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rleonard

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Crude Oil?
« on: May 20, 2006, 01:07:13 PM »
There are a lot of stripper wells around here.  I think that I can arrange a source of crude oil.  With proper filtration, any issues that I should be concerned with?  I'd like to run it in my Lister

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Re: Crude Oil?
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2006, 05:55:04 PM »
To make the injection pump and nozzle happy, the fuel should be well filtered (like ten microns or better) and approximately the same viscosity as diesel.  If it is high viscosity ("thicker") then you may have to heat the fuel line and/or the injector line to get that nice low viscosity that atomizes well and doesn't cause coking problems.

Good luck, have fun and keep us posted,

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