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  1. Thread: series 60 brakes.

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    Re: series 60 brakes.

    Thanks the front brakes are fine, so will have to go through the system to find the problem. Think the problem may be the master cylinder, which will check today.
  2. Thread: series 60 brakes.

    by Alga
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    series 60 brakes.

    When got my series 80, gave my series 60 12ht sahara to my neighbour to use as her car had carked it. Last week she told me her brakes seemed funny, when checked found the left hand rear brake...
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    Re: Coolant sensor location 1HDT

    Jens, you may find after a while you will have fuel blockages from the main tank, you can't fix them by draining the tank as there is a box type thing in the fuel tank which the pickup sits in, it's...
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    Re: Coolant sensor location 1HDT

    G'day Jens, you'll find it on the right side of the oil filter, just under the manifold. Can be hard to see as the fuel lines are above it. You'll have to take the oil filter out to get to it, same...
  5. Thread: washing with heat

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    Re: washing with heat

    G'day Cade, this may not be relevant in this case, but may add some light to what's happening. Have only ever heated BD when drying on the sun, but have heated VO to almost boiling temp to see what...
  6. Re: looking at converting my 2002 Landcruiser with 1HZ engine to WVO

    Series 80 cruisers, have a 10mm fuel line and in my experience, it's adequate to run vo with a push pump installed at the firewall

    Perolin, take out the filter on the fuel line pickup in the main...
  7. Re: looking at converting my 2002 Landcruiser with 1HZ engine to WVO

    G'day Paul, I run a 1hdt series 80 cruiser on VO, as long as you have it set up right it works well. I don't use a kit, made it up myself and you need to have the following for it to work in my...
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    Re: Musso Fuel Gauge stuck at 3/4 tank

    Tony, have the same fuel gauge problem in all my vehicles running on VO. Tried everything, replaced senders and cleaned them up, but over time they go back to acting weird and can go from full to...
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    Re: Problems with 1HDT on SVO

    Have no idea whether it cleans the system or just the chambers, but from my perspective it makes a difference. Have tried it with and without a HE, found it seems to work better when the engine is at...
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    Re: Problems with 1HDT on SVO

    As a chemist, surely you would know the attributes of ATF and how it operates in an engine. As with non synthetic 2 stroke, they have cleansing agents in them and those contribute greatly to cleaning...
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    Re: Problems with 1HDT on SVO

    My 1hdt has been running excellently, early this week got back from a round trip to Nth NSW and it performed flawlessly over the 4000+klms. Don't care what anyone says, with these engines you need...
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    Re: Blending Diesel with Filtered Vegetable Oil?

    Tony, I have a 671gm common rail, it runs much smoother and quieter in vo. Agree the fuel mostly comes into contact with the fuel system, but as on all engines, there is a certain time in the...
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    Re: Blending Diesel with Filtered Vegetable Oil?

    You're right Smithy, adding BD or vo increases the lubricity and makes engines run smoother. There have been many studies which support this, ultra low sulphur diesel, doesn't have the lubricity to...
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    Re: Cooking oil cruiser thanks for

    G'day Mark, I agree there are many different ways others have plumbed for vo. My experimentation was over a decade ago for vehicles and my first use of VO in engines was back in the late 1970's, so...
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    Re: Cooking oil cruiser thanks for

    Interesting video, certainly not the way I have or would set up a 1hdt, to complicated and failure prone. Just settling your oil is also dangerous in my opinion. Have found the difference between...
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    Re: 1HD-FTE and bio performance fix

    Also found filters vary with brand, finally got my 1hdt going well. Had trouble with the large amount of fuel they circulate, so changed the system so all fuel goes through the HE and now there is no...
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    Re: Members willing to share oil with travelling members

    Same as limoman, collect oil along the road and filter it as you go. You can either get filter bags, use those supermarket green or blue re-usable bags, or if you have a trailer, carry a centrifuge....
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    Re: Filter blocking in less than 100k

    Not really a drama, just a learning experience.

    Thanks Tony, didn't notice that stuff up. Looped fuel returns work so much better with VO, especially if you have an engine that has a big fuel flow...
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    Re: Filter blocking in less than 100k

    Had a bit of a problem like this years ago, when using petrol as a blend, but don't think it was the petrol blend or whether it contributed to the problem. Never had a problem since switching to dino...
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    Re: How do I plumb in a heat exchanger?

    Mark, had the same problem as you with the main filter. Now can flush the lines in a minute and having looped the return line and added ball valves, can control where fuel comes from and goes. So...
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    Re: terrano dying after a few k's

    All my vehicles have the push pump near the tank, except for the new series 80 cruiser. There is nowhere to put it with the dual tank setup, so like Artrix, have put it at the firewall and you can...
  22. Re: Glycerol / glycerine / biodiesel byproduct as rust inhibitor?

    Straight veggie oil may be better for a rust inhibitor, BD is a great cleaner and takes oil out of concrete quite well. On my boat where veggie has spilled, leaked or whatever on metal there is no...
  23. Thread: Been a While

    by Alga
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    Re: Been a While

    Love the Buick, does it run in veggie and has a V8 diesel. Does it have a dickie seat in the back, a friend of my grandmother had one with a dickie seat and us kids rode in there. Was pretty young at...
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    Re: terrano dying after a few k's

    Artrix, if you want some clear hose in your system, try 12mm food grade nylon hose. Have that in all my vehicles, it replaces the 8-10mm metal fuel lines from tank to as close to the engine as...
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    Re: terrano dying after a few k's

    Had a problem like this on my canter truck, tried everything including re plumbing, putting air through the system draining the tank and nothing worked. Turns out the new main fuel filter was a dud...
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