-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.
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
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
97 7.3 PowerStroke cold start.... then the unexpected happens, blown... caught on camera
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After letting my 97 F350 7.3 PowerStroke Diesel sit for a week I go out to
start it up after it being 15 degrees the night before. Block heater
wasn't plugged in.
First the starter solenoid stuck and kept on cranking and cranking the
engine without giving me any consideration, it wasn't until I pop the hood
that it decided to listen to reason, and I mean just as I was about to open
it it shut off HA HA HA!
After doing some looking I found some oil dripping from under the engine
and my first thought was I blew a HPOP seal or HP oil line, but nope, after
some looking I found the oil coming from the oil cooler, and I also was
smelling some antifreeze.
I guess the weather change caused the seals to finally give up.
I have done a complete tear down of this engine, check it out at
In April 2013 I just put a new starter solenoid on it, and I will be taking
it back to Advanced Auto Parts to get a new one as it is CLEARLY defective,
it's done this several other times but never for more than 1-3 seconds and
it usually only did it when I would shut the truck off. Crazy.
This same week I was blessed enough to have found a 96 F350 7.3 from the
original owner that is was in much better shape just in need of a e-fuel
Check out all my 7.3 videos
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.