Running On Empty Wallets

You know that gorgeous 1981 Turbo Diesel 300 Coupe about which you've been dreaming and over which you've been salivating, so much so that your pillow has begun to look like an unwashed Hypercolors shirt? Well, before you take the old beauty to Lovecraft for a veggie conversion, check out what happened to Bob Teixeira, who faces fines and charges for driving a veggie-fueled Benzo. Why? It seems that some states' revenue departments have begun to crack down on drivers of biodiesel autos for not paying motor fuel taxes. The whole thing has the pungent stench of Neo-McCARthyism, but we happily support VegOil-carrying commuters everywhere.

Via the MAKE: Blog.