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post #1 of 7 Old 01-25-2008, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
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My truck starting in the cold, lol

Yeah Sure, laugh at my clothing. You would wear black sweatclothes if you were cold too, lol.


She talks to the camera a little when she starts, hear that?

YouTube - 16 Degree Cold Start No Glow Plugs 7.3L Powerstroke

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why would i want to do that, i would have it plugged in, do you have a block heater?

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Wow that sounds gnarly!! Thought there would be more smoke though.

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why not wait for the glow plugs???? thats pretty hard on things.

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I've got the new set to put in it, and it doesn't hurt one thing to not wait (when it's warm out of course) I made the video really to prove a point to someone I know that the PSD will start without waiting, even down to 16 degrees, and yes it was hard on it.


My block heater fried a circuit in the house, and hasn't been used since (nearly burnt the house down)

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To add to that..

If it's 40 degrees or warmer, I don't bother waiting to start, (starts normally, not like the video) been doing it this way since 2004 when I realized the glowplugs stay on for x amount of time after the engine starts. I asked around and others confirmed.

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