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    Re: Drum of Methanol (44G)

    THis has gone to a good home now guys

    Craig
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    Re: Drum of Methanol (44G)

    If it was you Tilly - i would give it to you for all the good work you have done over the years on here

    Craig
  3. Used Oil - 20L drums - free for pickup

    GUys,

    I have gotten rid of my suburban and am now getting rid of all the Oil equipment etc.

    IN my front driveway i have approx 40 x 20L drums of oil that have been sitting since the beginning...
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    Drum of Methanol (44G)

    Guys,

    My Diesel suburban is no more and i have no plans to replace it.

    I have a drum of Methanol that i purchased just before the first lockdown in Sydney (last year) it is sealed with the...
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    20L drums of WVO available castle cove

    Guys,

    I have approx 40 drums of good quality WVO - first in best dressed - PM please - Sydney - North Shore

    Craig
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    Re: Glycerol / glycerine / byproduct pre wash

    Yep i find the same thing - if you let it sit for too long and cool then it will only just creep through a 1 inch hose to drain it - then once it is in your 25 litre drums it is a slow process to get...
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    Re: Glycerol / glycerine / byproduct pre wash

    I always pre wash mine with the Glycerine - i add 40L from the previous batch to 200L of oil.

    I do the heat up phase from 5AM on our lowest tarriff for two hours so the oil gets to about 40C, add...
  8. Re: Making biodiesel while maximising PV usage

    The element one is easy and done more simply than messing with resistors (which are just going to use the same amount of power and dissipate it as heat). Get some lower powered elements - the best...
  9. Re: Oil for free !! Pick up Sydney North Shore - Chatswood

    Hey Gem,

    Yep i have a surplus most months - our contact is a bit picky about collection so i am happy to keep collecting it - when i have excess will let you know. Just gave away about 30 drums...
  10. Thread: Drying WVO

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    Re: Drying WVO

    Good idea in the summer - but are you planning (and have a good enough oil source) - to do all your oil processing when it is hot over summer and then store it through the winter - othwerwise you...
  11. Methanol in Sydney - am i the only one making BIO in Sydney ?

    GUys,

    Other than Whiteys anyone else in Sydney sell bulk Methanol (44's) ??

    Surely i cant be the only left making BIO ??

    Craig
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    Re: CAV / DELPHI filter installation

    I have noticed the last couple of times that i have been changing filters exactly this issue also - more so on my BIO filter than the WVO filters (both are CAV filters) - i had never thought about it...
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    Sydney Methanol Suppliers

    Guys,

    I have been getting my methanol from Univar at Alexandria and Ingleburn for a long time now - have been trying to call them for the last week or so and their number is coming up as...
  14. Re: 1999 W202 Mercedes C250 Turbodiesel for sale

    Tony what has been done in terms of conversion of this car - are you running it on oil or bio? 2nd tank?
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    Re: WVO gear pump

    Yep the Small block chevy pumps are good - just difficult to find. I also find that there is very little meat on the housing to enable you to put a decent size port into it - the biggest i have...
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    Re: WVO gear pump

    Yep i have had the pump #2 for about 5 years now - it pumps WVO and BIO all day with no issues.

    I have noticed recently that it is not drawing quite as good a suction when try to pump bio - and...
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    Re: Animal fats in WVO

    John, sounds. Like you have space best bet is

    Upflow. Settling - introduce your new oil slowly at the bottom of your storage vessel - if possible have the outflow of that vessel go into a series...
  18. Oil for free !! Pick up Sydney North Shore - Chatswood

    Guys,

    I have 24 drums of oil that has been sitting for a couple of months now - i am chockas at the moment - if anyone wants it - it is freely available - all in 20 Litre drums - stored out of the...
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    Re: Glow Plug Destroyer - see pics...

    You probably know this buy you can get self regulating glow plugs that will do an extended glow at a lower voltage - Bosch Duratherm is the make for my car.

    Craig
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    Re: SVO home heating

    Tony - have a look at these little units - they are amazing

    http://www.seeedstudio.com/wiki/Wio_Link

    Basically plug and play range of sensors - all controlled with a smartphone app - but also...
  21. Re: I need a mechanic to convert my LR Perentie to S/WVO, in NSW

    I dunno if you will have much luck finding a mechanic to do it.

    There used to be a member on here who did the conversions for money - but he has not been active for a long time.

    The usual...
  22. Re: About to Head off again on another Adventure on SVO

    Hey Kevin,

    Sounds good - so the filter pre the raptor pump - is that just one of the sintered units with a mesh inside a glass housing ?

    Do you loop your fuel or return to tank ?

    What engine...
  23. Re: About to Head off again on another Adventure on SVO

    Looking great Kevin.

    When you get a chance give us a rundown on the Vegoil side of things and also the engine setup, heating etc etc for the bus.

    Craig
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    Re: Weedyau's processor build

    If you have got off peak/time of day billing for your power then you could go even lower - around the 1500w mark.

    have it come on at 10PM when the power gets cheaper - our drops from 27c to 12c...
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    Re: SVO home heating

    Surfie,

    I chased Kroll up a while ago as we have a big gas boiler that runs our hydronic heating setup and costs me somewhere around $1800 for Winter. The Kroll unit was $6K with the Boiler...
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