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finaly got my 4x4 its a TATA GURKHA 2ltr mercedes tdi engine,t reg 1999 60000mls with full service history. it cost me £700.00 i think its a bargin also taxed and mot till nov. maybe not the best but its good enough for me
 

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I spoke to someoneonce who was running his on cooking oil. Never had any problems.
I WAS TOLD IF YOUR GOING TO RUN ON CHIP OIL YOU SHOULD MIX 50/50 WITH DIESIL I DONT NOW HOW TRUE THIS IS BUT THOUGHT ID LET YOU NOW:g:
 

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you need to start them with diesel but when they warm you can run on oil, so i been informed
 

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i make my own bio diesel no conversion needed or any 50/50 mixture just pure bio diesel at 40p a litre that includes 28p tax to the government
 

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What do you have to do to arrange the tax? I run an old 405 non turbo diesel and have often thought about running that on straight cooking oil. But I want to do it above board.
 

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