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yup. I put my old dextron in my tank. but you need to be very picky when using it. it can have some very bad stuff in it for sure and some of it wont filter out. old clutch material can ear out an IP very quickly.kipman said:Any body run hydralic oil mixed with diesel and can anything be hurt if the FDC is bypassed?
sermis said:ATF ??? Can it be used stright or does it need to be mixed with diesel?
Since 2008 there has been a great deal more exploration of burning waste oils in diesel engines. It turns out that WATF is the good stuff that many want to burn, because it will burn in most diesel engines without thinning or heating or modification.I don't know that I would use ATF in any great volume. ATF has a lot of detergents in it and they can tend to clog and coat things when it is burned.
I did a lot of research on the different oils that could be burned when I converted my 85 Mercedes diesel to burn WVO. It was the opinion of a lot of people that ATF should be avoided.
I am surprised that your combo blend has not lead to gooping up your entire fuel system, IP and injectors, because blending WMO with WVO will typically result in producing a very sticky tar-like substance. So, after doing so to my diesel vehicle several times before I realized what was going on, I now do not blend the two together.During the summer, I will run super heavy on wvo or wmo, or combo blend...
That explains why your WMO does not leave behind sludge when blended with WVO. Black over burned WMO, which is of the WMO I see will lay down a 2" thick rubber-like mat of sludge at the bottom of my settling buckets after being blended with WVO.I have one guy who supplies me with wmo that looks almost like brand new. All highway miles and is religious about the 3000 mile mark. It's still a golden color when it arrives here...
TM on ratios to use in a fuel max? I would like to see that if you can recall the number or a link.I have abused my multi-fuel priveleges. I use anything that resembles an oil. WMO, ATF, Hydraulic, WVO, stale nasty gas, used gear oil... Never a problem as long as I followed the TM that shows what ratios to use max. I have ran 600+ gallons of WVO straight without preheating one summer in Michigan without a lick of problems, but I make darn sure to use it hard to help burn out any gew.
It depends upon how you run it. Presumably you are going to blend it with a petroleum distillate. If you are blending with ULSD diesel fuel, and running it on a vintage diesel engine, then I would not run any greater that 50% ULSD diesel fuel, because I have found that ULSD diesel fuel over 50% causes seal failures in seals that were common prior to 2006. If you are blending WVO with gasoline, then I would keep the gasoline content down to or below 30%. Then you would not need to replace any seals in your fuel system.I just got offered a bunch of new cooking oil. Would it require special seals in the fuel system/IP?
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