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Do It Yourself Guide to Biodiesel: Your Alternative Fuel Solution for Saving Money, Reducing Oil Dependency, Helping the Planetby Guy Purcella
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Containing the most current and complete information available for would-be biodiesel makers, Do-It-Yourself Guide to Biodiesel offers a step-by-step path from the initial desire to do something good for the environment to the final stage of filling the tank with low-cost fuel. As the author tells how to break free from the grip of big oil, he counters the common myths about biodiesel with facts from university studies and his own extensive experience. The many benefits of biodiesel are detailed, including higher lubricity, increased engine life, cleaner burn, less toxicity, and faster biodegrading action.
Do-It-Yourself Guide to Biodiesel explains in simple terms the procedures and the equipment needed to make biodiesel at home, in small or large batches. Readers are given a complete understanding of what biodiesel is and how to make it properly and safely. There is even a section on pitfalls to avoid as well as the author's personal tips and tricks.
THE TRUTH ABOUT BIODIESEL
Easy to make at home
Cheaper than buying diesel
Works in unmodified diesel engines
Reduces the need for imported oil
Decreases greenhouse gas emissions
If you are ready to start making your own biodiesel, then this book is for you. Do It Yourself Biodiesel provides up-to-date information, step-by-step instructions, and tried-and-true methods as well as helpful tips and tricks. With detailed photos, illustrations, and charts, this book makes it easy to understand the procedures and equipment you will need to make biodiesel at home—in small or large batches.
About the Author
Guy Purcella has been interested in alternative energy for many years. He has his own line of EZBiodiesel™ processors which can be found on his website.
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