Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Make Your Own Diesel Fuel

If you are or have ever been interested in making your own biodiesel, you have probably noticed that the only simple instructions to be found deal with making a tiny, one liter batch using 2-liter drink bottles; hardly enough to be worth the bother, except as a means of getting your mind around exactly what it is you are trying to do. The rest of the readily available instructions are full of science, require a fully-equipped laboratory, and stress a need for perfection in measuring and testing.

Many people have been turned off entirely from the prospect of making their own fuel by the seeming requirement for a PhD and thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment and chemicals. Others wonder, if the simple method can make a liter of acceptable fuel, why can’t it make 5 gallons?

Read more: Biodiesel The Easy Way

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