Re: [MV] M-35A2 starting question

Renaud OLGIATI (
Fri, 15 Oct 1999 17:20:52 -0300

Joe Young wrote:
>Some people swear by WD40. I can't get it to work. Supposedly, you
>don't get the knocks and it's not as volatile as ether.

My experience with a recalcitrant diesel (on a Ruston-Hornsby narrow-gauge
railway engine that had to be hand-cranked) is that a table-spoon of petrol
(gasoline to you rebellious colonials ;-) poured on the air-filter element
does wonders for starting on a cold wet Welsh morning.


Ron the Frog, on the banks of the Parana River.

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