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post #1 of 19 Old 09-27-2009, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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This is how you cold-start a Cummins.

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post #2 of 19 Old 09-27-2009, 04:43 PM
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Opinion? I don't rev up nothing when it's cold! Thing sounded awful.

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Sounds Healthy . I would not be reving it like that right away though
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Thats about what I was getting at. He was hammering that thing when bone *** cold. I cant imagine that motor is in too good of shape by now
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When a diesel (or even a gasser) is bone cold, I dont even touch the gas (unless it's to keep it from dying) until it's decently warmed up.
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That dumb$@@ doesn't deserve to own a vehicle.

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This has been brought up before and I'll say what I said last time. Sometimes you gotta rev up engines to keep them running. I do it all the time on every motor I run.
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YouTube - Ford 6L cold start

This one sounded just as bad.

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