6.6L Duramax Diesel Cold-Start on 3500HD with High Idle

Got some fresh snow the previous night, and temperatures were hovering right around 25 degrees. Thought it would be a good opportunity to get a cold start video.

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http://starspangledllc.com Find us on Facebook! It was -13F with a windchill of -40 this morning. The 04 LLY Duramax started pretty well, considering the temps.

2015 Duramax Diesel Cold Start -20ºF
Cold starting my 2015 GMC Sierra duramax diesel at about -20 degrees. Truck was not plugged in and had been sitting 24 hours. Engine all stock.

Brett Deutsch shatters his own personal best and world class record of 8.62@161.25mph with a 8.55@161.67mph in his Triple turbo '05 Duramax diesel engine powered '69 Chevy C10 pickup at Byron Dragway's Diesel Truck Blackout Drag Day 11-1-15. In Brett's own words...My grandpa gave me the truck when I was 15 years old. My dad (Don) and I took the whole truck apart and sandblasted everything. We did all the body work that needed to be done and my dad painted it for me. That was 16 years ago and the truck still has the same paint job on it. We put a tune port fuel injected motor in the truck when I first got the truck. I spent the next ten years putting different sbc engines in it. The last gas engine I had in the truck was a supercharged fuel injected 383 stoker motor. I had always wanted to install a diesel in the truck because that's what I do for a living. I'm a diesel mechanic. So in 2009 I found a Workhorse bus that was a rolling chassis with the Duramax engine and Allison transmission in it. I bought the bus and started fitting everything into my truck. We got the truck running in 2010 and added a Danville Performance ( DP) VGT 68mm turbo and DP EfiLive tuning. The truck ran and drove great. I was able to run a 11.0 in the 1/4mile. Over the winter of 2011 I made a twin turbo system for the truck. Still with the stock engine I was able to run a 10.6 in the 1/4 mile. Later that year I ended up bending all 8 connecting rods. In 2012 I went to DP and we built a new motor using better connecting rod and pistons. I was able to run a best of 9.4 in the 1/4 mile. In 2013 we added a little more power to the engine and was able to run a 9.2. At the end of the season in 2013 we decided we wanted to start racing in the ProStreet class for the NHRDA. So we built a new motor and had HSP Diesel fab up a triple turbo kit for the truck. The engine has Wagler Competition cylinder heads, Bullseye Power turbochargers, Danville Performance built motor and a Rossler turbo 400 transmission with a Neal Chance Racing Converters torque converter. We only made it to a couple races this year but we qualified to race at the world finals for the NHRDA in Ennis TX. We ended up winning the World Finals and setting a new prostreet world record with a 8.810 @ 158mph. The best part of this truck is I still drive it on the street and it even has A/C. Thanks to my Wife and kids Parents Danville Performance HSP Diesel Wagler Competition Bullseye Power turbochargers Neal Chance Racing Converters Rossler Transmission FlexiCorps Racing Air Dog Pumps Deutsch's Truck Repair

Cold Start 1983 Diesel Chevy 6.2
Love them or hate them, this 1983 Chevy ¾ ton 4x4 was given to me not running. The drive train has about 10,000 miles on it and the electrics just quit. The owner took the electrics all apart and let it sit for 2 years. After putting it back together I found with the help of my neighbor a fusible link After replacing it the truck runs quite well. Please subscribe and rate.