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20 litres Vegetable oil only £7.50 instore at Tesco

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7y, 10m agoFound 7 years, 10 months ago
Just been to my local tesco (cheetham hill, manchester) when i saw stacks of 20l containers of vegetable oil. it had £15 on the box so i picked one up. i saw a lady walked passed with 3 and she said what a great price it was £7.50 so i went back to the pile and there was a sign saying was £15, now £7.50 so i got 2 more so i have 60 litres for £22.50.
dont know if online or nationwide but definitely £7.50 for 20 litres in my tesco.

Anyone intending to use this in their car - remember you will destroy your engine or oys components if your car is unsuitable.

Do some research first.

I would suggest here...

http://www.vegetableoildiesel.co.uk/forum/today.php

...ask before you try - they wont bite!
- ibiza

oys = its ;-)
- ibiza
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#1
Cheap. Deal.
#2
what are you gonna do with 60litres of oil???

heat addded though cos it is cheap
#3
if you've got a suitable diesel car you can run it on veggie oil :-D
#4
didnt really think about that. i just had to get it because it was cheap! lol....
#5
will it go in any diesel car???
#6
lots will run on it. my 1996 golf has done for about 4 years with no problems. Do a search on google.
#7
niallmoran
if you've got a suitable diesel car you can run it on veggie oil :-D


Certainly cheaper than pump diesel. Must be useful for cars only because I see no other use for it except for maybe greasing up wrestlers.

Am I calculating the the per litre price right at 37.5p ? Must be hot as a fuel.
banned#8
Seriously how tight do you have to be to run your car on this/??? HOT for the price n effort. Well done

Serious hat on

My nans OH told me about this but it is illegal to use more than a certain amout of this and you will get yer car scrapped for not paying fuel duty!!! TAKE NOTE
#9
why not run your car on it if you can. I mean, are you happy to give the Govt all that duty for the privilege to be stuck in a traffic jam. If my car would take it, i'd be filling er up !
#10
Banjo String
My nans OH told me about this but it is illegal to use more than a certain amout of this and you will get yer car scrapped for not paying fuel duty!!! TAKE NOTE


But how are they going to know ...... aside from the smell of a chip shop everytime you drive past :-D
#11
Banjo String


Serious hat on

My nans OH told me about this but it is illegal to use more than a certain amout of this and you will get yer car scrapped for not paying fuel duty!!! TAKE NOTE



2,500 miles a year to be precise (and you no longer need to keep a record of what you use):whistling:


http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/briefs/excise-duty/brief4307.htm

I used to run my Pajero on straight veggie oil till the price per litre got more than fuel.

try this for a good read if you are unsure.:thumbsup:

http://www.vegoilmotoring.com/eng/
#12
gemmar26
didnt really think about that. i just had to get it because it was cheap! lol....


gotta be a contender for the best quote on HDUK
#13
I love veggie bangers!! :)

loling @the legality "yes mr officer sir but i only do 20 miles a wek in my little fiesta tesco and back" :p

i ran my car for years on the stuff nobody ever batted an eyelid (ok so the neighbours thought i was a lil mad!) i hate my modern diesel blast you VW no ecco fuel for me!! :-(
#14
it clogs up ur filters more doesnt it? so u would need to replace them more regulary
#15
potnoodle
it clogs up ur filters more doesnt it? so u would need to replace them more regulary


no it burns better than diesel so you have to change ur filter after the first 300miles then u should be fine just pulls the rubbish up to begin with (rubbish 1 handed typin soz lol)
#16
Make sure you do your research about if you car will run on this before trying it, some are fine some are not. Don't just chance it, seriously. :thumbsup:

The garage I work in has handed out a couple of large bills before where people started using vegoil and it was ok for the first thousand miles or so before the diesel pump exploded resulting in a bill of a couple of thousand to get their car back on the road!
#17
potnoodle
gotta be a contender for the best quote on HDUK

Strongly agree :-D
#18
Whack it in your bio-diesel car....job's a good'en :thumbsup:
#19
potnoodle
gotta be a contender for the best quote on HDUK


dark_shadow
Strongly agree :-D


you 2 have obviously never seen the time travelling gambling thread!! :-D
#20
This has potentially the best return deal of the week! But check you can use it on bio-cars.

