Changing Fuel filters on perkins 4.270d

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I changed the fuel filters on Nora. The port engine is a 4.270d as opposed to the starboard one is just a 4.270. Apparently both are marinesed combine harvester engines. 1960 and 1961.

The manual pump is different on this side. It’s a plastic cylinder than unscrews then acts as a piston. It took 170 pumps to bleed both filters from empty.

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The filters even have little handles to pull out.

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It took 10 minutes in total to change both filters, Bleed them and start the engine.

I did not replace the o rings.

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My roses are suffering…..!

The plant that recovered:

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The plant that was not affected:

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The plant that is still afflicted.

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Zoomed into the afflicted plant

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Sunset

It was one of the most gorgeous sunsets I’ve seen for a while last night.

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sneaking off work to the beach

I had to go pick up some furniture that I’d bought online yesterday morning. It was so nice I ended up talking the dog for a walk along Aldeburgh beach.

The sculpture on the beach is pretty cool.

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Weekly tweets!

  • roofing http://t.co/nYXae99L #
  • I feel like I have spent the weekend painting doors. #
  • Sunrise http://t.co/krwiHanX #
  • Well Osborne's had me convinced. I've been wrong these years and the Tories are really for us all. They are on my side. He just told me so. #
  • Got a Brother MFC-7820n that misfeeds. Cannot fix it. Any #cambridge printer repair shops? #
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This blog is seriously lacking in owner attention….

I do neglect this blog badly. Still blogging about our latest building project though.

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Weekly tweets!

  • How times change. I have DVI and HDMI cables coming out my ears but can I find a VGA cable? #
  • Anyplace I can get brewer's yeast (for cider) in #Cambridge or should I just use baker's yeast (hey it's all S.cerevisiae right!)? #
  • need to rescan my Mythtv freesat box soon. http://t.co/x7rD8orC #
  • Looking for an access point to add to a Draytek2820n. Only need roaming. No WDS. Cat6 backhaul. Any suggestions? #
  • emailed a company's technical support only to be told blatant bollocks. What happened to good technical support? #
  • finished The Atrocity Archives (The Laundry Files) by Charles Stross http://t.co/eHgw3J8a #Kindle #
  • There's a Mountain Lion and Lion supplemental update this morning. That sneaked under the rader. Must be urgent. #
  • No builders on site today. It feels weirdly quiet. #
  • Voyager has left the building. http://t.co/5ZvlpnXU We are now a interstellar travelling race, almost. #
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Weekly tweets!

  • .. and so the rain really starts #
  • Builders started early. I was out walking dog so did not hear the grinder start. Apologies to neighbours #
  • Anybody around #horningsea keep pigs? Will have a lot of apple pulp (after juicing) on Saturday. #
  • So the two tubs of ice cream are actually frozen stew. #
  • Finally. iOS6 syncs draft email. #
  • It's the #Horningsea Apple Day this Saturday http://t.co/f7nOs5fa #
  • The Prisoner's Dilemma and climate change http://t.co/cVOpEQnY #
  • I see an update to #skitch feeling hopeful. #
  • Ready to press some apples? #horningsea Apple Pressing Day is today #
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Weekly tweets!

  • As a shedworker when winter comes it get's me down! Surely we can have a few more days of sunshine, pretty please! #
  • Why do I have to use "Messages", "Adium", IM+Pro" and "iOS Messages"? Apple should "buy" Adium. I would love that. #
  • Enjoyed Judge Dredd the movie. No Sly though the Chopper graffiti made up for that. #
  • iOS6 is downloading……! #
  • New versions of Skitch, iOS, OSX ML update AND SuperDuper. With these Fererro Rocher you are spoliing us etc… #
  • So cannot flag Gmail emails and I seem to have lost multiple Twitter accounts. Is iOS6 an upgrade? #
  • .@Skitch get it together. Two crashes after three screenshots. Why are you in the dock and not in the titlebar. #
  • Every single comment on the Skitch 2.0 blog is negative. http://t.co/eFMNnrYn I'm not enjoying this new version. Plus it crashes a lot! #
  • .@skitch how do I change the pen size for annotations? #
  • The oak frame has been sandblasted today. http://t.co/W4ylevxh #
  • A true mobile office http://t.co/aq3aACat Not sure I could do this. But I'd like to try. #
  • BBC NEWs just describe Nigel Farage as "charismatic". Do they know what the word means? #
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Weekly tweets!

  • Shit. My credit card pin is on the leaked list http://t.co/0Qi1Q0dn #
  • with the Retina MBP and ML connecting to wifi is slower than my ZX81 #
  • New meter. http://t.co/pItH0fFE #
  • Looking at lighting for the extension. In this day of LED, CFL etc. why the fuck do manufacturers not quote lumens so you know brightness! #
  • Extension Building: Covering the oak frame http://t.co/PDh9fauN #
  • Extension Building: floor and dwarf walls http://t.co/JzJxXSMb #
  • Bloody winter. #
  • Zorro at home in the new Plough and Fleece, Horningsea. http://t.co/QrVILhm2 #
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