Mixing Waste Motor Oil and #2HHO

Anyone with experience in this? Mixing the two aren’t a problem with the pumps I have. Is 50/50 a good way to go?…I’d prefer the highest %age of WMO since it’s free to me. My thoughts are that the preheating of the oil scenario would change. Is it possible? Or even be eliminated? My goal is to be on 100% WMO next year. These questions are best on getting something going this year since I […]

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Conversion of Riello to Burn SVO

I was thinking about converting a Riello Gulliver RG0.R to burn rapeseed oil. The oil is readily available here and sells for about half the price of HHO and parts for the Riello are easily accessible. The Riello is a “normal” residential burner with a pump operating at 12 bar. I was thinking about removing the pump and the complete nozzle holder assy and manufacture and install a new assy with a Delavan SNA nozzle […]

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WVO or Waste Crank Case Oil?

I have been trying to read through the posts and gather as much info as possible. I have also looked at all of the pics. Lots of info. I was wandering if there is a difference between burning WVO and waste crank case oil. Is the BTU about the same for the two of them? Will I have to do something different for a burner set up? I prefer to use crank case oil as […]

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FAQ on Converting Burners to Waste Oil/Biodiesel

1) Q. Can I modify my existing gun-style oil burner to burn waste oil (motor or veggie)? A. Yes, but it is highly recommended that you purchase a used oil burner and keep the original burner set up the same. (In case you aren’t successful or run out of waste oil or your wife gets a cold shower) 2) Q. How do I get started? Get a used gun-style oil burner, like a Beckett AF […]

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Wood Burning Water Heater to WMO Water Heater

I have an out door wood burning water heater that heats water to heat the house and also provides hot water for showers etc. Cutting and spliting wood has gotten old. I would like to convert it to burn waste motor oil. I like the method that I see Eric is using for the burner. I contacted Jesse to get some nozzles on the way when the subject of nozzle size came up. The fire […]

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Waste Motor Oil

The whole idea of declaring used motor oil a hazardous substance came about because people were disposing of real hazardous substances, such as PCB’s from transformers, by mixing them into used motor oil, this caused so many troubles for the fed regulators that they said “What the heck, we’ll just class ALL used oil as a Hazardous Waste, that will take care of the problem of us trying to prove that the oils are hazardous, […]

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