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    Re: 5W50 or 10w50 or 20W50

    Yes I suppose an accumulator would do the job, I am not familiar with them at all. If i did that I think I would use a fuel relay valve open when ignition is on , closes as soon as you turn off, and...
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    Deisels run on herbs and spices

    You know you can even make deisel engines run on Herbs and spices......
    Mussolini made the trains run on Thyme.
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    Re: 5W50 or 10w50 or 20W50

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    Check if this part fits your vehicle
    Contact the seller
    possibly with some hard copper plumbing , T peice at the oil pressure take off
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    Re: 5W50 or 10w50 or 20W50

    [FONT=&quot]P TO 5% WHEN YOU BUY MORE
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    Re: 5W50 or 10w50 or 20W50

    Hey Toni thats something I have wondered about for half my life [ electric oil priming pump ] something you could hit foe 3 or 4 seconds prior to startup, so that you already have oil pressure when...
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    5W50 or 10w50 or 20W50

    I know all the stuff about viscosity when cold verses viscosity when hot, Please dont go there, also as my engine has 1/2 Million ks on it I like a slightly heavier oil, hence the 50 grade rather...
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    Re: terrano dying after a few k's

    Good to hear you have some progress, sounds like your on the right track. If you have just bought one of those little square pumps,,,, an idea for after Xmas when the rush is over. Disconnect...
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    Re: terrano dying after a few k's

    Be very thankfull its a mechanical pump, and not the later electronicly controlled, witch are grt when they are NEW but a nightmare as they age. On the older Terranos access to the fuel tank is under...
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    Re: terrano dying after a few k's

    Is the IP mechanicly controlled , cable from accelerator, or electricly controlled VF zexel pump, throttle position sensor and black plastic box on top of IP withwires going to it.?? If its...
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    Re: terrano dying after a few k's

    I had a terrano for a couple of yrs. I remember reading they were prone to fuel lines corroding. Fuel hose is pretty cheap, run a new fuel hose from the tank [ i think you get at it under passenger...
  11. HJ60 Landcruiser conversion, longrange tank upgrade with pics

    long Range tank/bullbar made from 2 houshold gas tanks, main tank 90ltr ,long range tank 150ltr, 20ltr startup tank on back door withits flexable outlet on bottom left alowing back door to...
  12. Re: Nissan 3.0ltr Patrol , has sub tank. Computer stops 2 tank system.

    Theres an ideal spot rear passenger side of the engine bay for a 10ltr startup tank. Then i can leave the other tanks as original , if i put 2 solenoid valves after filter [main tank, startup tank]...
  13. Nissan 3.0ltr Patrol , has sub tank. Computer stops 2 tank system.

    Just bought 2004 Patrol. It has factory fitted second sub tank. I thought this would be an easy 2 tank system, readymade. BUT now find, you cant switch between tanks. Fuel is always taken from the...
  14. Re: Petrol is just going to cost a lot. I don't get the uproar.

    I havnt read the whole post [sorry]
    Gandhi said, "You must be the change you wish to see in the world ".
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    Re: BIG Improvement for aftermarket Turbo's

    Hi Tilly, No the intake on the old 2H landcruiser engines is on the RH side of the engine And exhaust is on the LH side so a normal aspirated setup the air intake and air cleaner are on the same...
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    BIG Improvement for aftermarket Turbo's

    Air filter on my HJ60 was really on the wrong side of the engine, plus the existing air filter was SO in the way.
    I ordered a "pod filter", used the original filter top cover to fabricate what was...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    Thanks for info tony , 50A for the Gps was an off the top of my head figure for Total GP current draw. I just assumed with that current the voltage would still be up around the 12v mark. seems its...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    Just sitting thinking about my own setup and how it might be relevant to this thread.
    Original GPs 6v Automatic relays would supply 12v for 4 sec. and then cut back to 6v for 30 sec.
    Added manual...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    Hi Tony from what I understood [ thats not much ] tbird used a separate battery +ve wire from that battery going to terminal on #1 GP and _ve wire going to the terminal on #2 GP . The resulting...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    Gilfish, yes i think you are right about butane, not propane.
    tbird, I think by connecting 2 x 12v plugs in series you create the same effect as a 24v plug, do this on the bench and observe, you...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    Propane is what is in those BBQ aerosol packs. Hi Nuddy. If you use it to "preheat" before compression i imagine you mean to burn it in the manifold, before entering the cylinders? Prob i see...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    mine used to have 10.5v plugs
    due to a bit of hard winter starting ,i removed existing glow control setup and replaced with a push button via 100amp relay direct to bus bar.
    Now because wife cant...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    Tbird raised an interesting point

    "As I understand, to start a diesel engine, the combustion chamber needs to reach flash point temperature. Hence the need for GP's. Do they really need to go to...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    Hi shared some fuel with fellow traveller some time ago, he was having GP probs, and finally did away with them. The setup he had come up with was a gas pressure pack from one of those tiny portable...
  25. Thread: Piston Slap?

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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Thanks Tony,, for your post ealier in this thread I will try water mist, my HJ60 just turned over 600K 300K on wco ,getting a bit hard to start,but in fairness the injectors have not been touched in...
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