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by Steptoe
Tue Mar 06, 2007 1:54 pm
Forum: Natural Gas Forum
Topic: Lets get this one started!
Replies: 22
Views: 15318

In the practical world...yep lets accept low emissions, low power (or expense of engine rebuild) tank milage sucks The camaro I have no idea what it runs on petrol as it hasnt seen a drop in over 20 yrs, LPG 60l tank SB chev I run about 130 miles CNG on a 6cylinder 80L refill at 60 miles That is not...
by Steptoe
Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:36 pm
Forum: Natural Gas Forum
Topic: Lets get this one started!
Replies: 22
Views: 15318

About 20 odd yrs ago LPG and CNG where both common and freely available I had the Camaro on LPG and The Holden Station Wagon on CNG The CNG was way cheaper to run, but the weight of the tank and the range from a tank sucked big time Running CNG on a petrol engine..even tuned and curved it was gutles...
by Steptoe
Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:55 pm
Forum: General Tech
Topic: Seal Pro Pistons opinions please
Replies: 0
Views: 2829

Seal Pro Pistons opinions please

I was supplied Seal pro as ACL Aussie pistons where not available at the time. and was assured they where good pistons The fine print on the label in the box says "made in Mexico" After stripping the engine we found #5 dia from just below the ring and bottom of the skirt was 24/1000 !!! This related...
by Steptoe
Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: model E adjustment question
Replies: 2
Views: 1816

This forum is a great resource for those who wish to learn and share!
Not only that....Im missing that page out of my manual and couldn't remember the measurement!!!! Setting up this evening
Great resource and dont know how they do it...great timing too!!! :shock:
by Steptoe
Wed Feb 28, 2007 3:02 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: High power propane
Replies: 12
Views: 5143

A couple suggestions to consider.. Cam with 202 valves... Due to the high volume of the mixture one needs a lot of lift (I run 530 lift with 303 std fuelies) on the other hand I dont need high rpm (4500 plus) so need a small about (218)duration for 1200 to 4500 rpm. Im not on a race track so went to...
by Steptoe
Fri Feb 23, 2007 1:03 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: Propane and exhaust system
Replies: 7
Views: 2377

I tried a semi hi rise...low end can only be decided as crap re power and economy
So I dropped a divider in, a slight improvement but still was crap.
duel plane performer and made huge change.
by Steptoe
Wed Feb 21, 2007 1:56 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: Drop tee for residule collection
Replies: 4
Views: 1375

NZ LPG is dirty... Many years ago I was told by a local installer who had been trained by IMPCO, and worked for the IMPCO agents here.. Always mount your mixer with the outlet to the bottom, and facing forward. Forward because under very heavy acceleration the forces could effect the diaphams Outlet...
by Steptoe
Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:59 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: Propane and exhaust system
Replies: 7
Views: 2377

Going dedicated Propane or duel? Look at it this way...an engine built for petrol runs petrol well And LPG for LPG runs well...a compromise is just that Running a hi octane fuel on a low octane engine doresnt work as good as a low octane engine running hi octane fuel. A LPG engine needs bigger breat...
by Steptoe
Fri Feb 16, 2007 1:28 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: Cold Weather Starting Video
Replies: 18
Views: 4082

My understanding is that there's more butane in NZ LPG You are correct...butane, iso butane, propane Upto very recently one just did not know what one was going to get until one put the pedal to the metal... Sometimes the car is real alive, and a tank never seems to run out, once in a while one wou...
by Steptoe
Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: Cold Weather Starting Video
Replies: 18
Views: 4082

We dont have temps at home here like that...2 or 3 frosty mornings a yrs down to about -4 C.... If car hasnt been started for a few days, it is sometimes hard to start. When we go Sth down to the snow, I assume temps like u have, it will not start when left over night, thu that could because the the...
by Steptoe
Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Legislation and Incentives
Topic: O.Reg 211/01 - Fixed Level Gauge
Replies: 6
Views: 4161

Fortunately rules in Canada are such that (obviously!) no smoking in the area, pumps a certain distance from buildings, pilot burner or main burner inside vehicle turned off (camper, special vehicle), and even nearby lighting of the pump has to be approved The draw back with rules is they are not a...
by Steptoe
Wed Feb 14, 2007 10:54 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: Conference Call
Replies: 10
Views: 2670

Consider not only time of day but day of the week..
Keep in mind today here, (Thur)in the states it is still Wed
7am here is 7pm UK give or take an hr for daylight savings
by Steptoe
Wed Feb 14, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Propane Forum
Topic: Conference Call
Replies: 10
Views: 2670

if there are any gamers in this forum, Hmmm how serious a gamer? Like being in squad for 8 or 9 yrs, compete in squad organized tournaments like football teams do? ladders etc Thats where a teamspeak server comes in. There are many sites that run permanent servers with different 'rooms' General cha...
by Steptoe
Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Legislation and Incentives
Topic: O.Reg 211/01 - Fixed Level Gauge
Replies: 6
Views: 4161

Sry back to the bleed valve. Where dose this bleed to? The fittings a bleed valve is in a sealed box in the trunk To access it means opening this sealed cover. The exhaust for this valve is a rube that exits the car to an outside point beyond the edge of the car...by the time the bleeding liquid rea...
by Steptoe
Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Legislation and Incentives
Topic: O.Reg 211/01 - Allowable Activities for the Hobbyist
Replies: 6
Views: 3796

Bottom line, from the installers perspective..his name goes at the bottom, anything go wrong and it is his head, income that is on the block. For a qualified installer to sign off, one generally has to know the guy well and know you and your workmanship.... Your workmanship will be reflected in your...