[Vwdiesel] Eastern European Starting Fluid?

Smith, Michael Michael.Smith at rvh.nb.ca
Tue Feb 15 08:25:05 EST 2005

What about unburnt carbon/paper pieces going into the engine...??...this
can't be good?

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> From:	vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [SMTP:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com] On
> Behalf Of alstum
> Sent:	Tuesday, February 15, 2005 9:25 AM
> To:	vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> Subject:	[Vwdiesel] Eastern European Starting Fluid?
>   A missionary I met told me what he saw in Poland 
> when his host started his diesel one very cold morning. The 
> guy removed the cover from the air cleaner. There was no air 
> filter. He took crumpled paper and built a small fire in 
> the air cleaner, slapped the cover back on and his diesel 
> fired right up. No details on what kind of a diesel it was. 
>     This would not work too well with a VW diesel, but 
> would a propane torch warming up the air going into the 
> air cleaner work in an emergency? Hopefully one would have 
> a fire extinguisher handy? MAPP gas would probably be 
> too hot. 
>     My son's Dodge Cummings had an electric heating element 
> in the air intake that did the same job, and his engine 
> started fine in very cold weather. 
>     My two cents for today! 
> Al 
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