Good luck i'm a petrol head
#21
Hi,

Is it Tescos own make? or some other company?
#22
foxymissroxy
you 2 have obviously never seen the time travelling gambling thread!! :-D

:? Slightly off topic I know... but WHICH time travelling gambling thread? :thinking:
banned#23
there is nothing illegal now in using Biodiesel as long as you don't sell it or do a specifially high mileage (not sure of the figure but most wont do that with biodiesel)
#24
Wolfie1969
2,500 miles a year to be precise (and you no longer need to keep a record of what you use):whistling:


http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/briefs/excise-duty/brief4307.htm

I used to run my Pajero on straight veggie oil till the price per litre got more than fuel.

try this for a good read if you are unsure.:thumbsup:

http://www.vegoilmotoring.com/eng/


2500 litres a year, that's 10k miles even if you can only manage 40mpg. Hot for me, been using upto 50% veg & diesel mix (25% veg max in winter) for years now though veg has been too expensive for months now.
Don't assume your car will run on veg, many newer engines will not take veg. My '54 Focus actually seems smoother on veg mix.
#26
WillieGophar
:? Slightly off topic I know... but WHICH time travelling gambling thread? :thinking:


will try and find it now its hilarious!

damadgeruk
2500 litres a year, that's 10k miles even if you can only manage 40mpg. Hot for me, been using upto 50% veg & diesel mix (25% veg max in winter) for years now though veg has been too expensive for months now.
Don't assume your car will run on veg, many newer engines will not take veg. My '54 Focus actually seems smoother on veg mix.


my 08 Touran has a big sticker in the fuel cap saying no bio-diesel blomin germans!!
#27
I thought that there was a problem with using vegetable oil as fuel as it contains glycerol which clogs up the engine.
#28
SkippyDoo
Hi,

Is it Tescos own make? or some other company?


this has been posted before....its KTC vegetable but it was posted at £7.98 http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/317868/ktc-vegetable-oil-10-lts-7-98-tesco/
#29
potnoodle
this has been posted before....its KTC vegetable but it was posted at £7.98 http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/317868/ktc-vegetable-oil-10-lts-7-98-tesco/


that was for 10litres :)
#30
whats the address of the store in cheetham hill? I cant find it anywhere

thanks
#31
gemmar26
that was for 10litres :)


Thanks for the reply potnoodle! KTC 20L for 7.98 is a bargain!
#32
Are you sure its 20l and not 10l? My Costco sells 20 for £15.50 / 77p a litre.

My ZX 1.9d runs perfectly on this!
#33
abomb1969
My ZX 1.9d runs perfectly on this!


Agreed, the old Peugeot/Citroen XUD (NOT the HDi) engine tends to be good for running on vegetable oil, provided it has a Bosch fuel pump. DO do your research first though, don't just chuck it in.

Anyone know what sort of oil this is?
#34
Its Not available anywhere, false deal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
#35
2,500litres of veg oil at 45mpg or 10 miles per litre works out to about 25,000miles!

Could still save about 60% of fuel costs if you could get enough of this.

Newer high pressure common rail cars don't run as well on higher concentrations of veg oil, like my Zafira 1.9 CDTI (runs like a bag of spanners on 50% of bio diesel) especially when it is colder, so start off lower and build up, and as mentioned replace the fuel filter after a couple of tanks.
#36
I am glad that some people have responded to the silly comments about it being illegal, it was legalised years ago......please check "bio fuel providers" on the net for any die hard doubters. All you have to do is register and keep a log of how many miles and how much oil and as long as it is for personal use no tax is payable.......see earlier threads. Before it was legal I often came across very aromatic, chippy smelling cars on my travels, it always made me smile.....now that it is legal I don't seem to smell them so much, perhaps my nose has dulled or the novelty worn off for some!
#37
gaurav.rewari
Its Not available anywhere, false deal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Good.

What sort of life must the vegetables have had if 20 litres of their oil was only worth £7.50. I would vote cold (if I knew how to).

;-)
1 Like #38
DONT RUN YOUR CAR ON THIS WITHOUT CHECKING!

The best forum and site for info is....

http://www.vegetableoildiesel.co.uk/forum/today.php

...its UK based - and beginner friendly.


vitertexltd
will it go in any diesel car???


