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Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,470
Posted By bonza
Q7 tows like a dream

better than any Land Cruiser that I drove and fuel economy is crazy with 3.0 tdi i got 15l/100 kms
best get 4.2 tdi - you will still race a few people off the trafic lights
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-17-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
just a quick update - gone through about 150-175...

just a quick update - gone through about 150-175 litres of fuel and no problem whatsoever - engine starts really well - have not checked the psi yet but I will and all in all really happy with the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-01-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
hey mate, you might be right, as I said I am not...

hey mate, you might be right, as I said I am not a mechanic, but the info I got was from a fuel pump guru in town.

Also there will be major dif in X-star and prostar I reckon.

I like the way you...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-31-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
Seen one on ebay for 20 bux in the states, might...

Seen one on ebay for 20 bux in the states, might give it a go at some time, thanks for your comments mate
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-30-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
How would you do that and what tools would I need...

How would you do that and what tools would I need not to break anything and I am not a mechanic or a very technical person either ;)
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-30-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
Hey bro, Yeah the hose between the reg and pump...

Hey bro,

Yeah the hose between the reg and pump seems ok - I have a replacement one in case that one brakes anyway

The pressure between the tank and the engine should be correct I believe - the...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-30-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
hey mate, the s8 might use that pump as on the...

hey mate, the s8 might use that pump as on the box - porsche, bmw, audi with no specific tags ;)

bottom of the pump is not secured - true - It is doable but this pump is slightly bigger and it sits...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-26-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
All fitted - big problem with factory hose -...

All fitted - big problem with factory hose - leaked when fitted on filter - had to buy new one and fit it with screw brackets - not sure if this is safe enough. Tested on the water fo 30 mins and...
Forum: Trailers 05-26-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By bonza
Thanks mate, it seems to be holding the oil -...

Thanks mate, it seems to be holding the oil - cannot notice any leaks or anything apart from the oil getting a bit less clear - not milky but slightly unclear. Would you advise to change it - there...
Forum: Trailers 05-18-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By bonza
Preparations - hub fitted with cap and sealed...

Preparations - hub fitted with cap and sealed with loctite on the outside, inside to the window and the outer collar which goes in the hub:

http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/1350/hub001.jpg...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-18-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
Fuel Filter to be fitted onto the original...

Fuel Filter to be fitted onto the original hose


http://img863.imageshack.us/img863/1056/fuelpump008.th.jpg (http://img863.imageshack.us/i/fuelpump008.jpg/)
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-18-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/4272/fuelpump01...

http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/4272/fuelpump011.th.jpg (http://img705.imageshack.us/i/fuelpump011.jpg/)

The connection at the top via original pipe and pliers...
Forum: Trailers 05-18-2011, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By bonza
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/30/fuelpump00...

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/30/fuelpump007.jpg/

sealed with epoxy and loctite - new 12 hole and stainless steel cap
Forum: Trailers 05-17-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By bonza
Hey guys, followed the photo school and managed...

Hey guys, followed the photo school and managed to take the cap off, cleaned it with white spirit, sealed it wit loctite sealant, drilled out and taped bigger hole in it, got a stainless cap to fit...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-17-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
had to finish as had a meet 5-9 but tested it...

had to finish as had a meet 5-9 but tested it with new pump rated for 600 bhp and shet loads of psi and works.

will probably put factory filter on the top on what is on the pump and put a HD diesel...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-17-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
fitted the pump 10 minutes ago and it works,...

fitted the pump 10 minutes ago and it works, engine start incredibly quick, need to fit it more properly tomorrow and screw it all in and fit a fuel filter on the red pipe, well try to update with...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-16-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
hey man, you are right it is an option I am...

hey man, you are right it is an option I am considering as well, I looked at the very similar pump that pumps out 60psi but on the other hand maybe its a good idea to buy a super duper Bosch pump and...
Forum: General / Other 05-16-2011, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By bonza
Thanks mate

Thanks mate
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-16-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
Hey guys, I went to FUEL PUMP SHOP locally and...

Hey guys, I went to FUEL PUMP SHOP locally and they said the following

1. MC fuel pump was bound to fail as 2 filters is to much and pump pushes fuel better than sucks
2. Buy a bigger BOSCH PUMP for...
Forum: General / Other 05-15-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 437,346
Posted By bonza
Removed the fuel pump of my MCX 2004 X-Star and...

Removed the fuel pump of my MCX 2004 X-Star and searched the forum for the replacement options :(
Forum: General / Other 05-15-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By bonza
X-star 2004 Mcx Twin Fork Full Service On 500 Hours

Hi guys,

My boat is temporarily out of use due to fuel pump issues and trailer hub leaking.

Would love to do a service on her.

What would you recommend for a full 500 HRS service and what oils...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-15-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,584
Posted By bonza
X-STAR 2004 MCX TWIN FORK FUEL PUMP AGAIN 323 # 4D03C Carter

Hi guys,

Been on the river today, sesh not so good ended up with boat starting and then cutting off and a tow back to the shore by a fishermen boat ;)))

Anyway, thought it was my dual battery guest...
Forum: Trailers 05-14-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By bonza
Thanks man, I appreciate it. My one still holds a...

Thanks man, I appreciate it. My one still holds a bit of oil in it and I top it before I go to the river but wd rather had it replaced. also thought about just trying to re-seal the plastic window...
Forum: Trailers 05-13-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By bonza
hey man, mine one are aluminium but they have a...

hey man, mine one are aluminium but they have a plastic or glass window to see how much oil is in them and this is where it leaks - no dealers in queensland
Forum: Trailers 05-13-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,333
Posted By bonza
It looks like push on, no place to put a wrench...

It looks like push on, no place to put a wrench unless its some magic wrench.

I used Catrol trans oil 80w 90 mineral epx - was told by castrol rep its good

I had the tire off, clean it all out and...
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