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  1. Guyfang

    Non-ether cold weather starting solutions for the 8.3?

    Gotta tell this story. In the dead of winter, a bunch of trucks came back from down range, I guess it was 2006? Maybe 2007, cant remember. All us contractors got a call, go to Ansbach. A crap load of trucks in, and the unit needs help, ASAP! I am a generator guy, but went anyway. There were...
  2. Guyfang

    Non-ether cold weather starting solutions for the 8.3?

    Had we NOT parked our trucks this way, we would still be stuck on top of that hill, 25 years ago. This is standard practice in the army. We ran the cable from the slave outlet, through the cab, and then to the next truck, as the snow was too deep to go under the truck. The Betty and practicality...
  3. Guyfang

    Non-ether cold weather starting solutions for the 8.3?

    If you are not alone, pull the air filter and hold a butane torch in front of the air intake. I promise you, the engine will start when you turn it over. I used this method in -25 and -30 weather on our missle site, for years. Or simply a rag dipped in diesel and lit on fire. Starts first time...
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