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    Re: Joke of the day

    Things I have wondered lately.
    Why do they put up roadsigns saying "distractions are dangerous" ?
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    Re: Joke of the day

    So the idot goes into spares at his local dealership and says "I need a part for my engine, its part #710. The guy behind the counter says part numbers dont have three digits, it cant be 710. the...
  3. Re: best vehicle to buy as a daily driver to burn BD or SVO

    I thought the 6.5 chevy had a stynadyne (or however you spell it) pump, which wasnt suitable?
    After being loaned a ss comodore for a couple of months and enjoying things like windy roads (I still...
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    Re: Is Hydrogen gas a biofuel?

    I think people tend to think of "diesel/ petrol/ gas" and "solar/ wind/ hydro" and ask where does Hydrogen go?
    For these, it goes in the "diesel/ petrol/ gas" group as it typically comes from fossil...
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    Re: Fresh 80 Series ready for Vege

    Toyota valves. If the return one doesnt work the same as the feed one, you could have tanks mixing. also have "power on for veggie".
    Better than a CAV? I have found the stock filters good. (one for...
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    Re: Is this the best pump for veg oil?

    Its soft mounted, but you cant hear in the car with the engine off. Its hard to hear under the bonnet with the engine off.
  7. Re: HJ45 troopy- Taking first breaths in the big wide world of SVO!!!

    My only thoughts are 10 plate heat exchangers are probably enough, Due to oil being easier to heat than coolant? (I run 2 on my cruiser, one before the filter and one before the IP.
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    Re: Is this the best pump for veg oil?

    Installed the pump in the engine bay (more protected)
    A bit fiddly to work out, instructions are in german, but google translator does a good job. Looped the bypass back into the feed line, wired...
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    Re: Smelly Bio drive

    Perhaps an association between the novelty shop and feeling odd due to smells? (large supermarkets have expiremented with smells and purchasing habits IIRC) All I know is (as a svo'er) I always get...
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    Re: Strange behaviour of my 1990 Hilux

    There (probably) is a mesh screen in the OUTLET from the pump. Its where your injector pump specialist looks to determine whats going on inside. whats in you pump will make its way there also.
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    Re: Is this the best pump for veg oil?

    A friend has the pump Tony has suggested, with a adjustable power supply on it, and has since removed it because of noise (which he suspects is due to variable power supply). I did contemplate doing...
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    Re: FFAs in SVO?

    I have used fats in one car, I put a bunch of copper coolant pipe in the bottom with a long fuel pickup (another copper pipe with small holes drilled in it) in the middle. it didnt have problems with...
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    Re: Original or Aftermarket filters

    Yeah, filters do fail at times. I have seen crap going straight thought them. (up to 1mm across)
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    Is this the best pump for veg oil?

    Hi decided to go the pump route for the landcruiser. Found these, of which I have ordered one...
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    Re: problems with 1hz

    Dont forget the fuel strainer in the fuel tank. Its fine mesh, and mine was completely blocked with grunge. You need to get to it under the back seat on the left hand side, remove the coverplate,...
  16. Re: Polllak valve alternative - gas solenoids

    I did find though that gas solenoids dont close if their outlet is pressurised they can leak backwards. I had it happen on a merc conversion, although I have forgotten how I plumbed it up.
    For...
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    Re: WVO Environmental Disaster!

    Large thick heavy plastic containers. Dont use ones that will crack from the $2 shop.
    Or an old car with a boot full of cardboard.
    If only I could say I have never done it.
  18. Re: Started install (LC 1HD-T) and have some questions

    1 yes the tanks do leak from one into the other. Unsure how much but not enough to worry about in Australia. Unsure if one is worse than the other (I use the 90L tank for diesel, and have replaced...
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    Re: injectors an pumps

    I dont think there are any rubber parts in one of those injecor pumps.
    Could get it checked, but the only way is to rebuild the pump (they can only visually inspect after pulling it apart, and if...
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    Re: 1HD-T woes

    Well I got the landcruiser back, last week!
    Filter bloke finally paid for injector pump, diesel guys went to put it back on and realised the bearing which holds the injector pump shaft was put in...
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    Re: R12 replacement air con

    What are the statistics on car fires caused by flamable refrigerants?
    If there are statistics, 69 Roadster, you should be able to provide them that demonstrate cars with flamable refrigerants are a...
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    Re: Stopped collecting oil.

    Can relate to this. Have a landcruiser still off the road, :mad: a merc which has a blown head gasket :confused:(I hope, or its :eek:) and another which is getting harder and harder to start:(. Now...
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    Re: Bowser servicing

    I would set the "price" at what you saving, either grams of CO2 or cents.
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    Re: Bowser servicing

    Just need a cash register and some 3 day old sandwiches for $9 each on the kitchen bench and you will be set?
  25. Re: Panama to Canada on WVO - 80 Series LC?

    Sorry by "Pump" I meant the injector pump, which dont like air in thier fuel, there have been a few people have suffered an O ring failing which leaks fuel out, or worse, knock the plate which covers...
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