|SVO - What is SVO ?|
|What is SVO ? It is Straight Vegetable Oil as Fuel Some pleople reports the use of Pure Veggie Oil on diesel engines without modifications with a cost of USD 2.64 per gallon. Look a mercedes converted to run on vegetable oil|
|During June the Big Green Bus from Dartmouth College runned Coast to Coast on vegetable oil from deep fat fryers. View the photos To run on vegetable oil, the oil first has to be heated to 150 degrees Fahrenheit. using standard diesel until the vegetable oil comes to temperature.|
|VegeOil Vehicle Conversions|
|BIODIESEL & SVO DISCUSSION FORUMS Biodiesel in the Marine Environment|
|Vegetable oil is affordable earth friendly fuel ! How to install the injector line heaters|
|Veggie Oil Conversions Convert your diesel vehicle to run on recycled, vegetable oil.|
|UK conversion specialists The Bio-Fleet Project will create a user base of fifty business vehicles running on a truly sustainable fuel and establish the local fuel supply. The aim is to demonstarate a viable, replicable green transport model for the UK.|
|Greasecar Vegetable Oil Conversion System is an auxiliary fuel modification system that allows all diesel vehicles to run on straight vegetable oil in any climate.|
|The British Diesel - Secret|
|How to use straight vegetable oil SVO in my diesel engine|
|Goat Industries UK based discussion forum|
|UK based web discussion forum|
|SVO section of the larges vegoil fuels web discussion forum. USA based|
|UK based e-mail discussion group
Site with information and details of fuel injection equipment with expereinces from experimenting with vegetable oil.
|Info and conversion kits|
|Biodiesel site with interesting assessment of SVO use check|
|Commercial SVO conversions.|
|Vegeoil Motors Daniel Blackburn gives SVO info|
|Information about vegetable oil fuels|
|Vegeoil Var Info and conversions|
|Danish NGO promoting SVO and other Renewables, lots of good info.|
|German PPO/SVO association|
|Swedish company that makes oil presses. Info on SVO conversions|
|German company running vehicles on vegoil since the 1970's|
Offer a kit that converts vehicles to run solely on vegetable oil.
|German SVO site good info|
|A Finnish project with straight mustard oil/diesel mix no conversion|
|German site Mercedes diesel SVO no conversion|
|German company offering SVO kits. Site also contains research paper looking at running vehicles on vegoil through a biocar kit (in German)|
|German site detailing VW Passat 1.9Tdi conversion|
|German company offering SVO kits|
|German site containing extensive forum and database with details of hundreds of vehicles running vegoil.|
|Swiss conversion kits and fuel grade waste oil supplies.|
|German site detailing VW Passat 1.9Tdi conversion|
|German site promoting use of oil plants for energy in developing countries|
Vegetable oil in the Citroen Xantia - experiences and tips|
German site, good information even if you dont have a Xantia
|VW Combi conversion with lots of fabricated parts|
|Soenke's salad oil site. Good SVO info from Germany. Lots of VW info. IP reactions to SVO|
|German forum with lots of good links.|
|The united workshops for vegetable oil technology (VWP). Quality SVO conversions by experienced company. Converting tractors for the '100 tractor program' where new tractors are being converted for single tank SVO and monitored.|
|BIGmics' plantoil heaters|
|Golf TD conversion.|
|German conversions company|
|French website lots of information.|
|Irish company offering|
|Irish farmers producing rape fuel
USA and Canada SVO
|alternative energy web site. SVO and biofuel info.|
|USA based biodiesel and SVO site co-hosts the best english language SVO message forum and offers a book about SVO and Biodiesel|
|vw fat mobile|
|Hampshire USA based sells conversion kits
||USA based conversion kits
||Canadian SVO conversions. Other vegetable oil based products
site contains E Beggs masters thesis 'Renewable Oil Fuels
and Diesel Engines as Components of Sustainable System Design'
well worth a read.
||Corvallis Biofuels Co-op- SVO/WVO and biodiesel
||Project Veggie Avenger. Biodiesel/SVO information
||"Vegoil Conversions of Diesel Engines" Dana Linscotts'
vegoil site. Good FAQs, sells plans online for pre-filtering
and conversion kit fabrication.
||"Morgan Crawford, a graduate student in the Environmental
Science and Policy Department at USF is working on developing
the use of unprocessed waste cooking oil." Informative
site containing a number of studies.
