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Converting '72 250 C to Biodiesel?

Does anyone know any info about converting vintage cars, or any cars for that matter, to biodiesel? I'm all for the environment and against any rising gas prices ($3.99 for unleaded in the oc! what gives!)
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First, get a diesel engine. Swap the gas engine for the diesel. get all the chemistry set stuff and round up some WVO.

BTW, diesel fuel is more expensive than gas due to tax gouging by the gov't.

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In Europe the variety of car diesels is amazing,it's just a matter of getting a late model engine,turbo,non turbo,electronic injection waht ever you want... then head for the nearest supermarket and buy your 'fuel' in the cooking oil aisle . rape seed oil is the fuel of choice for many.
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SO, your FOR the enviroment, but then also FOR world hunger... ??
The money is getting into the biodieselstuff these days, wich means less poduced food.
This I would call balancing on a knife's edge..

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