How To Adjust A Torpedo Heater

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Arch Stalnaker: Thanks you fine sir.

jaybird33081: Question. I have a toro porta heat. The side of it says to have the psi at 5.50. I put a gauge on it and adjusted the pressure. but if i go below 9psi it just shoots smoke out. I put a new spark plug in it, cleaned the nozzle and put a new air filter on it. Any Ideas?

Herbert Humphrey: Thank you I got one for free in pices and this was the last step adjusting it to burn better .. works great ..thanks

Bigfr4nk: very helpful

berkmanyt: Nice demo

The motorsports project: Does this keep it from smelling like an airport taxiway?

faffaflunkie: How about Home Heating Oil- Will it run on that?

Zoro Zornes: thanks,  my heat baffle was almost a maroon when it was running,  Icleaned everything , even new hoses, and fuel.  still smelled and burned my eyes so I screwed the adjuster in 1/2  turn  ,  now it burns a dull orange,  no more  problems.  thanks.

cathy munson: Thanks, we just got 1 at the flea market today, and it really needed some adjustments,  now we know how to do it!

brandon eggeson: thank you ser for showing this video. by far the best one ive found. helped me fix my heater.

Trevor Bybee: My Mr Heater 50,000 BTU will not push fuel out the nozzle. I cleaned all the lines out and I cleaned the fuel filter out as well. Does anybody know why I'm not getting any fuel. And the heater also craps off after about 1 minute of it running. Is this because the photocell does not detect light so it shuts off? Please any help will be awesome. I also cleaned the photocell with a rag.

2cyclemix: Is diesel #1 the same as diesel pump fuel you can purchase at a gas station for a truck?

Ted Hall: Got two of these as part of buying the house. Hadn't a clue how to operate them. Will be thawing pipe this afternoon!  Thanks.

Mandy Nihiser: Very helpful, thanks

Rusty West: I was just given a Remington 150 and I am wondering what I need for a hose to go from the heater to the pressure gage.  It looks like you have a nice little rubber hose with fittings.  Did you make that and if so what kind of fitting do I look for to fit the heater?  If you bought it where do you suggest buying it?  Is it a standard size?

moparmusclecars: My 30,000 btu heater I can't dial down to 3 psi, and screwed the adjuster screw counter clock wise all the way and it still shows about 4psi. Is that ok?Also, my other one shows about 2psi, and it should be at 3.6 psi (50,000 btu heater) but turning it all the way clock wise, it won't move up. What is the problem? Both will run sometimes and they have the plug firing, It appears they are spraying lots of fuel, but just don't ignite to start working all the time. I can see the nozzle spraying fuel, but both will shut off before they actually ignite. At other times they ignite. What is wrong? I ordered a photocell to change out in one.

Mosby's men: you think one of these could be made to run on 12 volts by changing out the blower motor ?

Courtland Beale: There doesn't seem to be any forum that tells what happens with too much pressure.  As the video poster says and I've witnessed, too little pressure seems not to burn completely.

Does anyone know what too much pressure does or know why it maybe be bad?
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