Friday, April 13

Stop Dependence on the Middle East: Eat French Fries!

and put the grease in your car.

"Paul Simon, Manitowoc, has been running his 1982 diesel powered Mercedes-Benz 240D sedan with filtered, used vegetable oil for two years.

Simon, 50, purchased a conversion kit from and spent between 8 to 10 hours installing the kit in his car.

Simon, who picks up his cooking oil from area restaurants and then strains it before running it in his vehicle, said his car normally gets about 25 mpg and has about 2 percent to 5 percent less gas mileage when burning the oil. "

1 Comment:

Aaron said...

Paul Simon is getting threatening letters from the state, because they want him to pay taxes on his biofuel.