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You first.....maybe the biodiesel motor oil jokes weren't too far off?

The gasoline or diesel that goes in the fuel tank is by no means the only petroleum used in cars. Oil is also used as a lubricant to keep all the metal parts sliding smoothly over one another. That lubricating oil needs to be changed periodically as it gets contaminated. Unfortunately a lot of people who change their own oil don't dispose of it properly, leading to contaminated soil and ground water. However, Green Earth Technologies has developed a new oil that isn't made from crude and even biodegrades very quickly. The motor oil is made from saturated fat from beef. After it's done lubricating your engine, you mix it with G-DISPOSOIL which breaks it down almost immediately in to something that can be poured onto the ground. The liquid can be consumed by bacteria in the soil which decomposes 90 percent of the oil within nine days. If anyone tries out G-Oil in their own engines, let us know how it worked out for you.
http://www.autobloggreen.com/2008/07/04/motor-oil-from-cow-fat-that-biodegrades-in-days/
 

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Who is still pouring used motor oil down the storm drain:confused:

While I'm sure that the motor oil will decompose, what about the metal flakes and other chemicals in used oil? How would it stand up to high heat? I'm not about to put this in a turbo engine, especially a diesel engine...of course, the you first rule applies here!
 

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That's great! When you are running on biodiesel and are burning a little oil, the exhaust will smell like hamburger and french fries, that right there is a meal!
 

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Nine days to decompose 90 percent of the oil? Great, so you only have a dirty oil slick on your lawn for 9 days :laugh:
 

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That's great! When you are running on biodiesel and are burning a little oil, the exhaust will smell like hamburger and french fries, that right there is a meal!
Great....just pour milkshake over the windshield and you've got flies covering your car.
 

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Some synthetic oils aren't made from crude either, right? As long as it works I'm sure it'll be simliar to normal engine oil. As for trying it, I wouldn't until it's proven!
 

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Maybe this is an early solution to DPF oil contamintation? You can't contaminate the oil with grease if it's already 100% grease!
 
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