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    Re: Advice on dead injector pump

    Dear jpcw
    If your Ute was running ok before the bad fuel batch I donít know that an expensive wvo pump is your answer.
    As Tim mentioned, look for blockages at the IP. I assume you have already...
  2. Re: looking at converting my 2002 Landcruiser with 1HZ engine to WVO

    What Tony said, and consider blowing compressed air from engine bay to veggie tank just to ensure itís clear.
    Not sure of your trucks design, but note you may have a one way valve somewhere along...
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    Re: Hello from Melbourne and a few questions!

    Hi Bruce
    Regards blend and heating, I suggest for a start you commence some small experiments. Take some old jars mix up your proposed blends and place in your fridge. Observe for...
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    Re: Shitbox Rally October 2019

    $1k

    2007 Peugeot 307 XSE HDi Auto
    189,000 km
    Wagon
    Automatic
    4cyl 2.0L T Diesel
    Private

    For more information on this vehicle please visit:
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    Re: Blending Diesel with Filtered Vegetable Oil?

    Mate, 20 litre plastic containers which are opaque which they probably buy their dishwasher detergent in. This enables you both to easily see the fluid level in them preventing spills.
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    Re: Blending Diesel with Filtered Vegetable Oil?

    The only thing holding me back right now is finding a free or cheap local source of oil. The cheapest vegetable oil in the supermarket is currently $2.20/litre. I am sure it must be possible to buy...
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    Re: Generator question

    Hi Jens
    I would appreciate your feedback in the next year as to how the ABLE generator does. I see these on eBay for not a lot over $1k and am planning on going off grid battery when the little...
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    Re: Generator question

    Hi Jens
    On low load the cylinder bores glaze up and you start losing compression and increase lubricant oil use.
    Just load it up and work it hard
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    Re: WVO Upflow Design ok?

    Dear earthling, your design is sound. Clear pipe and fittings all available in the irrigation section of bunnies.
    Yes fuge would be nice, but the little ones donít have much holding capacity for...
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    Re: Problems with 1HDT on SVO

    Hi Matt
    Mercedes 1997 250TD 3 months on bio, 3 months svo with a dash of ulp, 8 months ex sushi (low fat) wvo dried and filtered to 1um, No modification under bonnet, so far so good. Donít know...
  11. Thread: Drying WVO

    by Harvey
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    Re: Drying WVO

    Hi Wesley
    My design has a few simple requirements:
    Total cost less than $60 (cheap irrigation pipe, Ebay pump and panel ala China, scavenged copper for heat exchanger).
    As I collect oil I place...
  12. Thread: Drying WVO

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    Re: Drying WVO

    Dear Brains Trust
    I'm looking at solar heating my wvo to assist drying, utilising some black irrigation pipe as solar collector, little dc pump and solar panel to circulate water, and utilise an...
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    Re: 1999 W202 Mercedes C250 Turbodiesel for sale

    For anyone looking for a luxury vehicle, Germany engineering made for alternative fuels I thoroughly recommend Tony's car. They come with a factory built heat exchanger.
    Have one myself, and would...
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    Re: Topic: Centrifuge filtering

    I must admit, the idea of a basket centrifuge sounds great, but with a fuel usage of 40lt per week the various fuses from the USA at $3k AUD can't be justified.
    So if China can make industrial...
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    Re: Using castor oil to make biodiesel

    Paul,
    This will probably be left field, but...
    What are you driving?
    Given Tony's Wikipedia research of low cloud and pour point, and with the weather warming up (ok ok you're in Melbourne ), do...
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    Re: TS2 Lister on Biodiesel 10 years

    Would love to see a video of it running!
    But only if that's easy (I am picture etc challenged on these forums so don't waste time if you're same).
    Great to hear of your success!
    Kind regards...
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    Re: Water-methanol injection for turbo diesels

    Harvey - do you intend to increase the fuel delivery from the IP? I think this is where the water-meth injection comes into its own, reducing the increased combustion temps. I have some instructions...
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    Re: Water-methanol injection for turbo diesels

    Tony
    Injection is after the intercooler on top off engine fed by red hose.
    You will note also I removed the standard air filter and installed a sports style $25 from Spercheap, thereby creating...
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    Re: Water-methanol injection for turbo diesels

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    Re: Water-methanol injection for turbo diesels

    Tony, 3DB, et al
    Mercedes C250TD Water Meth Install Update:
    3DB, I drove 30km city suburban max speed 80kmh yesterday water only. Ditto today with bigger injection nozzle. Result?? I felt the...
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    Re: TS2 Lister on Biodiesel 10 years

    Thankyou Qwarla
    I have reviewed relevant youtube and yes very happy to find means of quietening these crude beautiful stationary engines!!
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    Re: TS2 Lister on Biodiesel 10 years

    Agreed
    Any diesel lightly loaded will glaze bores resulting in high oil consumption. 10 years with low load and maybe little maintenance? Thank the beauty of a Lister!! Would love it as part of an...
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    Re: Water-methanol injection for turbo diesels

    3DB
    Having just installed a Snow vc-20 controlled system on my Mercedes C250TD and taking it for a 20km test run, with pump start at 4psi max 17psi, and I admit giving it the hammer at every...
  24. Re: 97 Merc 250TD W202 Suggestions on best WVO Setup

    Thanks Tony, I greatly appreciate the advice. Good thought on how to plumb the pump so that it 'may' assist but can't inhibit flow.
    Cheers Harvey
    p.s. Loving driving the c250td
  25. Re: 97 Merc 250TD W202 Suggestions on best WVO Setup

    1. Yes intending on a facet pump (4psi?) near tank to push wvo
    2. Will follow Tony's posted solution on this and Merc forums should the saddle tank issue occur
    3. Blending makes good sense. 15%...
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