I understand that most people will not find this post too exciting … but I am excited!
I have been working on an ECU (electronic control unit or more simply computer) for the WVO system. My current operating schematic (ECU_schem) is as shown in this post.
I finally got some of the parts laid out on a breadboard … Read More →
I’d thought I would do an introductory post on WVO (waste vegetable oil) conversions generally, but I have been working on the fuel tank recently so I guess I am going to post on that …
The typical automotive diesel engine is not setup to use oil as fuel; if you were to try to run … Read More →
The total cost of the waste veggie oil van, has been accounted for. Mom and I have been collecting receipts for the last month. The spread sheet includes a number of totals in case anybody wanted to know what different parts cost. We have a few more yet to include but when we know we … Read More →
After weeks of work it was pretty anticlimactic … no flames, no loud woosh, no G-force.
On the way into Kamloops this morning (after the engine had warmed up) I flipped the switch labelled WVO (waste vegetable oil) on the dashboard to ‘Oil’ and … nothing happened. I kept driving down the highway but Sandra and … Read More →
I know Sandra has been posting about us converting a Delica van to run on waste vegetable oil (wvo). Over the next little bit I hope to document what I have been up to and what I will be doing down the road. Beyond driving the Delica that is …
In some ways I really feel … Read More →
I see in this blog’s “draft” section, the start of a post from Chris. I know we have both been feeling the pressure to post about this project in roughly the same way we posted about the Rocket Mass Heater.
Time has been….at a premium. If it wasn’t enough that we didn’t feel we had enough … Read More →