I'd like to try running my zero turn on B100. I'm a little hesitant because it cost a fortune, so I need some reassurance. If anyone has experience with high mixtures of biodiesel in 26HP Kubota engine, I'd like to hear about success and mishaps.
Yes I have been running b100 for two years in my Kubota rtv 900 it luves it. No problems as long as you make high quality bio.
I own a commercial mowing company and put a lot of hours on that machine. Would you have any concerns running B100 in a machine used 500-700 hours during the year.
Kubota don't aproove B100 the last I heard.
I would recomend draining the bio from the fuel tank at the end of the season and topping up with fresh 100% mineral diesel.
Change the engine oil at half the recomended time.
Use good quality biodiesel fuel with antioxidant (Baynox plus) and a biocide (Biobor).
Check hoses and seals for leaks and replace if required.
Watch for diesel bug and carry a spare gauze fiter if you need to change it when you out on your round.
You may use more fuel and have a little less power, but the exhaust will smell great.
Home of Good Biodiesel http://www.cambridgebiodiesel.org
2000 Vauxhall (GM) 1.7 NA IDI Combo, Bosch VE, coolant heated fuel heater. In-tank strainer drilled out and inline filter fitted. Using FAME and veg oil blends.
Did you ever run B100 through your ZD326? I think I'm going to try B100 in my 2010 ZD323. Any thoughts?
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