EPIC Best near fail cold start Detroit Diesel smoke show MCI MC9 bus
*READ This is the first video with my new Samsung F40 Camcorder. My batteries are almost 4 years old, they are tired and my fuel is exceptionally old as well. I haven't added diesel in over 2 years now. I finally had to put some jumper cables on it. I think an 8V71 starts better. It was 26 F during the night during the vid it had warmed up a lil to around 50F. Keep in mind all the fluids/hidden metal are 30-40 F. I have another cold start vid from last year. This year, I had to grab my car to jump the bus off after the first attempt failed. I assume engine rotation speed by the starter affects start up. Even with additives, the diesel is just old. I put 67 gallons in I believe two years ago which filled it to the top, there's about 179 gallons, 95% usable I believe.
Scania K82 cold start
Scania K82 1985 cold start with forced fuel injection. It must have been
COLD... don´t remember...
Diesel Generator First And Last Start
As many know, Direct Energy, and others electricity retailers in Alberta
are absolute criminals. As if our rates aren't already the most expensive
in Canada, they add an apx $80 monthly "distribution charge" to the bill
every month. Since we now own two homes, we cut the bills down by shutting
off the electricity at the "cottage". We have been running the cottage off
12v car batteries, and the little 1000w generator.
The 1000w genny has been really efficient. I can't get over that it runs
for 8 hours on $4 of gas. Wile running it is working to power all the
lights in the house and battery chargers for the car battery lights. Video
of them to come, no I don't have headlights duck taped to the walls. There
is an old vid of the generator here
I really bought that generator for work, so I almost need to replace it
with something. I have always wanted one of those 10hp diesel motors they
sell at Princess Auto. They cost about $800, but go on sale for $500, and
I keep thinking I will buy one to power my tank track garden tractor, as
So when Princess Auto put the diesel generator on sale, powered by my
beloved diesel engine all for $800, there was no losing. I have a new
generator and my much wanted air cooled diesel! I could make the tank
track garden tractor a "diesel electric" like the 400 ton heavy haulers,
and trains. In the summer when my tank track diesel electric snow plow
(thats a mouth full) isn't needed, I pop the generator off for work.
Wow was I wrong. Maybe I got the one bad unit, but it didn't work right.
Besides the somewhat expected ridiculously hard to start in the cold. I
had to recharge the starter battery so many times I didn't turn the camera
on for the time it actually started. But I did get some of the madness on
film. It makes me sad editing this video together, I really wanted this
generator. Put I am really happy I got it from Princess Auto, because I
know they will take it back with no problem, unlike like Canadian Tire, and
a lot of other retail bee-otches out there.
HTZ T-150KM with Scania DS14 V8-diesel starting -4 degrees.
I installed Scania engine in Harkov T-150K last winter because the old
engine was leaking coolant to engine oil. There's self made adaptor plate
between engine and transmission case. Scania DS14 engine was bought from
junk yard. I made it only minor repairs to the engine like replaced one
broken cylinder liner with new one and installed new nozzles.
Old start/Cold Start Rudy's 1963 Mack B81 w/ 711 Mack Turbo Diesel. First start in 10+ years.
Rudy hauled home his most recent purchase today, a 1963 Mack B81. Two fresh
batteries got it to crank after some tinkering with the terminals. Had to
spray some PB in the turbo and pry it
free with a screwdriver. Started on ether. It's not drawing any fuel at the
moment, that's a project for another day. For now we found out his
contraption is a runner!
Part 2 - See it run on Diesel - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Jff249TwqM
Part 3 - It drives around! - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEWkYFL0eAw
Smart CDI -29C cold start
8th December, 2009. Novosibirsk, Russia. Cranks pretty good, but baaaarely
starts... Smart fortwo says "leave me alone, dude". ABS and ESP freezed,
which is why there's a warning light on the dash. The steering is very hard
at the beginning due to freezed suspension. I used Liqui Moly diesel
antigel, whis is the best in my oppinion, although a bit pricey.
RUN AWAY Detroit Diesel! 453-T
DD 453-T runs away! rack gets stuck on valve cover. almost lost some
fingers too, it was all i could find. F'ed up new turbo compressor wheel, was only damage
Extreme cold start -33C (-27,4F), no pre-heat, Mazdaspeed 6 turbo
Please, read description below! It will most likely answer your question.
We were on a ski trip in northern Finland. The whole week was freezing,
-25C to -35C all the time. Obviously, it was too cold to ski. The car layed
completely unused on a parking lot for five days. When leaving, I had to do
this cold start, and thought it would be worth filming. Battery was
original, about five years old, and it survived really well. No Engine
heater, battery heater/charger or any other device was used. Pure cold
Idle revs are higher at low temperatures, thanks to automatic choke. Nobody
touches the accelerator at any time. I'm actually releasing the clutch @
0:43 to keep revs low, I thought cold and thick transmission oil would
cause some troubles to engine and lower the revs. If I remember correctly,
idle revs were somewhere around 2500 - 3000 rpm during the start.
The coldest start before this was -22C. It's much more gentle for the
engine than this. However, after this I got new battery and a block heater,
just in case. I know continuous starts like this will kill the engine very
quick, but doing it once hardly did any damage. Car had 150 000km (almost
100 000 miles) on it when I sold it, and it still worked fine.
Detroit Diesel 8V92 rebuild first start up Australia
Here is the first start up on a rebuild Detroit Diesel 92 engine for a
mining drill with 587HP@2100 RPM and 538 HP@1800RPM
go to www.shoeydiesel.com.au and our new sister site
www.shoeydieselaustralia.com for more enquiries on buying or changeover
engines to rebuild......Shoey
There's A Right Way...And Then There's This Way
*WATCH IN HD* Bad decision? Yes. Lucky? HELL YES! Lucky they only lost
a fuel tank and some straps instead of the whole truck. Had the truck not
gotten hung-up on it's tank, it would've continued right on over the edge
of the trailer and been wrecked. Also lucky the tank was almost empty and
diesel fuel is hard to ignite, for if it had, it would've consumed both the
truck and half the trailer. This 1971 White/Freightliner will live to race
another day. Shot at Truckin' For Kids in Irwindale, California on Sunday
October 6th, 2013. To see what led up to this, checkout my other video --
Loading The Ole Freightliner - The Hard Way.