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  1. For Sale - 2002 100 series Landcruiser HZJ105R Standard wagon

    Well after many moons of deliberation back and forth and changing my mind several times, its finally happened. I am listing my beloved Cruiser for sale.

    its on carsales.com, gumtree and LCOOL.
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    Re: 1HD-FTE and bio performance fix

    What brand do you use Alga? And what sort of filter arrangement do you have? Stock or aftermarket?
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    Re: 1HD-FTE and bio performance fix

    if you do, make sure itís a FF167A. The FF167 is no different to the Sakura, Baldwin or Delphi 296. Gotta have the ĎAí suffix
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    1HD-FTE and bio performance fix

    OK, so as I mentioned a while back I bought a 2005 Sahara (HDJ100) with low miles. Full intentions of running it on Bio.

    I finally took the plunge and swapped the filter assembly (cav filter...
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    Re: how to clean dirty oil containers

    If it is particularly stubborn, I have been known to stick the nozzle of the guerney in there to loosen it all up. then chemically disolve it with glycerine as suggested. Dont use caustic (potassium...
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    Re: terrano dying after a few k's

    Hey Tony,

    out of interest I have my pusher pump in both the Cruiser and the Mazda down near the tank outlet. I went to the effort of putting it there so the line is constantly pressurised, and...
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    Re: The Imsides method

    Cmon Tilly, donít be so cynical. This is a MAJOR step forward.

    This is means I can change my base rate from 8grams per litre to 7 grams per litre. Thatís around a 12% saving in potassium...
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    Re: Turbo replacement

    Happy to help out where I can. Odds are once the nuts are removed, it will be a girl.

    No seriousely, it should come apart with maybe a tap from a resin head hammer or a timber drift. You might...
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    Re: The Imsides method

    Just a quick one, I think its gotta be a little simpler than we give it credit for.

    The concept of the titration from my understanding is to find out how much extra catalyst is required to...
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    Re: Free methanol.

    EYE-KARUMBA

    That's nearly worth a trip from Brisbane with a trailer.

    Welcome to the Benevolent Society Tweak, I think you've earned a lifetime gold membership!
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    Re: washing with heat

    I just popped out to the shed in between tasks and weighed the brew left in the saucepan. Now a lot of things went wrong with this little attempt so its rather meaningless, but the bio mixture with...
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    Re: washing with heat

    Thanks for the great info Wesley, But I wont be pulling a vacuum on it as the vessel is way to hard to seal.

    I have an abundance of electrical power courtesy of my solar installation so I think I...
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    Re: washing with heat

    Sounds like you have a fair handle on this.

    this one will test you :)

    from what you are saying I wont be able to get all of the methanol out of solution by heating. That would imply that there...
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    Re: washing with heat

    Thanks Tilly. I think I will boil (65 degree or so) some fresh bio on the stove tonight and see what happens. It will be interesting to see how much the volume decreases. I have boiled the meth out...
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    Re: washing with heat

    Well I am glad to hear that! Well done. For the record I think you won that exchange Tilly.

    From what I understand soap removal is something that everyone tries to acheive with water washing. Are...
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    Re: washing with heat

    Ahh - Tilly - The thread isnt about water washing at all. Its about whether or not you can acheive the same outcome of water washing by removing methanol with heat. Note the thread title. I think...
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    Re: washing with heat

    Iím loving this lively discussion about water and emulsions as itís great for the readers. However I have no intention of introducing water into the mix. I want to know if everyone agrees that you...
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    Re: washing with heat

    Thanks Tilly,

    Ok, so the unreacted oil would stay in suspension?

    Given that plenty of folks run a 1HD-FTE on svo, I would think I would be pretty right with a little unreacted oil in the...
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    washing with heat

    All,

    got a question. I am no chemist by any means and have a rudimentary handle on whats occuring within the reaction that I have been performing for years. I have stuck to the recipe and it has...
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    Re: Minus 7 deg C Biodiesel Reaction

    would love a photo mate, thats very cool. it goes to show how robust the reaction really is.

    I have been watching this discussion with much interest as I have always heated the brew as I believed...
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    Re: The energy it takes to make biodiesel

    Initially I was sceptical about going large, but when I did the sums it made sense. I am ready for an improvement in battery storage. the market i s crying out for it. I look forward to it halving in...
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    Re: The energy it takes to make biodiesel

    I know there are quite a few electrical savvy people on this forum, so this is not aimed at those, but the rest of us knock about fixer-uppers. In QLD, im not sure about the other states, you can put...
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    Re: The energy it takes to make biodiesel

    Hey Tilly,

    Now that you have said it seems obvious. Cant believe I didn't think of such a simple thing before. 'face palm'.

    I am upgrading to a more expensive car, and would like to...
  24. Re: 2002 Landcruiser standard wagon HZJ105R for sale

    Hey mate, sorry for slow reply. I reckon that the blow by would have to be terrible to cause a runaway! I am just quite frightened of a runaway in an auto with no way to stop it quickly. If it does...
  25. Re: 2002 Landcruiser standard wagon HZJ105R for sale

    Hey JJ,

    Good god man, What do you take me for??? ;)

    Yep the choice of the next vehicle has been based on a long term purchase so we decided to get a nice comfortable car that will look good...
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