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Title: Almera diesel
Post by: cods68 on April 29, 2012, 10:55:00 PM
Anyone know if a Almera diesel will run on veg oil it's a 2000  2ltr  engine ... Been searching net Camt find any info   ::)


Title: Re: Almera diesel
Post by: Gary (not GT Gary) on April 29, 2012, 11:45:50 PM
Only way to find out is to try it with a small amount of veg. Next time you fill up put a couple of litres of veg in a full tank. If it runs ok, increase the amount by a couple of litres a time.


Title: Re: Almera diesel
Post by: ADarbon on April 30, 2012, 01:11:53 PM
also check to see if it has a Bosch pump they are normally ok with oil


Title: Re: Almera diesel
Post by: cods68 on April 30, 2012, 03:29:58 PM
I'll check pump I'll be servicing it for him soon  :) then he can try a bit at a time .... Would it be better to half fill it then add a ltr veg to see ... Then if no good fill with diesel or won't it make much diff  ???


Title: Re: Almera diesel
Post by: ADarbon on April 30, 2012, 07:48:38 PM
try it 20ltrs to one and advance from there if it works


Title: Re: Almera diesel
Post by: cods68 on May 01, 2012, 08:30:48 AM
Yeah I'll try that of runs lumpy can just fill up with diesel  ;D