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Biofuel road trip caught on tape

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  • producer Cody McCloy drove cross-country using biodiesel
  • Trip's adventures included major car trouble, challenges finding fueling stations
  • Videos highlight Cody's stops along the way
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(CNN) -- producer Cody McCloy and co-pilot Brian Hardy set out on a two-week cross-country road trip in a 30-year-old truck, which they intended to fuel using only biodiesel.

McCloy purchased this 1978 International Harvester Scout for the trip from California to Georgia.'s Cody McCloy, left, and co-pilot Brian Hardy set out on their biofuel experiment on July 28.

Not surprisingly, the adventure had its share of challenges, from debilitating car trouble in Arizona to camping out "a little too close" to train tracks.

When they reached their destination in Atlanta, Georgia, the travelers logged 4,000 miles and spent $367 on biofuel.

Follow Cody and Brian's steps in this video retrospective.

Cody takes us on a tour of his vehicle after his adventure, and shares some lighthearted video moments from the trek. Video

A cross-country trip in a 30-year-old car? Using biodiesel fuel? Cody and Brian prepare for their big trip. Video

Our drivers find out that planning ahead is key when it comes to finding a biodiesel facility. Video

Cody finds an iReporter who produces his own biodiesel for his truck. Video

Cody talks hydroelectric power with University of Nevada, Las Vegas professors during his stopover at the Hoover Dam. Video

With the Grand Canyon as their backdrop, Cody and Brian experience their first mechanical problem with the International Harvester Scout. Video

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The guys explain their fuel tank debacle. Video

The team visits the International UFO Museum in Roswell, New Mexico, a location chosen by users. Video

Cody and Brian review the TomTom Go 730 and the Garmin nuvi 880 GPS units. And Brian eats a sandwich. Video

After an "interesting" night of camping, Cody learns about an initiative in New Orleans that would use the Mississippi River for power. Video

Cody reaches the last stop on his trip, Oxford, Mississippi, where he learns about the Ole Miss project to use biodiesel in maintenance equipment. Video

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