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Old 09-10-2006, 11:38 PM
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Can anybody here teach me how to do the Vegetable Conversions. Will gladly pay.

I am interested in learning how to do the conversions myself. I am in Los Angeles and will gladly pay anyone in the area to teach me how to do it. Does anybody here convert cars for people. If so how do I contact you? You can contact me chosenberg@hotmail.com
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Old 09-11-2006, 12:14 AM
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Where are you located?
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Old 09-11-2006, 12:39 AM
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wvo conversion

'Hit the search buton.Complete packages ...tank, heaters, etc. available.

'you're gonna want to replace all the lines with "VITON" and maybe replace
your I.P. seals with new "VITON" seals.
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Old 09-11-2006, 12:48 AM
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Conversions

I am located in hollywood and will gladly pay anyone to teach me how to do it.
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Old 09-11-2006, 12:50 AM
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This guy supplys plans for a DIY conversion:

http://vegoilconversions.netfirms.com/
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Old 09-11-2006, 01:44 AM
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In your climate, you may be able to use filtered, dewatered WVO cut with 20% regular gasoline (plus biocide) and maybe a 12 V pad heater or on the IP lines. This would save lots of $ for a conversion and you can allways use dino diesel.
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Old 09-11-2006, 01:47 AM
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You may be able to get a converted car from the "Mercedes Wrangler". He normaly buys MBs in your area, converts them fro sale in Seatle. I do not know his email address.
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Old 09-11-2006, 03:02 AM
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You may be able to get a converted car from the "Mercedes Wrangler". He normaly buys MBs in your area, converts them fro sale in Seatle. I do not know his email address.

That guy is a scam artist. Do a search for Brian Lovecraft
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Old 09-11-2006, 11:30 AM
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Go to frybrid.com --- read his archives. I see complaints about his customer service, but he seems to have high quality products ...
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Old 09-11-2006, 11:31 AM
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'Hit the search buton.Complete packages ...tank, heaters, etc. available.

'you're gonna want to replace all the lines with "VITON" and maybe replace
your I.P. seals with new "VITON" seals.
No. Viton is necessary for biodiesel, and fuel lines only - IPs are totally fine.
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Old 09-11-2006, 12:34 PM
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No. Viton is necessary for biodiesel, and fuel lines only - IPs are totally fine.
Whew. Glad to know that. I was getting ready to run out the door and check my IP.

What car are you looking to convert?

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Old 09-12-2006, 01:21 AM
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I just acquired a 1980 TD Diesel Wagon. I'm looking to convert it myself. I don't want to pay alot for the parts. Where can I get the parts at a good rate? Should I try Frybird. Will lovecraft just sell the parts?
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Old 09-12-2006, 01:27 AM
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I just acquired a 1980 TD Diesel Wagon. I'm looking to convert it myself. I don't want to pay alot for the parts. Where can I get the parts at a good rate? Should I try Frybird. Will lovecraft just sell the parts?

Please dont go with lovecraft, they suck bigtime. If you ever plan on driving up north sacramento has fattywagon and they do great conversions.

fattywagons.com
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Old 09-12-2006, 11:53 AM
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I just acquired a 1980 TD Diesel Wagon. I'm looking to convert it myself. I don't want to pay alot for the parts. Where can I get the parts at a good rate? Should I try Frybird. Will lovecraft just sell the parts?
You will be far better served with Frybrid, despite the rough-edged customer service. Lovecraft reportedly bypassed the factory filter by drilling a hole into it, and replacing it, naturally leaving metal filings inside to get sucked into the pump. Your choice, spend a little bit and ruin your car, or spend a little more and enjoy low cost clean fuel.
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Old 09-12-2006, 12:08 PM
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Anyone know of a good east coast based conversion company?

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