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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    22nd June 2018, 03:32 PM
    Hi Wesley, This is the part I do not understand. It has been repeatedly shown to you that you can make biodiesel at room temperature using the...
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  • penangke's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 10:00 PM
    Thought I should update for those who gave helpful advice. Finally gave up on my Estima after replacing head, injector pump and injectors. Can't...
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  • WesleyB's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 01:20 PM
    I asked Dr Mark if his Imisides Method (using cement) passed the 10/90 Warnquest miscibility test. I got no answer, so I tested some cold method...
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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 10:44 AM
    Hi Wesley, Thank you for the additional information. You mixed 11g KOH into 330ml methanol and dried it with calcium oxide. You did not...
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  • smithy's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 08:14 PM
    smithy replied to a thread The Imsides method in Making Biodiesel
    I did a test a while ago with magnesol + WVO 400mls of lightly used rapeseed oil that titrated at 1.0 with KOH. Added 3 teaspoons full of...
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  • smithw's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 04:43 PM
    smithw replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    Sounds easy enough, i know the the 405 pug with a mechanical pump is a bit more involved, there is a cover on the back of the pump that has to be cut...
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  • WesleyB's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 10:05 AM
    Initially I put 13 grams calcium oxide + 11 grams 85% potassium hydroxide and 330 milliliters technical grade methanol into a 500 milliliter flask...
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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    19th June 2018, 10:36 PM
    Hi Tony, I think that is about what I said, only in more detail. I did omit saying to buy two jubilee clamps to clamp the new fuel line- but that...
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  • Tony From West Oz's Avatar
    19th June 2018, 10:05 PM
    Tilly, Even easier: All you need is a bit of fuel hose and a pair of Jubilee clamps to suit Remove the fuel line from the fuel filter to the...
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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    19th June 2018, 09:01 PM
    Hi smithw,The immobilizer is a fuel cutoff valve. I removed mine about 5 years ago- Just on spec. If I remember correctly, the fuel line runs...
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  • smithw's Avatar
    19th June 2018, 07:14 PM
    smithw replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    I did notice the pump on the musso, has a lot more electronic crap on the outside of it, and the vehicle has a factory RFID immobilizer, so some...
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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    19th June 2018, 03:25 PM
    Hi Wesley, Every time I have titrated new veg oil it titrates around 0. Did you titrate this new corn oil before treating it with Magnesol?...
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  • Tony From West Oz's Avatar
    19th June 2018, 01:18 AM
    It would be interesting to compare the mounting flanges. Anyone got an IP from a Musso Sports handy? I can photograph and measure my OM617 IP...
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  • 3DB's Avatar
    18th June 2018, 08:46 PM
    3DB replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    Hi all, Not wanting to derail / hijack the thread here but I've often wondered whether the 5-cylinder OM602 (?) from the Musso would easily adapt...
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  • smithw's Avatar
    18th June 2018, 06:34 PM
    smithw replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    Thanks Gramplansmerc, Im not driving the ute around just fixing a few issues so I will get to the head gasket eventually. The tubs beat up, it needs...
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  • WesleyB's Avatar
    18th June 2018, 11:14 AM
    I treated 700 milliliters of new corn oil with Magnesol XL at about 60 degrees centigrade. Magnesol may remove free fatty acids from new vegetable...
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  • Grampiansmerc's Avatar
    17th June 2018, 06:53 PM
    Grampiansmerc replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    Do it now!! Dont wait. I took mine to a mechanic 3 times to figure out the oil weeping at the back of the engine but they failed to figure it out. ...
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  • smithw's Avatar
    17th June 2018, 04:18 PM
    smithw replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    Ok thanks everyone that's quite helpful, looks like ill be pulling the head off at some stage. I got the ute cheap an I knew it had a few issues...
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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    17th June 2018, 09:47 AM
    According to the workshop manual I downloaded last night, The temperature sensor is next to the thermostat. In the below diagram 11 is the...
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  • 83Patrol's Avatar
    17th June 2018, 08:12 AM
    83Patrol replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    I agree - I had a Musso ute go the same way too.
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  • Tony From West Oz's Avatar
    17th June 2018, 12:23 AM
    SmithW, as Tilly has written, the thermostat is in the side of the engine. I do not recall which side of the radiator this is, but it is unlikely the...
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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    16th June 2018, 11:18 PM
    Hi smithw, I have changed my thermostat and could not remember where it is. I just had a look and I am pretty sure it is on the side of the...
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  • Grampiansmerc's Avatar
    16th June 2018, 09:34 PM
    Grampiansmerc replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    The oils leaks probably your head gasket, get it sorted before you blow it!!! Ask me how i know....
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  • smithw's Avatar
    16th June 2018, 02:57 PM
    smithw replied to a thread Ssangyong Musso in SVO Users
    Hi and thanks again Tony. I had a couple more questions, is the thermostat in the top hose or the bottom hose? And i have an oil leak coming out of...
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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    16th June 2018, 10:31 AM
    Hi Alga, One other correction to what you posted. The 6-71 Detroit Diesel does not use a common rail injection system, it uses unit injectors....
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  • Tony From West Oz's Avatar
    14th June 2018, 10:51 PM
    I can see that the engine may run quieter on veggie oil than on diesel because of the different burn characteristics of the fuels. In fact, that is...
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  • 83Patrol's Avatar
    14th June 2018, 08:49 PM
    Yes, effectively the timing is altered. I used to have a Mercedes 300D. When I bought it, it was noisy as anything. Previous owner had advanced...
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  • Qwarla's Avatar
    14th June 2018, 07:45 PM
    There is a very simple reason your engine sounds different on WVO. It has nothing at all to do with lubricity of the fuel. A simple test to prove...
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  • tillyfromparadise's Avatar
    14th June 2018, 04:11 PM
    Hi alga, Again, you are making wild guesses as to why your engine APPARENTLY runs smoother when using WVO. Making wild guesses and then stating...
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