Thread: She's a quirky little VixenRV

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    Default She's a quirky little VixenRV

    I haven't seen one of these before, running on biodiesel and with the side lifting roof.

    Parked next to an F250, its smaller than I would have expected. One of only 376 made. A little fun Friday afternoon find from your friends at Craigslist -

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    They run on a 2.4l BMW turbodiesel (which was found in the 524td and I believe a Cadillac). The amazing thing is they're so aerodynamic that they have roughly the same performance numbers as the BMW!
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    The mechanic up the road from me has an employee with one of those. I've never paid much attention to it but it is kinda cool looking.
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    Yeah, that thing is in Boulder. I drove by it the other day. Nce Color

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    it was a Lincoln model that used this 2.4 BMW td as well. Can't remember exact years (mid 80's) and I don't recall ever having seen one in real life
    (and I watch for that kind of thing pretty closely) so there must not have been many sold.

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    hmmm...interesting...glad you posted that, KC...I've been following motorhomes for a number of years and didn't know about those. Maybe stupid question but: So it runs ONLY on biodiesel or petroleum or can you put diesel in it? When they say "petroluem", do they mean diesel?
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    yah, it's a typo...

    Diesel = petro based diesel fuel
    Biodiesel = vegetable oil based diesel (performance, etc = identical to Diesel)
    WVO/SVO = straight/waste veggie oil = canola oil running a diesel engine (needs to be heated up, and some argue that you lose up to 5% hp)
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