1,4 Million KM Mercedes 300D Sat 7 Years
Was put away in 2003 because of rust and the engine was worn, it didn't
start in the winters and it smoked real bad. It sat for 7 years another
place, so it was moved to this place, but not started because we used a
truck. Over the 7 years we lost the key for it, so I had to redneck wire
the glowplugs and starter.
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59' Hayes first start in 10yrs
This is my 59' Hayes Clipper 220 Cummins first start in 10 plus years. Put
a couple batteries in it and she whirled right over and fired.
Old tractors never die! Ursus vs. Land Rover.
This film its just a little joke. Many vehicles -many uses. Tractor is
used to plow the field, all-terrain car used to efficiently off-road move.
Be aware of the differences. Different gears, tyres, motors and many
things... remember that! This is not sugestion who is better. I like all
vintage, off-road machines.
VW 1600 motor rebuild - part 4
The final part of this series covering the rebuild of a dual relief twin
port 1600 Volkswagen motor. In this video fitting the fan housing, tinware
and Exhaust as well as a test run.
1967 Chrysler Newport First Start After Sitting For 20 Years
I went to check out this car because it was advertised as having a
"valuable 440" which I wanted to rebuild and put in my 73 Challenger. When
I got there I found out it was a 383 2 bbl car in incredible shape with
69990 original miles. It had belonged to his grandfather and was parked in
1990/1991 and never started since, nor was it ever registered in anyone
else's name, so I am technically the second owner. It wasn't what I came
for but I had to take it home.
This is a video diary of getting this great old girl running and will
probably only be enjoyed by true car enthusiasts.
November 28, 2012 Update: I haven't been here in quite a while and at
first I was a bit dismayed that there are so many lonely aholes in our
world and how they tend to flock to the internet. I considered pulling the
video but realized there are many people who enjoyed it and that is who I
posted it for.
To all of those experts who know so much more than the rest of us please
keep your negative comments to yourself.
To those of you who say I should have done more before trying to start, I
- The previous owner had pulled the car out of the field with a tractor and
his buddy "may have" put the car in gear to slow it down. If the rings
were rusted the engine could have been destroyed by that action alone,
there was some resistance when I turned the crank pulley over by hand and I
was surprised it turned over that easily, but with the engine sitting that
long the rings would not be sealing to build up pressure in the cylinders.
Therefore I concluded that there was no rusting/seizing so no risk of
cylinder wall damage, or that the engine was possibly toast due to
- The oil was not milky, still "felt" oily and I only planned on running
the engine 2-3 minutes to get it off the trailer and onto my hoist to do
all the fluids, so I determined it had enough viscosity left to protect it
for a short period of time.
- Even an old fuel filter will stop any major contaminants from reaching
the carb. So why spend a bunch of money, with the steps I took the chance
of me causing any damage at all was miniscule.
For those who were so concerned about our safety, come on. We grew up on a
farm before the days of fuel injection and many farm vehicles do not get
regularly started so this is a very common practice. The risk is MINIMAL
and calculated, note that there is a fire extinguisher at 8:43 in the lower
left corner on the trailer. The jerry can is very full by design, gas
liquid does not ignite but the vapours do, note that when the gas starts to
come out of the spigot that the top of the jerry can is full of gas, not
fumes! I don't believe at any time was my brothers face over the carb,
these big old girls are so big you pretty well have to stand in the engine
compartment to do that. We did our best to slowly feed the engine as
little gas as possible to avoid flooding the engine and possibly causing
her to backfire.
Anyways, I guess I shouldn't feel like I need to defend myself against a
bunch of morons who obviously have nothing better to do with their time
than to creep youtube videos so they can leave moronic comments that allow
them to feel all high and mighty ... but at least it might stop a few from
wasting our time as we try to enjoy videos of common interest.
Thanks to all for the positive comments and feedback.
New Volkswagen Camper Electric Power
According to a recent report, VW will not be using any kind of internal
combustion to propel its upcoming modern interpretation of the
Camper/Microbus van. Set to arrive on the market before or around the year
The reason they’re leaning towards this propulsion solution is to keep
the familiar look/proportion with short overhangs. This could be achieved
by mirroring the old van’s layout, and having the engine in the back, but
apparently this has been deemed too expensive to develop.
This way, the vehicle will have a big battery pack in the floor, like a
Tesla Model S, and still be eligible to use VW’s modular MQB platform.
AutoExpress obtained the information from VW chairman of the board Dr
Heinz-Jakob Neusser, who was quoted as saying “if we want to do this on
an attractive cost base, we are not able to put a rear engine into such a
He adds that “the e-motor is much smaller than a combustion engine and we
can build it in another way. It’s easy to bring battery space into such a
vehicle, because you can put them under the floor. We have these systems
This could be VW’s way to try to make EVs cool, by launching an iconic
model that will surely be retro-inspired solely with electric power. If
that’s the case and the vehicle is competent, then they could be on to a
winner, especially since battery tech will continue to go down in price and
up in capacity, so by the year we’re expecting to see this, the
difference will be noticeable (and surprising).
VW Golf Mk 7 Production, Wolfsburg plant, 2013
Footage of VW Golf production at the Wolfsburg plant.
Watch all VW Golfs, from Mk1 to Mk 6, being built:
vw bug restoration
restoration process of my modified 1975 yugoslavian bug
(i do not own any rights to that song used in the video)
VW Sport Coupe GTE Concept - 2015 Geneva Motor Show
Volkswagen just revealed its latest concept car ahead of the 2015 Geneva
Motor Show, previewing a new design language and more.
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-29C degrees cold start LADA
It was really -29* when i tried to start engine of my lada samara(1500 ccm,
A battery was fully loaded at home yesterday, and me and my wife rided to
our parents something like 20 kilometers on the streets of
StPetersburg,Russia. It was 1,5 hours before we achieved parents house and
i stopped engine, Jam everywhere!
And night was cold and there was 29 degrees of cold by celsius. And morning
begins! At first i tryed to fully pull the choke lever and start engine.
There was little rpm - motor oil was too cold and sticky, starter can`t
At the second i turn on the light to make little load to battery, to warm
it up and mix the electrolite inside.
At the third i turn on the starter and motor reluctantly maked flashes, and
more and more!
Battery - 65 Ah, 5 years old
Carburettor - solex, 12 years old
Motor oil - Esso Ultra 10 w40, 8.000 km
Compression on cylinders(last summer) 9-10-10.5-10.5