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Re: Waste Motor Oil Refining
« Reply #60 on: February 05, 2008, 11:36:38 AM »
pretty sure it's going to be basic.  They have TBN numbers assigned which is the True Base Number - indicative of their base ph.  This is supposed to counteract the acidic effects of combustion blowby.

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One thing I wondered is that do synthetic oils that hold up better in an engine burn as well as regular oil when diluted and sent through a diesel engine?  Anyone tried firing a Listeroid or other compression ignition engine on synthetic?

Although none of my batches have been 100% synthetic, some have been as much as 25% synthetic, 25% regular waste oiland 50% diesel. Couldn't tell any difference in sound, temperature or power.
« Last Edit: February 05, 2008, 11:39:48 AM by rbodell »
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