||Patrick Tormey documents Mercedes conversion|
"This is my 1979 Mercedes 200D, which I've converted to run on WVO."
| Compiled vegetable oil fuel web information
||Hong Kong to Cape Town promoting biofuels and sustainable
agriculture. Good SVO and biodiesel information. Biofuel mailing
shows possible fuel line set ups
||Australian farmer promoting SVO/biodiesel
||Promoting SVO in India
SVO related technical papers
|Triglycerides-based diesel fuel Research paper examining mainly
biodiesel lists compositions of a number of different plant
Research paper investigating the relationship between veg
Research paper investigating emissions from burning vegetable
oil in diesel engines(long download time)
Above reformatted as html - much quicker download
||Japanese research paper looking into running unheated oil
in diesel engines
||Irish research paper looking at different grades of unheated
rapeseed oil in diesel engines
||Detailed report from European SVO research project by Advanced
Combustion Research for Energy from Vegetable Oils (ACREVO).
||"Waste Vegetable Oil as a Diesel Replacement Fuel"
by Phillip Calais, |
Environmental Science, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, and A.R.
(Tony) Clark, Western Australian Renewable Fuels Association Inc.
University of Orleans ‘Using sunflower oil as a Diesel fuel in a DI engine’ – Insulating the piston to reduce deposit formation
|German study of running Tdi engines on vegetable oil.
"Renewable Oil Fuels and Engines as Components of Sustainable
System Design" by Ed Beggs
||"Palm Oil as a Fuel for Agricultural Diesel Engines:
Comparative Testing against Diesel Oil" by Gumpon Prateepchaikul
and Teerawat Apichato
||"Unmodified Vegetable Oil as an Automotive Fuel"
Report examining SVO. Written at the request of the European
||AUTOMOTIVE SVO CONVERSION -Report on academic project
" The primary motivation for this project is to explore
the use of Straight Vegetable Oil (SVO) as an alternative
fuel source for compression combustion engines
||UK Presentation on Algea oil production
UK Biodiesel and Blends
|Biodiesel outlets in the UK
||Allied Biodiesel Industries (UK) Trade association of biodiesel producers
||South wales not for profit producing biodiesel and providing
other sustainable energy solutions
||BABFO - The British Association for Biofuels and Oils|
Promoting biofuel use in the UK
|Bio-Power Network vegoil based fuels. Promoting solvent/waste
vegetable oil blended fuel.
Health and Safety Executive Leaflet- Domestic production
of biodiesel – health and safety warning. Points
to ponder although generally considered to be slightly over
stated considering other dangerous chemicals regularly handled
in domestic situation.|
|EU report on biofuels and taxation
||UK HMCE Duty on biodiesel with definition of biodiesel that
would appear to include SVO
||Business Brief 10/05|
HMCE Reference: BB 10/05: 07 April 2005
|Internet pages of the Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein
||Bavarian renewables organisation
"The purpose of C.A.R.M.E.N. is to promote the research, study, development and use of renewable raw materials to safeguard
the future of rural areas, as well as to meet environmental, social and economic demands" |
Publishes NAWAROS renewables newsletter
Over 75 biofuel related reports and publications archived as .pdf files at UK based clean-vehicles
|Technical work forums for engineering professionals
||National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics technical
reports (search for diesel)
||Mechanical science files providing diesel engine info.
Ecotraffic - report on sustainable fuels to the sweedish government.
|Free html mechanics publications
||Vegetable oil and biodiesel educational resource||Mercedes diesel discussion forum.
||Forum for Dodge and cummins diesel truck engines
||VW diesel forum
||VW diesel forum
||Tdi info including wiring diagrams.
||isuzu clean technology|
Isuzu - Clean Diesel technology - modern diesel engine development
|The diesel place
Chevy diesel and Duramax information
|dodge50 Dodge 50 information
||Good German / English dictionary
||Diesel engine animation
||Forum for french cars/vans (XUD diesel engine)
||2nd hand spares
Diesel motorbike website
|Ross VAG-COM supplier. Use your laptop to talk to your Volkswagen
Audi Group computer. Powerfull diagnostic tool. Soon to offer
a BMW/Mini diagnostic solution.
||VAG group OBD opensource project
||Automotive wiring components and tools
||Details of the oil engines developed by Herbert Akroyd Stuart
||1950s Film about the development of the diesel engine.
testing oil for water using the visual crakle method
||Database of German conversion companies