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  1. Thread: diesel fuel

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    Nope, not me. I was planning the whirly bird...

    Nope, not me.
    I was planning the whirly bird test. But until I have R5k to splash, that's on hold.

    I wish I could care to post, but honestly, I just can't be bothered anymore.
    If pics of new...
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    Hey! It's Mister Goldfish! 8s memory and all....

    Hey! It's Mister Goldfish!
    8s memory and all.
    Hey guys, don't forget to add to add 2 stroke for extra powah!

    I still wish I could get the 5k together again to test it all.
    I had it. Set aside...
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    I watched, and am watching tributes to...

    I watched, and am watching tributes to Christopher Hitchens.
    Wife is watching movies in bed.
  4. I'm not a Toyota fan... But at over 200 000km...

    I'm not a Toyota fan...
    But at over 200 000km I'd expect all components to be reaching their life's end.

    With over 300 000km on the clock I expect a vehicle to be a virtual wreck requiring major...
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    Depending on road, traffic and vehicle...

    Depending on road, traffic and vehicle conditions, speed can kill.
    Wet roads especially. Where it is possible to lose control of a vehicle in a straight line, due to excessive speed only.
    In a...
  6. Thread: 3.2 or 3.5

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    Always love these kinds of comments... "Errr......

    Always love these kinds of comments...
    "Errr... Well, I have no facts... But take my word for it."
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    Can i have quick jab here? Tongue in cheek. ...

    Can i have quick jab here? Tongue in cheek.

    The one that makes it to the judges on own power ;D
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    About as fair as it would be to say that it will...

    About as fair as it would be to say that it will leave deposits in your exhaust as per lead in petrol...
    Not that we see excessive upper cylinderhead wear, even using diesel diluted with parafin....
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    First one. Nope... Diesel is derived from a...

    First one. Nope...
    Diesel is derived from a different part (sg) of crude oil than the oils or 2SO or petrol.
    Crude oil tends to be thought of as "oil", but it really is not.
    So no, the burning...
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    I'm in a worse predicament... I have a fine...

    I'm in a worse predicament...
    I have a fine listed on the net as NAG. My wife is currently driving the car. I have emailed everybody including the NPA (National Prosecuting Authority) to try trace...
  11. Really? Seriaas? I didn't know that... How did...

    Really? Seriaas? I didn't know that... How did you... nevermind...
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    I got nothing more... The bit that I found...

    I got nothing more...
    The bit that I found interesting in the article posted above, is that the higher the combustion temp, the more ash you need in the oil.
    Which is why only TCW3 is ashless.
    ...
  13. I will need a bigger gun, a flame suit and body...

    I will need a bigger gun, a flame suit and body armour before I can actually post in this thread...
    I must stop now... I can't hold it in!!!!!!!!

    Edit:
    How about some proper advice...
    Uys,...
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    I'll join the "I design industrial diesel...

    I'll join the "I design industrial diesel equipment for a living" group.

    I do however own a camera... And a watch, a cell phone and power tools...
    I think therfore I'm qualified to actually speak...
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    Nope not at all... I was given the nickname in...

    Nope not at all...
    I was given the nickname in my early 20s for my driving style ;D Driving style you can only adopt with a petrol >:D
    So it's literally redliner... I just capitalize both R's to...
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    Really nice article. I enjoyed it.

    Really nice article.
    I enjoyed it.
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    Nothing wrong with my diesel views ;D Based on...

    Nothing wrong with my diesel views ;D
    Based on fact, backed by theory and maths. Though it's been hinted at, that my calculations are wrong, no-one has been able to pinpoint any error in any formula...
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    I'm ok with that. I'm also the guy with all the...

    I'm ok with that.
    I'm also the guy with all the reports, tests and expertiments, reports and studies attached, for all to see, to back my claims.

    So let's leave it at that.
    Know that I will...
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    I really don't see the need for this again. So...

    I really don't see the need for this again.
    So I'll keep it short.
    You have no way of verifying what you just said there...
    2 to 2.5? Really? That accurate hey? Not 1.9 to 2.65? Sucking numbers...
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    I'm thinking more about the black smoke vs...

    I'm thinking more about the black smoke vs incomplete combustion...
    Think the colour of the smoke when you have dud glow plugs...
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    Sasol lab says they'll detect it easy. As 2SO...

    Sasol lab says they'll detect it easy.
    As 2SO and diesel have different boiling points, they'll simply do a boiling point test on a sample to know if it's been tampered with. After that, they can do...
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    Should I really correct this? I know you know...

    Should I really correct this? I know you know better...
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    My emphasis there would be different. The first...

    My emphasis there would be different.
    The first and only word I'd bold in the bit you quoted, would be the word "cleaner". Now I'm sure you'll interpret that as, the fuel must be produced with less...
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    hehehehehehe... I'm more interested if you...

    hehehehehehe...
    I'm more interested if you notice "better and more complete combustion"?
    Do you notice "better atomization of the fuel"?
    Please describe method used for this "noticing".
    Those are...
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    BS... Don't backtrack now... This was not your...

    BS...
    Don't backtrack now...
    This was not your line at all...
    You held the "fuel is crap as it leaves the refinery in SA" line...
    Now suddenly a total different argument is in agreement with...
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    All manufacturers of 2 stroke oil indicate that...

    All manufacturers of 2 stroke oil indicate that it's for use in 2 stroke petrol engines... Not for 4 stroke diesel engines.

    And you want to complain that I don't do my research? Seriaas? Are you...
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    To show me a broken engine means nothing. There...

    To show me a broken engine means nothing.
    There are lots of broken engines at rebuilders.
    There are lots more unbroken engines running in vehicles.

    Ofcourse they are getting more broken engines....
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    The lubricity problem was a problem world wide...

    The lubricity problem was a problem world wide when the low sulphur diesels were introduced. You can see this in At's 2003 report, where the problem was identified.

    An alarming number of modern...
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    This is true but again... The manufacturer pays...

    This is true but again...
    The manufacturer pays a premium to the insurer. And the insurer makes a profit.
    Don't think the manufacturer can pass warranties left and right, have the insurer pay for...
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    SARS yes. Weird I know. But I spoke to Sasol...

    SARS yes. Weird I know. But I spoke to Sasol today.
    SARS have inspectors that roam around and do random tests at garages with the equipment and training required, to check for diesel dilution.
    ...
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    I do lose it sometimes, sorry... But yes...

    I do lose it sometimes, sorry...

    But yes indeed! You can never know enough, nevermind everything.
    It's not always that easy to get information here though.
    But it's worth the effort. Though in...
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    I am really hoping to get some stats from SARS...

    I am really hoping to get some stats from SARS about the frequency and prevalence of diesel dilution in SA. Since they have the inspectors, they should have the stats. Just waiting for some contact...
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    Weirdly, you are here on your soapbox, advocating...

    Weirdly, you are here on your soapbox, advocating that people should spend money on 2-stroke?
    Which does not even help in the least bit to the number 1 cause for failures in turbo diesels in SA?
    ...
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    You'd think that those same manufacturers would...

    You'd think that those same manufacturers would investigate if the warranties are abnormally high, since it eats into their profit directly.
    No motor manufacturer makes money out of warranty...
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    Ofcourse I'll get aggro when people waste space...

    Ofcourse I'll get aggro when people waste space by super-sizing a question and colouring it. As if I'm going to read a statement part of a post, and not read the question part of it. If you're scared...
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