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Old 08-16-2013
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Re: Runaway diesel

Have used the CO2 fire extinguisher method to kill a runaway. It works, but make sure its CO2 not dry-chem. Just as an aside, here is a vid of a 1930's Rapp Semi-Diesel (2 stroke) running away from an overfilled crankcase.
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