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    Re: 1st time WVO blending

    I drill the MB pre filters out ever so slightly to increase the inlet and outlet diameter, ensuring no swarf enters the filter body.
    Never had a problems with leakage despite the fact that they dont...
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    Oil supply SW Sydney Available

    Hi All,
    As I'm now getting more oil than I can use from one of my suppliers, the oil from the other is available.
    2-3 20lt drums per week of clean oil from convenient location.
    Laurie
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    Re: A couple of questions WVO mid north coast nsw

    I now have over 150K on my Musso Sports on blended fuel.
    A mate bought one a couple of years after me, has a lot fewer kms and only runs it on dino.
    He has replaced just as many if not more GPs in...
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    Re: Pre Heating WVO before injector pump

    Thanks Tony.
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    Re: Pre Heating WVO before injector pump

    My experience aligns with pretty much all that has been posted. Especially not bothering using any electronic fuel heating system.
    I have had the two 20PHEs block up however after many years of use...
  6. Re: Converting a 'new' vehicle to use vegetable oil

    They are not pretty but the Musso Sports dual cab 04-06 (as distinct from the earlier wagons) is ideal for running on waste vege oil (WVO).
    The fact that most people like you, aren't familiar with...
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    Good Quality WVO Available SW Sydney

    Hi All,
    I no longer require WVO from one of my suppliers in Narellan near Campbelltown.
    It is good quality, stored in 20lt drums in a storeroom with car park access for fortnightly pick up and...
  8. Thread: Piston Slap?

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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Hi All,
    Its been a while so thought I would offer a further update on the injector nailing.
    I've continued with the occasional 500mls of turps into a full tank of fuel and the occasional couple of...
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Hi All,
    Just and update...
    In the interim I've been adding a little turps with a splash of kero and also the odd couple of litres of ULP to each tank.
    The noise at cold startup is much reduced so...
  10. Thread: Piston Slap?

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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Hi Cade,

    No cold start mechanism that i am aware of.

    Just noticed in your footnote a reference to reverse flow on the CAV?
  11. Thread: Piston Slap?

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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Hi Capt,
    Its a possibility but I tended to discount IP issues as the noise is only intermittent on cold starts and usually not that at all on warm starts. Also the car is running great.
    Any...
  12. Thread: Piston Slap?

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    Re: Piston Slap?

    When I started this thread I was concerned that the brief rattling noise that I could often hear on start up was piston slap as a mechanic mate suggested.
    Further investigation has shown that its...
  13. Thread: Piston Slap?

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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Hi tilly,

    Thanks for informative and money saving advice. Much appreciated.
    I do share some confusion with the other guys however. See below. As the composition on MSDSs for each are the same I...
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    thnx tilly
    i recall looking into it some time back but couldn't clarify if white spirit is mineral turpentine which I don't think it is. Not sure exactly what white spirit is...maybe dry cleaning...
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Hi All,

    Just an update. After running several bottles of commercial good quality injector cleaner and also a few % of ULP in several tanks, there seems top be little change in the startup noise.
    ...
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    and this one. Great reference to use of vege oil (or more bio) towards the end of it.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4E28hDgXCw
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Yes Tony spot on.
    I just came across this vid which describes it all.
    My engine is only in the very early stages of this noise.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dseUEVVGsAw
    Laurie
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Hi All,
    Just an update....
    After running almost two tanks of fuel with Nulon injector cleaner I think that things are a little better.
    The intermittent rattle/light clunking/tapping sound...
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    I picked up some diesel injector cleaner today and will post the results after I have emptied the tank.
    Laurie
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Thanks Guys,
    I ran the Navara on straight ATF for short periods a few times to clean the system and I think it helped. The engine certainly ran smooth.
    I also set up a water injection system on the...
  21. Thread: Piston Slap?

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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Sorry Tony,
    I didn't explain clearly.
    The 350K is on my old Navara.
    The Musso Sports has the issue and it has 170K however thinking that its probably an injector issue.
    Laurie
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    Re: Piston Slap?

    Thanks for the responses guys.

    After some more observation I've noted that the rattle is inconsistent. Often not there on wvo or only for a few seconds after a cold start up.
    Its much more...
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    Piston Slap?

    Hi All,

    Bit of a hard one with the Musso.

    For several thousand kms now there is a distinctive rattle/knocking/tapping on startup (sometimes). Car has 170K on it now. this goes away shortly...
  24. Thread: ULP Blending

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    Re: ULP Blending

    Thanks Tony,
    I was hoping not to have to reinvent the wheel.
    I remember seeing a 'viscositymeter' somewhere on the forum with one plastic soft drink bottle inverted over another and the openings...
  25. Thread: ULP Blending

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    ULP Blending

    Hi All,
    I haven't regularly used petrol for blending previously but dont see a problem in smaller percentages.
    Was wondering if anyone has an idea on what approx ratio of ULP to WVO would be needed...
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