No - only IDI (indirect injection) engines with Bosch, Bosch clone (such as Nippon Denso) or Mercedes inline pumps - NEVER even try it in a car with a Lucas or Rotodiesel pump.



Banjo String
Seriously how tight do you have to be to run your car on this/??? HOT for the price n effort. Well done

Serious hat on

My nans OH told me about this but it is illegal to use more than a certain amout of this and you will get yer car scrapped for not paying fuel duty!!! TAKE NOTE



Its green not tight - and its better FOR THE CARS THAT CAN RUN ON IT than using diesel.

The limit is 2500 litres per year - which strangely they cannot really check. It is 'policed' by HMR&C.


potnoodle
it clogs up ur filters more doesnt it? so u would need to replace them more regulary


Not really - that is when you are using biodiesel which acts as a solvent and cleans the system - resulting in all types being brought round to the filter. However ITS IN YOUR CAR'S INTERESTS TO CHANGE THE FILTERS MORE THAN SPECFIED - and they are only a few quid of bought in bulk so you can change them at each service (I service our vegemobiles at every 4000 miles - and change both oil and fuel filters - its £7 in total for both filters when bought in bulk).


foxymissroxy
no it burns better than diesel so you have to change ur filter after the first 300miles then u should be fine just pulls the rubbish up to begin with (rubbish 1 handed typin soz lol)


That is biodiesel and not vegetable oil.


fat-pudding
Make sure you do your research about if you car will run on this before trying it, some are fine some are not. Don't just chance it, seriously. :thumbsup:

The garage I work in has handed out a couple of large bills before where people started using vegoil and it was ok for the first thousand miles or so before the diesel pump exploded resulting in a bill of a couple of thousand to get their car back on the road!


You must only use pumps made by Bosch (or its japanese clones) or Mercedes inline pumps.

You can swap many cars Lucas pumps (and injectors) for under £100 quid and an afternoons work.

To do your research - visit here....

http://www.vegetableoildiesel.co.uk/forum/today.php



EXPAT
Whack it in your bio-diesel car....job's a good'en :thumbsup:


Many cars that run on biodiesel WILL SELF DESTRUCT on vegetable oil - they are very different - so check first.


damadgeruk
2500 litres a year, that's 10k miles even if you can only manage 40mpg. Hot for me, been using upto 50% veg & diesel mix (25% veg max in winter) for years now though veg has been too expensive for months now.
Don't assume your car will run on veg, many newer engines will not take veg. My '54 Focus actually seems smoother on veg mix.


IF YOUR CAR IS SUITABLE - the diesel clatter noise stops and the car will almost sound like a petrol car - they also seem smoother as the little misfires you feel on diesel disappear.

Your calculation is lousy though - it should be about 24000 miles a year at about 40mpg·


subspace
I thought that there was a problem with using vegetable oil as fuel as it contains glycerol which clogs up the engine.


Vegetable oil is a triglyceride, which does not really contain glycerol - but when vegetable oil is converted to biodiesel by a process known as transesterification - glycerol/clycerine is the waste product.



abomb1969
Are you sure its 20l and not 10l? My Costco sells 20 for £15.50 / 77p a litre.

My ZX 1.9d runs perfectly on this!


Its the XUD9 engine - which with a bosch pump is one of the best - although the XUD 9TE engine is better (the TD).



HSpin
Agreed, the old Peugeot/Citroen XUD (NOT the HDi) engine tends to be good for running on vegetable oil, provided it has a Bosch fuel pump. DO do your research first though, don't just chuck it in.

Anyone know what sort of oil this is?



http://www.vegetableoildiesel.co.uk/forum/today.php

Do your research there.
#39
ibiza

You must only use pumps made by Bosch (or its japanese clones) or Mercedes inline pumps.


I was also under the impression that not all Bosch diesel pumps are a go, especially the vp44 family as they were not a very good design and a bit weak so don't like anything outside the tolerance they were designed for.

Of course, I don't have a diesel (and wouldn't want one with a vp44 anyway) so I'm not 100% certain, just a heads up to anyone who thinks you can slap this straight in your tank.
#40
potnoodle
gotta be a contender for the best quote on HDUK


thank you. let me know if i win!:thumbsup:

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