Rob Elam is a founder of Propel Fuels, a Seattle-based biodiesel services and fuel distribution company. He is also the author of "Making Biodiesel" in vol. 03.
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The best way to learn how to make your own backyard biodiesel is to start with a one-liter batch. It's easy to make a small batch that will work in any diesel engine. You won't need any special equipment--an old juice bottle will serve as the "reactor" vessel--and on such a small scale, you can quickly refine your technique and perform further experiments.
From MAKE: 03: Cars and Halloween page 68