44 is to much sensitive to fuel viscosity, runs ok but makes excessive hot.
You can mix @ 3-5%, no issues.

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#3075454 - 07/24/13 09:22 PM Re: Used engine oil instead of WVO? [Re: Texan4Life]
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Registered: 10/26/08
Posts: 128
Loc: Gulfport, MS
Originally Posted By: Texan4Life
I have heard of trucking companies mixing waste oil in their fuel @ 1%.

Supposedly to much waste oil (or straight veg oil) will cause buildup on the rings, valves, and injector tips. Also as mentioned some pumps are sensitive to viscosity.



my dad did it during the late 80s- early 90s when he maintained a ~40 truck fleet. The drivers hated it because they always had to carry a spare fuel filter with them just in case.. Unsure of the actual dilution ratio though..
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#3115823 - 09/05/13 02:00 PM Re: Used engine oil instead of WVO? [Re: zyxelenator]
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I've always wanted to get an old mech. injection diesel and run waste oil in it!

Up here, truck drivers are pretty used to carrying spare fuel filters. When they gel up, first thing you have to do is change the filter!
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