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by inkblotz
Sat Nov 01, 2008 4:37 pm
Forum: Tech: Alternative Fuels: Bio-fuels, WVO, Ethanol, Propane, NG, Solar
Topic: WVO Centrifuge progress
Replies: 14
Views: 2387

Re: WVO Centrifuge progress

As spoken by Forrest Gump (with the accent please):
"Lieutenant Dan, you've got legs. Magic legs."


Mark :D
by inkblotz
Fri Oct 31, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: Tech: Alternative Fuels: Bio-fuels, WVO, Ethanol, Propane, NG, Solar
Topic: WVO Centrifuge progress
Replies: 14
Views: 2387

Re: WVO Centrifuge progress

I have already run it several times it is perfectly balanced and runs very smooth. On it's maiden voyage when I actually use the WVO oil I will look for signs of trouble like lights dimming and calls from the power company. :D :D Mark My design is a take-off on the simplecentrifuge.com design. I was...
by inkblotz
Fri Oct 31, 2008 4:57 am
Forum: Tech: Alternative Fuels: Bio-fuels, WVO, Ethanol, Propane, NG, Solar
Topic: WVO Centrifuge progress
Replies: 14
Views: 2387

Re: WVO Centrifuge progress

Here is the test tube centrifuge before I had it carved out.

Mark
by inkblotz
Fri Oct 31, 2008 4:55 am
Forum: Tech: Alternative Fuels: Bio-fuels, WVO, Ethanol, Propane, NG, Solar
Topic: WVO Centrifuge progress
Replies: 14
Views: 2387

WVO Centrifuge progress

I am coming close to finishing my waste vegetable oil centrifuge. For those of you not familiar here is a little background. Since the WVO will come from the the local restaurant containing various food particles and possibly some water you need a way to remove them to get to the pure vegetable oil....
by inkblotz
Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:48 am
Forum: DIY: Electrical Troubleshooting
Topic: 2002 electrical trouble shooting manual
Replies: 0
Views: 536

2002 electrical trouble shooting manual

For those of you with a 2002 G wagon I found this PDF in mercedes star tech recall section. It provides info about the Electrical specific manuals available their cost and part numbers for the 2002 model. http://www.startekinfo.com/StarTek/outside/8351/?requestedDocId=8351 Additionally for you 2005 ...
by inkblotz
Sat Oct 25, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: G People, Events, Treffens, Trail-Runs
Topic: G-Treffen 2008: Death Valley...Stories and Photos
Replies: 58
Views: 4703

Re: G-Treffen 2008: Death Valley...Stories and Photos

I stumbled across Marty's (our FJ participant) post about his adventures in Death Valley on an FJ site. Thought the group would be interested:

http://www.fjcruiserforums.com/forums/e ... rsion.html

M
by inkblotz
Thu Oct 23, 2008 3:35 am
Forum: Info: How to locate and purchase parts for your Gwagen
Topic: W463 spare tire mount
Replies: 7
Views: 800

Re: W463 spare tire mount

What inspired my earlier post was this pic that I found a few years back of this guy that wrecked his G and was selling parts off it. Note the wheel carrier in the back window.

Mark
by inkblotz
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:20 pm
Forum: Info: How to locate and purchase parts for your Gwagen
Topic: W463 spare tire mount
Replies: 7
Views: 800

Re: W463 spare tire mount

There was one made by Mercedes. Hard to find. It may have been for the 461. I am sure Jonathan's will be more affordable.
by inkblotz
Tue Oct 21, 2008 4:45 am
Forum: G Wagen Technical Forum
Topic: Water pump?
Replies: 5
Views: 750

Re: Water pump?

Jonathan I will need to look into that spray-on stuff. I am still a little old school and have not researched the cool new stuff. As an added measure would you use the factory paper gasket plus the spray-on stuff?

thanks
Mark
by inkblotz
Tue Oct 21, 2008 3:24 am
Forum: G Vehicles FS/FT/WTB
Topic: 1981 300GD SWB Mint Condition
Replies: 12
Views: 1189

Re: 1981 300GD SWB Mint Condition

I believe once you go past the 25 year old mark how it was imported legally or not becomes a non-issue.

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