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Old 03-02-2007, 05:27 PM
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Lovecraft on Ebay now

Check this out...

http://item.express.ebay.com/Biodiesel-SVO-WVO-diesel-conversion-kit-for-Mercedes_W0QQitemZ230075575327QQihZ013QQtrZexpQQcmdZExpressItem

Lord, help us...

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Old 03-02-2007, 05:40 PM
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Barely looks like a $100 kit, let alone $500+.
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:44 PM
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I did not see the "maintenance free" filter. Hmmmm.
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70's Southern Pacific #5608 Fairmont A-4 MOW car

06 VW Jetta TDI 133K miles-replaced the other '06 that quit after 300k miles. (did not catch the bad cam in time)

91 W124 300D Turbo replaced, Pressure W/G actuator installed. 195K

90 Dodge D250 5.9 Cummins/5 speed. 400K
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:44 PM
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You guys are obsessed.
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Old 03-02-2007, 05:46 PM
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I wish Lovecraft would set up shop in Dallas, so that I can have access to more parts cars...
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70's Southern Pacific #5608 Fairmont A-4 MOW car

06 VW Jetta TDI 133K miles-replaced the other '06 that quit after 300k miles. (did not catch the bad cam in time)

91 W124 300D Turbo replaced, Pressure W/G actuator installed. 195K

90 Dodge D250 5.9 Cummins/5 speed. 400K
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Old 03-02-2007, 07:22 PM
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I wish Lovecraft would set up shop in Dallas, so that I can have access to more parts cars...
Find an engine to pull that railcar of yours over to LA and you'll be set!
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Old 03-02-2007, 07:41 PM
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you can find all of those parts for under $300 total. and thats buying them from other dealers who are already marking it up for their profit too.
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Old 03-02-2007, 07:44 PM
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You guys are obsessed.
Uhh, yeah, we're obsessed with Mercedes diesels.
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Old 03-02-2007, 10:41 PM
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I want that flag they are using as a backdrop for my garage
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Old 03-02-2007, 11:20 PM
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I want that flag they are using as a backdrop for my garage
Maybe that's why the kit cots $500
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Old 03-02-2007, 11:37 PM
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Um, don't they sell that kit on their site for $425?

http://www.lovecraftbiofuels.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=1&Itemid=26&vmcchk=1
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Old 03-02-2007, 11:38 PM
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Maybe that's why the kit cots $500
nah those flags go for like 10$ on egay.. I found some.. Ill buy one next month
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Old 03-03-2007, 12:36 AM
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Find an engine to pull that railcar of yours over to LA and you'll be set!
It has a Ford industrial 183 in it now...a 240D engine would be better!

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70's Southern Pacific #5608 Fairmont A-4 MOW car

06 VW Jetta TDI 133K miles-replaced the other '06 that quit after 300k miles. (did not catch the bad cam in time)

91 W124 300D Turbo replaced, Pressure W/G actuator installed. 195K

90 Dodge D250 5.9 Cummins/5 speed. 400K
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