Cooking oil fuels Peters Creek resident’s family car


Fed up with high prices at the pump and the state’s growing dependence on the oil industry, Taygan said he is “walking the talk” and using leftover frying oil from local restaurants to make fuel for his 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit truck and 1975 Mercedes. Both vehicles are powered by diesel engines and, after slight modifications, run perfectly off the canola and soy oil retrieved from Soupy’s Cafe and Jalapenos restaurants in Eagle River.
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