[Vwdiesel] when is it cold enough to use anti-gel diesel additive?
82 Diesel Westy
dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 28 12:31:53 EST 2005
So it sounds like I do not need to RUN out and get the
fuel anti-gel for 5degree F. temps. But, it could not
--- Bart Wineland <bwinelan at allegheny.edu> wrote:
> I had -16 this morning in N.W. PA. When the sh-t
> hits the fan in those
> temps. it dents the fan blades.
> I have a buddy that is a flyer. He told me to take
> a couple sections of
> 6" flu pipe with an elbow and direct my kerosene
> torpedo heater into the
> pipe and slide the other end with the elbow under
> the car pointing it up.
> It is how he preheats his supercub. I'm going to
> try it. May have to
> trailer my torpedo heater and generator so I can
> start my car anywhere. I
> have not driven my Jetta for a couple weeks. Exactly
> as Val said. Starts ok
> at 20 f with some cranking. Not at all much below
> that, and runs like a
> champ at 40. My compression is 260 to 300.
> >Thanks, I was 5 this morning and I did not get to
> >my block core heater in before the sh-t hit the fan
> >here in NJ. So, a 60 watt light bulb under the
> >all night did help, but I am still afraid of gel.
> >Thanks, Bryan
> >Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
> >04 Jetta Wagon TDI PD, 100hp, 5sp
> >Restoring 82 Diesel Weekender from my old rusty 82
> Westy 1.9NA
> >90 Audi 200, 2.2L Turbo FWD
> >70 Type 1 stock Beetle
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