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1.9 non turbo
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I've just got back to berlingo ownership after my previous 2.0hdi blowing the hg a few months ago. I've bought a 1.9 non turbo van on an 06 plate. It's done 145000 miles and was cheap. It needs tyres, but I have a set of suitable alloys with near new tyres lying to go straight on. The back axle looks ok, I hope it is, I replaced the axle on the last one, don't really want to do it again. It is going to be used as a work hack, doing maybe 200 miles a week for work. I have access to cheap veggie il and wondering if this engine will run on it. I'm asking before I try it, as don't want to shove it in and then find out it doesn't work and end up knackering fuel pump or injectors or anything. Thanks in advance, Davie.

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2006 Berlingo 2.0hdi desire daily hack
1998 Xantia Activa turbo for fun.
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Hiya, welcome back to the simpler side of life...

  As far as I am aware the Lucas pump does not like anything other than refined petro chemicals so veggi or other oils are a deffo no no.. Few of the DW8B engines had the Bosh pump and they will run on sand.. Wink..

 Why not chuck a gasket in the HDI ?
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(08-06-2017, 11:36 PM)ajcommercial Wrote:  Hiya, welcome back to the simpler side of life...

  As far as I am aware the Lucas pump does not like anything other than refined petro chemicals so veggi or other oils are a deffo no no.. Few of the DW8B engines had the Bosh pump and they will run on sand.. Wink..

 Why not chuck a gasket in the HDI ?

Because it also had a leaking modutop so I sold it for spares/repairs. It has a new mot and tax so must be fixed and going again. I thought that if I took the head off I would need it skimmed, a new timing belt, tensioner and water pump so it was counting up. I then decided that I wanted the simplest possible engine hence the 1.9 dw8. I'm not worried that it will be heavier on fuel, and van or car makes no difference, in fact a van is better as my other car is not that practical for getting stuff in it, it's a pug 407 coupe, has a huge boot but such a small lid you can't get anything in it!

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