Re: Plugging in during the winter?
that 6.6 i used to have was a great cold starting motor. IF the temps were down near zero it would take a lot of cranking, but she always started.
my new dt360 isn't as cold blooded. It'll start when it's cold, but it seems that first one cylinder starts to fire, but i have to keep crankign or it'll stall. Then a 2nd cylinder begins to fire and she'll almost keep herself running, then finally she'll take off for me. UGGGG
i've also done the small propane heater under the oil pan before....i think that's a good idea. My electric block heaters always seem to go bad not long after i buy a bus.
oh yeah!, when this dt360 starts and it's cold, say below 40, she smokes like a destroyer until she warms up a bit. Must be a lot of unburned diesel fuel pouring out the exhaust.
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes (who will watch the watchmen?)