-21 degrees celcius. cold start of 24 valve dodge cummins. Not plugged in, and regular 15W40 oil. takes a while but eventual goes!! Just tried it out of curiosity not plugging it in to see how it would go.
Dodge Cummins cold start -29c
05 Cummins very cold start, never been plugged in. Out side temp. -29c
which is -20 fahrenheit.
Truck has 4" cat back MBRP Exhaust
and an AEM cold air intake.
Real diesels dont need to be plugged in
Cummins cold start
here is a video of starting the dodge cummins at 24F and there was water in
Ford Cummins School Bus SUPER COLD START
SHOWN IN REAL TIME. This is an old video from last winter, with some
No grid heaters (because it doesn't have them)
No glow plugs (Cummins doesn't use those)
No block heater
Sitting for Months.
EDIT 1/21/14 Since people don't read the description, the purpose of this
video was to illustrate starting an old, mechanical diesel without the use
of starting aids. I know damn well how to make one start.
Dodge Cummins Coldstart@-10*C
started the dodge for the first time in a week today at -10*C and it didnt
start worth anything. the grid heater elements are screwed so they dont
heat up as fast as normally.
Bye Bye Transmission...
dan running his truck threw the mud out behind the barn. guess the
transmission was going to go eventually considering it had 200,000+ miles
and hauled horse trailers most of its life. but it drove in and it drove
out all on its own.
heres a little info about the truck:
1999 ram 1500
4 inch suspension lift
dana 60 front/ dana 70 rear
gutted cat into flowmaster muffler all 3" pipe.
tires are 35x15 interco tsl boggers on 16.5x12 MT classic wheels