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    Re: Problems with 1HDT on SVO

    Hi Mark
    I had one of these 1HDTs and found a problem once affecting power which turned out to be a problem with fuel line clamps on the send line after the heat exchanges going loose sucking air and...
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    Cooking oil cruiser

    Hi guys
    I was an active member a few years ago and travelled many kms on SVO. As I found this forum a great place to exchange information at that time I would like to share this video I recently put...
  3. Thread: Antioxidants

    by oztec2007
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    Sticky: Re: Antioxidants

    Hi Surfie
    I always had to add white spirits to every tank of cooking oil as it seemed to let the longer chains or fat pass through the system easier and extend the life of the fuel filters. Around...
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    veg oil including palletons give away

    please send me a message if your interested. mostly oil no fat approx 4000 litres 6 palletons. Served its purpose have used around 20k sofar, time to try something else.
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    Re: walbro FRB 5 strip down

    Hi 03Hiace

    It's another one of those false alarms. Bloody murphy.

    I found out why the lift pump stopped yesterday as I bypassed it and went for another journey today.
    I noticed my diesel fuel...
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    walbro FRB 5 strip down

    Hi all

    My walbro pump has recently developed an intermittant problem.
    It's nearly 4 years old and has had plenty of use on svo.

    It stops and then blows the fuse a short time later.

    Iv'e...
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    veg oil dregs give away

    Hey Guys
    I have five cubies with oil in them, plus 1 empty cubie.
    Just load on the first empty cubie and I can pump it in one at a time.
    It will take 2 to 3 hours to pump it.
    I am an SVO user so...
  8. Re: Anyone know how to remove/clean the mesh screen inside a Walbro FRB-5 pump ?

    Hey Craig

    No those filters are after the walbro lift pump
    Instead of the inbuilt screen filter I just use the garden hose filter placed inline before the walbro lift pump.
    It a very coarse...
  9. Re: Anyone know how to remove/clean the mesh screen inside a Walbro FRB-5 pump ?

    Hey craig
    I found any form of screen filter was bad news.
    Mine used to clog up very soon after they were cleaned.
    So I just got rid of them.

    I upgraded to a larger twist on filter element on a...
  10. Re: Anyone know how to remove/clean the mesh screen inside a Walbro FRB-5 pump ?

    Hi Nuddy

    I took mine out too
    I just use an inline garden hose filter just prior to the walbro
    These can be bought at any hardware and from bigw or anywhere for about five bucks. They are about...
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    Re: A bit of a rap for Scintex Biofuels

    Hi Craig
    I bought a digital pyrometer from them recently, works well, also very happy with technical help.
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    Re: 1HDT Thrust bearing failure

    Hi Guys

    Done around 20k since rebuild.
    Have overcome a few problems since.

    ie coolant boiling in turbo,which turned out to be coolant concentration not strong enough. Just drained it and...
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    Re: SD 22 nissan on WVO

    Hi Guys
    I've done it a couple of times
    I've overridden my automatic system and shut down overnight on veg.
    It takes until midday and a couple of batterys, plenty of priming on diesel to get it...
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    Re: 1HDT turbo ohaul

    Thanks Smithw
    I piked out after the the large Oring in the ebay kit was too small.
    I'll see how long the old saying "If it ain't broke don't fix it" lasts.
    It's back in and working OK
    Mark
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    Re: 1HDT Thrust bearing failure

    Hey Johnno

    I did suspect that something had a feed in it and wouldn't be surprise if that's what it was.

    Mark
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    Re: 1HDT Thrust bearing failure

    Hi Tony and Gilfish

    The cav filter completely blocked up in the first 50km, I had only just installed it.
    The IP vacuum guage I use, went off the dial as the engine lost power.
    I changed the...
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    Re: 1HDT Thrust bearing failure

    Hi all
    Back on the road at last!
    Back on veg too!!

    Engine runs like it should, no rattles or ticking noises.


    Had a few set backs along the way including the dogs running off with a couple...
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    Re: 1HDT turbo ohaul

    Hey thanks

    good one. Youtube is the best!

    I'm having a bit more fun with this now because it's now my 2nd vehicle, so I'll give it a go.

    I'll definitely mark the compressor to the shaft and...
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    Re: 1HDT Thrust bearing failure

    Hey how yer goin

    not much of a lip on the top of the bore and pretty well none after honing so didn't bother measuring.
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    Re: 1HDT Thrust bearing failure

    Hi Froggo
    There was a build up of carbon under the rings.
    It took a couple of days to clean them up using a piece of broken ring to clean out the grooves under the compression rings and an...
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    1HDT turbo ohaul

    Hi All

    I have my turbo partly dismantled.
    Don't want to damage it.
    Does anyone know how to get the fans off and split it to replace the bearings and seals?
    see pics sofar
  22. Thread: 1HD-T woes

    by oztec2007
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    Re: 1HD-T woes

    Hey captain
    Sounds like a bit of bad luck
    Anyway hope someone knows what the're doing.
    Can they fix the same pump?
    I'm halfway cleaning up my pistons. It's a fiddly job but at least it's simple....
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    Re: 1HDT Thrust bearing failure

    Hi all
    Have got the motor completely dismantled now.
    Have discovered where the bits of metal came from and they are not the where I first thought and are from the thrust plate on the large
    idler...
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    1HDT Thrust bearing failure

    Hi all

    I found a couple of large pieces of the crank thrust bearing in the sump when I took it off to change the rings and big end bearings while I had the head off and it was still in the...
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    Re: 1HD-T crank pulley separated

    Number 2 crank pulley located infront of No 1 which only runs the air cond is showing signs of separating the same way.
    It's in the early stages
    you can see a crack developing in number 2 in the...
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