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Re: Running alcohol or converting to electric to preserve ...
It was (still is, actually) an old 25 hp VW running at 1,700 rpm on atoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
governor. I suspect that the low speed
In a message dated 9/15/2010 1:27:50 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
This is interesting firsthand information.
1. How did you provide more lubrication to the valve guides on the VW
engine? I would think this might have caused valves to stick. The intake would
tend to suck more oil down the stem and burn in the combustion chamber, and
that oil process might bake onto the stem of the exhaust valve.
It is good to know that it worked regardless.
2. The alcohol idea is encouraging for those who can make their own
alcohol for nothing except their own labor, like someone off the grid who needs
to operate a generator.
I wonder if alcohol is what give your Peel the strato-burst of
--- In _Arcane_autos@... (mailto:Arcane_autos@...)
, four4dhc@... wrote:
parents lived off the grid in the Sierra and I built them an air-cooledVW
powered generator system running on LPG. It worked well and was cheap toto
provide special lubrication to them, then it survived well.almost
twice as much so fuel mileage is poor. The more I look at alternativefuels,
the better old gasoline looks. We only need to be way more judicious in
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