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Old 05-01-2019, 04:07 PM
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And she just informed me that glass isn't allowed back into the house.She loves it when I do things like this.
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Old 05-01-2019, 04:32 PM
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...And a rolling emissions nightmare
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Old 05-01-2019, 04:40 PM
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I see no visible smoke difference. I figured by the time they truck it store it take it to the refinery, refine it and truck it back to the pump.. I'm probably putting out less emissions per gallon..lol as a side note, this being a military truck is emissions exempt. 4.56 gearing, no overdrive and 37 inch tires. 1 1/4 ton rating.. I'd be saved say the old girls probably still doing 13 or 14.
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Old 05-01-2019, 07:10 PM
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...And a rolling emissions nightmare
As if a 1980-something diesel Benz isn't already...I think that would be pretty sweet to burn crude! Send me a barrel!
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Thanks for the picture. That is Awesome!
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I just went out and moved the 300 d out of the driveway. I cannot believe how much quieter the cold starts are. I will get some more pictures of different grades of crude.
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Old 05-01-2019, 10:39 PM
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I will do that tomorrow.The Mercedes is getting the valves ran and some other minor work tomorrow. I will try to get a cold start video as well.
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Old 05-01-2019, 11:52 PM
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That is porter or stout. This belongs in OD?
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Old 05-02-2019, 09:05 AM
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I wanted to take a picture of the crude and forgot. So I went back to the well and drain some out of the discharge line into my Gatorade jug.normally I allow the oil to sit overnight to separate water out.by the time I had gotten home all the water had settled in the bottom of the jug even with movement in the truck. So it appears that the water separates out rather quickly. I'm going to take a small sample to work today to find the specific gravity of the crude.we have a small oil lab in our shop but I do not have signature cards for the chromatograph. I would like to see a component breakdown after it's been ionized. Our chromat is geared towards natural gas analyzation, but I may be able to look at percentages of sample on some key components.
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Old 05-05-2019, 07:16 AM
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When I ran my SDL on pure motor oil the car was so quite that it made NO diesel clatter whatsoever. It sounded like an industrious gasoline engine.

I want to see how my OM606 in my E300D reacts.
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That's the way this one sounds on crude, almost as quiet as a gasser.
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Old 05-05-2019, 09:56 AM
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I am going to do a side-by-side comparison on diesel versus crude.. I thought I had a nasty fuel tank due to the long-term storage. I have been running it off a 1-gallon container under the hood. Now I can fill the tank with diesel, and switch to crude oil with The jug under the hood and do a comparison. I am a little confused on the fuel tank,the pre-filter was trashed but the strainer and tank was clean.
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Old 05-11-2019, 06:17 PM
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In the summer,I usually unplug my cold start advance on my military truck. I noticed with about 95% crude oil mix, what happened it really didn't like to start without the advance plugged in. I unplug them because I don't like the high idle on a cold engine. The Mercedes doesnt seem to mind which fuel you use or what mix. I have not studied the om617 injection pump, but assume there is no cold start mechanism.
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