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Old 04-16-2009   #18
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Originally Posted by captbillc View Post
codmander---- here is a tip for starting a cold engine that is getting fuel, but just puts out white smoke when you crank it. you have to heat the incoming air. remove the air cleaner, take a propane torch and put the flame into the intake manifold while the engine is cranking. the extra heat in the air raises the final compression temperature enough so the fuel will fire. some truck engines had a burner in the intake manifold to do this, & some use electric heating coils to do this

hmm interesting do have propane on board... hopefully wont need to do that fires every time now...but a great tip thanks .new to deisals as you probly noticed ............ now to attack that ugly wiring gotta clean the bildge first tho...
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