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#16 Jazz OFFLINE  

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Posted October 24, 2014 - 04:53 PM

 

My starter ate itself when I tried starting the snow blower @-35.  Lesson learned1  Normally it would have been stored in the heated garage. For the mighty SS/16 I will add a magnetic heater and trickle charger.....

 

Edited by Jazz, October 24, 2014 - 04:54 PM.


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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:00 PM

I don't use my gts in the winter but when I start them in winter I just use the wife's hair dryer. I just pack a few old towels around the motor to help keep the heat on the motor

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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:20 PM

Mr_Heater_Forced_Air_Kerosene_Heater_.jpA small kerosene heater plugged in behind the tractor for about 20 minutes and it starts like it's summer. Warms up the whole drive-train and the engine.

 



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Posted October 24, 2014 - 07:47 PM

A light bulb under it for a while will help, heat lamp is better.  ~~  Lowell



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Posted October 26, 2014 - 08:53 AM

We used to use a heated dipstick on an old IH farm tractor.  Worked great.

Just replaced it with the normal dipstick before we tried to start it.



#21 1978murray OFFLINE  

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Posted October 27, 2014 - 01:06 PM

give it couple shots of starting fluid. just kidding






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