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    Re: Future Fuels Distribution in Sydney

    In the spirit of what David has said, I would suggest for the moment you directly enquire of VP - at their head office, through their www.volumeplus.com.au website, fax, telephone ... doesn't matter....
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    Re: Future Fuels Distribution in Sydney

    It is surprising it doesn't settle out in their tanks - I guess the leve must have been getting low, or they just had a delivery of more crud to stir it up.

    I can't believe that they do not see...
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    Re: Future Fuels Distribution in Sydney

    Here is what I got from DEH:

    Fuel quality information or complaints may be reported on telephone 1800 803 772 or via our website at...
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    Re: Future Fuels Distribution in Sydney

    Marc,

    That is absolutely gross.

    Keep that and the receipts from VP and get onto your State Government Trade Measurement people and copy the DEH contact mentioned above.

    These people need...
  5. Re: Looking for Biodiesel People in Adelaide

    Just a heads up on SAFF at present ...

    their policy appears to be to price B100 at 10c under (versus 2c under as it used to be) their fossil fuel diesel price.

    One of their franchisees says...
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    Re: Future Fuels Distribution in Sydney

    Here's some good info:


    Our experience tells us that biodiesel that smells like paint thinners is essentially biodiesel that has decomposed (oxidative decay). Good biodiesel contains...
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    Re: Future Fuels Distribution in Sydney

    Firstly here's someone we can take them to task with - if you can get a sample from the servos:

    Contact Michael Ward, assistant director, clean fuels and vehicles, DEH email...
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    Re: Future Fuels Distribution in Sydney

    Hi Jakka and all,

    I discussed the situation with the guys from SAFF here who I have a lot of respect for - particularly their quality approach and consumer information. Here is what he said:

    ...
  9. Re: landcruiser 100 series non turbo 02 model

    B100 is running fine in my 99 1HZ

    Probably about 80,000ks about 60% of the time (I travel a lot where it is hard to get).

    Ciao for now
    Andrew.
  10. Re: Looking for Biodiesel People in Adelaide

    G'day Kieron,

    Would be happy to catch up when I have a free moment.

    I have a longish list of names of interested folks, but just have lacked the time to do it.

    Ciao for now
    Andrew.
  11. Re: S.A. Mass Transit & Biodiesel - Need Info

    Hi Morris,


    Article on TransAdelaide and Biodiesel

    and there is another reference to a press releasehere which has been deleted from the Minister's website - they like to recycle press...
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    Re: Future Fuels Distribution in Sydney - Poor Quality & Poor Practices?

    Here is a post on the Exploroz 4WD forum:

    ExplorOz thread

    It sounds like the Revesby station about 1 month ago sold someone some Biodiesel which has caused bad effects in a 25,000 k's TD Prado....
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    Re: Biodiesel Workshops - Where ?

    Hi Cameron,

    Your new coordinator would do well to use the email addresses people submit to make sure they are informed well in advance of the new times and dates so that interested people do not...
  14. Article in Motoring Section of West Australian this weekend?

    Hi folks,

    I participate in the ExplorOz site, and there is a scare-mongering article being talked about:

    ExplorOz Article

    Does anyone have this article who can post a scan of it please?
    ...
  15. Re: Looking for Biodiesel People in Adelaide

    Hi Tony,

    I'd be keen to set something up - and will come to your sessions if possible.

    Your paper doesn't seem to display/print the images in it properly. Wrong links?

    Why not put it up as...
  16. Re: Biodiesel Sticker; Spread The Word And Get Political

    Nice, tho' nowhere near as much fun, SAFF provide a "Powered by (SAFF) Biodiesel".

    Fortunately the SAFF bit is cut off so I don't mislead the public when I run on my own ;-)
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    Re: Constructing a cheap plant and pumps

    Nice project.

    What sort of size plant are you trying to build?

    A centrifuge is not a part of most cheap plants ... what sort of plant are you building? What process are you planning to use?
    ...
  18. Conductivity curve of KOH/methanol solution

    Hi,

    Can anyone tell me the conductivity of a KOH/Methanol solution and how much it varies by temperature and concentration?

    Ciao for now
    Andrew just thinking.
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    Adelaide Glycerin Cooperative

    Anyone interested in glycerin production in Adelaide and setting up a reactor - please drop me a note and let's catch up. There are allegedly plans afoot.

    Phone number 0419 900 363
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    Continuous Process Transesterification

    I'm interested in the potential for a continuous or semi-continous process for transesterifacation.

    I notice that ABG are apparently using one:
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  21. Re: Biodiesel fuel made from "Ethanol" and waste french-fry oil

    Interesting that they are using hydrogenated oil - I thought that there were problems using hydrogenated oil, or perhaps that is only for SVO direct use.

    Thoughts anyone?
  22. Re: Looking for Biodiesel People in Adelaide

    Hi Shortman

    I'd love to get in touch with you - I run a tour business (www.vividadventures.com.au) and would be very happy to help with what you're doing.

    I'm buying B100 from SAFF when I can...
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    Re: Biodiesel Supply Chain in Australia

    Thanks Robert.

    I had not really put the B20 into the same category as B100 which is what I have found to be really good - and philosophically feels good too.

    As you can see SAFF Fuels only have...
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    Biodiesel Supply Chain in Australia

    It would be good to have a summary of the Biodiesel supply chain in Australia:

    1. who makes it where from what and sourced from where

    2. how much they make

    3. where do they sell it...
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    Commercial Biodiesel supply in NT?

    Are there any commercial suppliers of Biodiesel in the NT?

    Has the ARFuels folks refinery been finished yet?

    Are they distributing to Australia?

    (Sorry for all the questions - I've been...
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