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  1. Re: Latest model Landcruiser engine compatible

    First things first, do some more reading and searching about conversions. as far as conversions go for WVO, I cant help you there. But I do have a 1HDFTE. I would not attempt to run it on veggie. The...
  2. Cheap 4.5kg fire extinguishers - Brisbane

    Surplus 4.5kg ABE dry powder type fire extinguishers. out of date but still perfectly serviceable.

    Brisbane. about 10 left. Workmate wants them gone. if you are interested PM me. you will have to...
  3. Re: show of hands for Brisbane get together

    change of circumstances unfortunately. I wont be able to host a meeting this year. sorry folks.
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    Your right Tony. Im not sure what cost that will come at though. I will look at a few different materials. perhaps heavy duty visqueen (builders plastic) will do the job, thats about the cheapest I...
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    Re: 1hz pump rebuilt costs

    Had my pump rebuilt years ago (maybe 7 or so years? not sure?) by a bloke who i paid $2.5k. Told him it must have viton seals in it when rebuilt. I didnt know what I was looking at and accepted it on...
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    I like the way you think mate, but that would ruin my strategic advantage......:cool:

    Whilst its all going well at the moment, I have developed a leak in my bund, which is somewhat problematic to...
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    Well I managed it, and I am a happy little chappy. The radiator concept worked a treat. Saturday I plumbed up my radiator and the wash water sprayer with the flow meter / controller. Sunday morning...
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    Re: Head gasket in a can

    Hay mate, yep it was steel. I just gave it a wire brush at the time from memory. Maybe try it out? wet some black steel with bio and see if you can easily / wipe clean it and get it to work. might...
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    Re: Head gasket in a can

    This is the stuff.

    http://www.selleys.com.au/fillers-putty/epoxy/knead-it-steel/

    I was on the plenty highway years ago on my way to a new job a roxborough downs on the border of Qld / NT in my...
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    Re: Head gasket in a can

    Mate I have used the putty steel kind of 2 part mix a few times. It’s not an additive but something that you apply on the outside. It has got me out of trouble sealing fuel tanks, radiators etc....
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    So I knocked up a rough radiator fan setup this arvo, I think it’s gunna work a treat. 2324

    Zero cost. All made from scrap in my shed. Just need to make a simple stand and plumb it in.

    Thanks...
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    Re: Indonesia goes to B50 next year

    I agree with Michael its probably just a political reaction.

    I do think that we are all reading the article wrong though. Its definitely poorly written, and the author has done a small amount of...
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    So I have done another couple of batches now, and they have been quite the success.

    On the last one I noted a definite reduction in by-product. probably in the order of 8-10 L out of a normal...
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    Re: Twin tanking and pumps

    Just make sure the pumps have non return valves in them. The cheaper facets will allow flow back.
  15. Re: show of hands for Brisbane get together

    You think I would let you near my laundry with a hammer???? ;)
  16. Re: show of hands for Brisbane get together

    Gents,

    october might be a problem, as I should be starting my laundry reno then. it might have to shift into November? probably best so we can try to get a few more? it will take me probably 4...
  17. Re: show of hands for Brisbane get together

    That’s great Harvey! I’m also pretty busy for a bit too, so I can say with out a doubt it won’t be this month. Ill take stock and suggest a few dates soon.

    I just ordered an automatic water flow...
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    Thats actually a pretty good idea. I think I have everything I need. As for solar, I'm pretty sure I have that licked. my existing 14 kW system should be able to handle that!!

    as for hi tec, well...
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    Ok fellas, I’m a convert. Did what you reckon with the 5% prewash and it worked fine. No real noticeable increase in yield though. The only thing I have found that I need the second heat cycle after...
  20. Re: show of hands for Brisbane get together

    Glad to hear it! ;)

    seems like forever since we caught up.
  21. show of hands for Brisbane get together

    Jens spurred me on.....

    so any takers?

    if there is enough interest I will look at dates etc.

    If not I will just ask Jens to come up for a BBQ. :cool:

    Brisbane north side.
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    Mate thats very cool. It would be sub zero though if it could close a valve on a preset value!

    Me thinks I will get one of those. much more accurate than what I was doing. I am going to order one...
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    Excellent. Thanks for the good explanation in lay terms. So on the yield side of things I can possibly gain 4 litres of bio from putting in 10 litres of water and mixing for another 20 mins I think...
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    Hi Michael,

    good to hear from you mate. You still brewing? if so I would love to show you my setup now. its quite 'hitec'.. you would love it. I still have your blue drum as well for you.

    yes...
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    Re: My first wash. AARGGHH

    Thanks Tilly.

    I read the thread and man that seems counter intuitive, but I will give it a go. seems like an emulsion waiting to happen. I guess the water qty would be less that what I used the...
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