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    Sticky: Re: Current Biodiesel Suppliers in Sydney

    Liberty on Pitwater Rd Manly has changed bio diesel supplier from Natbiogroup Soy Diesel to Shell Westside. My CR is not happy and consumption is up 15%. Shell Westside biodiesel according to their...
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    Shell B20 specs

    Does anyone know the specs on this blend, particularly compliance with existing international standards like en 14214 or chemical/combustion properties?

    From Shell...
    Shell BioDiesel 20, which is...
  3. Re: Deciding on what Biodiesel car i should get

    In addition to all the good information above, if you still wanted to run a new VW group vehicle;
    I'm running two Skoda's, one a 2007 PD1.9 TDi and the other a 2010 Common Rail 2.0TDi. These same...
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    Re: Current Sydney Suppliers

    Email from natbiogroup.com January 2012 indicating their is no short or medium term supply of b100 in Sydney. B20 in Manly.
  5. Re: Vehicles running on Biodiesel - Vehicles for addition to the stickied post.

    Using B20-B100 Soy Diesel from Natbiogroup retail outlets with no negative effects on drivability or mechanics.
    Skoda 2007 Octavia PD1.9TDi 40,000km over 18 months, mostly B100.
    Skoda 2010 Superb...
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    Re: Common Rail engines using b100 diesel

    I've run SoyDieselB100 in a Skoda Octavia '07 (PD1.9) and more recently Superb '09 (CR2.0) for a total of 50,000 km over the last year. Will keep using it as it is available. Last month the only B100...
  7. Re: Sydney's only B100 Retailer pulls the plug

    Not sure where your references are but here and here are mine

    Natbiogroup B100 SoyDiesel manufactured in Port Kembla NSW, not the Amazon though shipments are brought from the US by some importers....
  8. Sydney's only B100 Retailer pulls the plug

    From the Sydney Morning Herald
    Australia's main supplier of biofuel made from soybeans, National Biodiesel, has supplied Franks Automotive in the past but was able to prove it did not supply the...
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    Re: Current Sydney Suppliers

    I have been filling up B100 at Marrickville for a year with my Skoda Octavia and more recently Superb. A few weeks ago Frank was saying the volume of sales wasn't substantiating the continued...
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    Re: Golf on bio ?

    Great commentary Maverick, thank you for taking the time to present evidence.
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    Re: Biodiesel in Skoda Octavia 1.9TDI/PD

    Hi bazza, here Where to buy | National Biodiesel is the source I use in Sydney. They seem to have a grip on fuel standards and quality control. Their current Victorian distributors are listed. Hope...
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    Re: Biodiesel in Skoda Octavia 1.9TDI/PD

    Thanks for your comments and experience Bazza. Cetane levels between UCO and SBD are quite different. UCO 60, SBD 47 with mineral diesel 46. SoyBiodiesel Chemical comparisons here....
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    Re: Biodiesel in Skoda Octavia 1.9TDI/PD

    Update - B100 (100%) Soydiesel for 6000km after 2 tanks of B20 to assist the computer adaption;
    Fuel consumption up 5% and performance slightly down after B20, about halfway to mineral diesel...
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    Re: buying a new car - need suggestions!

    The Skoda (aka vw) pd engine without dpf was superseded after 2008. The pd engines reach >28k psi at the injector. Current Skoda models are cr with dpf. My Skoda Octavia 2008 1.9 pd runs happily on...
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    Re: Biodiesel in Skoda Octavia 1.9TDI/PD

    Update...2 tanks of natbiodiesel b20 delivers 10% improvement on economy on trip from Sydney to Brisbane with 1/4 of 55lt tank of fuel remaining. Filter check reveals some detergent effect on fuel...
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    Re: Biodiesel in Skoda Octavia 1.9TDI/PD

    Hi Bazza, Just letting you know I'm also running B20 soybiodiesel in my Octavia PD 1.9 TDi. Quieter, more torque, less soot. Another year of warranty remaining and hoping not to need it!
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