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Forum: Alternative Fuels 05-05-2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
WVO design pumps

I have two WVO design pumps that are much better than the Raptor Pumps. One needs rebuilt the other not sure about but at this point it has been sitting for most of a year.
Forum: Alternative Fuels 05-05-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
CR heater was an injection line heater and I...

CR heater was an injection line heater and I think it just wiggled to much and died.
The Liberty had a 3 tank system it had two grease tank one was mounted as a spare tire that was not heated and...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 04-29-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
NO, I think longer and more consistant flushing....

NO, I think longer and more consistant flushing. Plus the Common rail heater died. I abused the crap out of it. But made good money delivering in the car. I let my brother use it for 7 month and he...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 03-17-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
Sold

$3200 Car max offered $750. I just left. Local car dealer went up to $2000. Junkyard offered $2000. I placed a new ad that Said $3400 firm and everyone came by and offered $3000 no more. I said no...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-22-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By grease lightnig
Get a W211

I am starting think the biggest issue is not the brakes but the sagging suspension.

The tires wear hard on the inside edge. I have seen it on multiple cars.

Bob
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-21-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
I think I am going to make it to 300k miles...

I think I am going to make it to 300k miles before something goes terribly wrong. The Mercedes has 248k now. And I drive 1000 miles a week on average since September 31. Then something is going to go...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-21-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
Sorry

It is per watt not 1000 watts. thanks for correcting. I have a devise called a Kil-O-Watt it is suppose to tell you how much electricity something uses. I plugged my Centrifuge into it; it costs...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-21-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
There is more to it than that. But 80k/20*$4...

There is more to it than that. But 80k/20*$4 =$16k But some times I got better mileage and some times fuel was cheaper But I also was "selling" grease for a $1 per gallon until October of last year...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-20-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
I have not tried the Lubo Molly. From earlier...

I have not tried the Lubo Molly. From earlier posts, I will look out for that.

I do not have a dip stick to check the oil but the computer tells me consistently. Yes the Air Filter gets oily...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-18-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
I figure I have saved $15000 in fuel over the...

I figure I have saved $15000 in fuel over the last four year just on this car. I am ahead of anything this nice and it still work. And it still works good. I spent $600 last month on fuel and oil...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-14-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
I was just momentarily at 120. I have been...

I was just momentarily at 120.

I have been hesitant to try manual control of injection system I will work in that it does have an on off switch

The real problem is I have $2000 in my car fund...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-14-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
It is a lot of blow by and it was burning 1 quart...

It is a lot of blow by and it was burning 1 quart every 3 k miles then one oil change I drained and filled and it was burning every 200 miles. Yes I got it up to 120 mph a few times on trips across...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-14-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
It is not that simple but about 80k miles. I...

It is not that simple but about 80k miles. I pulled the grease system out 10k miles ago because something was wrong with it and now I am spending $500 a month extra on fuel. I need to get that system...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-14-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
It leaks a little oil from the drivers side...

It leaks a little oil from the drivers side somewhere It has 247k miles. It does not smoke at idle but give a bit at full throttle. I think the water injection keeps it from looking bad. But it...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-14-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
Dura Lube worked the best it went from a quart...

Dura Lube worked the best it went from a quart every 200 miles to every 500 miles. I am on my second batch. I tried every other one I can find for sale locally also.

I added a small bottle of oil...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-13-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,665
Posted By grease lightnig
2005 E320 CDI oil burner

I am burning a quart of oil every 500 miles and I have good blow by (dah) it seems to be stuck rings. It sounds like it needs a quart of oil at idle. Even when full.

My question is how long do...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,046
Posted By grease lightnig
Get a W211

Get an 05 E320 CDI. Worlds apart and really not that much more money than a 210. The plastic fuel parts on the 210 are worth not getting it for. Those things just suck!
Forum: Alternative Fuels 10-20-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
Runs better now.

Car is running better I have my wife driving it. It is burning a lot less oil. I removed the veg oil system for the most part I still have to take some of the parts out. It is a slow process.

I...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 10-20-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By grease lightnig
I removed the grease tank and reran the hoses so...

I removed the grease tank and reran the hoses so it is now a diesel car again. Next Up I have to remove the veg pump and FPHE I was think of leaving the semi truck filter in the car and having the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 10-06-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By grease lightnig
Was it worth it?

That is the greater question. I figure I have save $10k in fuel savings driving this car. It was $13,70 when I purchased it. And it is more than that because when your fuel is free you drive harder,...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 10-01-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By grease lightnig
Info.

I can not do picture unless you email or text me. Send me a private if it is important. Car is black with gray interior. A little dirty inside and out but will clean up well. It has navigation but I...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 09-29-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,192
Posted By grease lightnig
2005 E320 CDI $4000 235k miles

Burns a quart of oil every 400 miles. Has a new water injection system. To help it stop burning oil. Cold A/C , Heat works (overflow tank leaks out the bottom needs to be fixed also) otherwise a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-29-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,087
Posted By grease lightnig
Ideal diesel Mercedes

You still have not said how much for $4000 there is a 2005 E320 CDI with waterinjection and 235k miles (why it is so low priced) Cold A/C good heat heated seats great car except it uses oil every 400...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 09-15-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
Anti freeze

Anti freeze was just for a little color I was considering adding some green food die. I am just going to keep driving it until it runs better or stops running. I am pulling for the runs better.
...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 09-13-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
water injection

I installed the water injection system and for the whole first day I raced around town full throttle. Blowing black smoke everywhere I went. I left the vacuum set at the factory 10 psi setting for...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 09-06-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
Replies

I have the best grease in the south Florida area, or so I have been told. I get mine from a high end burger shop that has a hard time cooking the fries if it get to old. And they have three fryers. I...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 09-03-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
CDI

I do not find that true as my wifes Jeep Liberty has 140k grease miles of it 205k total miles and it runs great. Jeep CRD are not really that reliable either which makes it even more shocking.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-02-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By grease lightnig
Adding water injection

I purchased a diesel water injection system. The system runs on boost pressure/intake pressure to spray a fine mist of water into the intake. But on my 2005 E320 CDI there is no vacuum hook ups.
...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 08-26-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
Pictures

If you send me a private message I will e-mail you pictures and you can post them otherwise it is a fat chance that I can post pictures. It is really not a bad car considering most of these are going...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 08-25-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,291
Posted By grease lightnig
Selling 2006 E320 CDI WVO. $6000

I really good conversion. With 38 gallon custom Aluminum tank in the trunk. Three Greasecar Valves Two SV100 One SV250. The diesel is looped while running grease. It uses a WVO Design Fuel pump that...
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