Re: [MV] M-35A2 starting question

Richard Notton (
Fri, 15 Oct 1999 07:57:00 +0100

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Rice <>
To: Military Vehicles List <>
Date: 15 October 1999 04:13
Subject: Re: [MV] M-35A2 starting question

>The M35 Multifuels have a manifold heater. Don't recommend ether.
I'm with Jim; ether, Ez-start or whatever they call it is desperately bad for a

Every diesel I've met gets addicted to it after the first attempt and the light
clanking you hear when it fires on ether is the pistons getting sledge-hammered
from one side of the bore to the other as the ether detonates. No thanks, for
desperate emergencies only.

(Southampton UK)

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