6.2 Diesel Cold Start
Starting my '87 Chevy after 3 Years.
Hearing that old Detroit roar to life was like talking to a long-lost
friend. Now I need to find an El Camino to stuff this boat anchor into!
Thanks to 1997cr80r for the suggestion
Cold Start Cummins 5* below
24v cummins sled puller. Custom ground haisley cam, 200 hp ddp injectors
64/71/14 turbo, port and polished head,
fly cut pistons, quadzilla adrenaline stacked with a smarty.
Cummins Cold Start
P Pump 24v. 26 deg. timming, no grid heater, 10 deg out, hasnt been started
in several weeks
CAT Diesel 3116: Cold, Smokey Start-up "The Beast"
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I know that cranking it that hard is bad, but it won't start in the cold if
I don't. I CANNOT USE ETHER or starting fluid in this engine because it is
equipped with an intake heater grid, though it is malfunctioning.
This 1992 GMC Topkick Tractor is not in regular service anymore, but is a
backup for another truck used for disaster response, so it must be
maintained. Part of that maintenance routine is starting it and driving it
on a 50 mile route once a month to keep everything lubricated properly and
the batteries charged and exercised..
Because the old Caterpillar 3116TA motor in it does not have Glow Plugs,
and the intake heater does not work properly, it is very hard to start in
cold weather. Today was some of the coldest we've had in a while, and the
coldest in which I've ever tried to start this truck, so I decided I'd make
a video of it.
Identifying commercial logos have been blurred out to protect my job :p
Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons
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