I bought this little blower for $10. The diaphragm appears to be cooked, but I hope to get it going at some point. (I’m not in a hurry) Homelite Leaf Blower HBBL26VN (26cc) Homelite Blower I found this note online – which suggests I should be able to get it running Genuine RUIXING Carburetor for… Continue reading Homelite Leaf Blower HBBL26VN (26cc)
Intake Air Hose Replacement
I noticed that the intake air hose between the Air Filter Box and the Carburettor had been repaired with tape, so I repaired the crack/tear in the rubber with by replacing the tape with ‘Gorilla Tape’, which lasted a few years. More recently I bought a new hose from Mazda Spares, and pleasantly surprised that… Continue reading Intake Air Hose Replacement
Ignition Coils and Spark Plugs for Mazda MPV or Tribute
Here here we go again, after a trip to Sydney in the pouring rain our Mazda MPV started to miss fire. This has happened previously, and so I knew where to start solving the problem. Even so I pulled over at a Service Station three quarters of the way to Sydney, NSW and sprayed WD40… Continue reading Ignition Coils and Spark Plugs for Mazda MPV or Tribute
Alternator and Regulator Challenges
I quite enjoy my van, however I have not really had an opportunity to take it on the open road, for a couple of reasons. Firstly it’s winter, and camping and touring during winter is not as much fun as Spring Summer and Autumn Secondly my van battery won’t hold a charge, which has left… Continue reading Alternator and Regulator Challenges
Why not do my own welding?
I’m Seriously considering learning to weld, and why not I say! It would be very useful around the home, and I will be able use my new skill to design and make metal bases for my cabins. These days you can easily source very affordable mig welders, and a good quality welding mask. Just check… Continue reading Why not do my own welding?