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Old 01-16-2010, 12:39 PM   #1
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Default Is it possible to start a nitro truck in cold weather?

I got a new engine and it has not been broken in. It's been sitting in on my self for about four months. Can it still start?

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I got a new engine and it has not been broken in. It's been sitting in on my self for about four months. Can it still start?

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I got a new engine and it has not been broken in. It's been sitting in on my self for about four months. Can it still start?

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To answer this ridiculous question YES. I think engines sit in warehouses and hobby shops for the same time and when you buy it does it not start
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And to answer the question about cold weather, YES
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yes you say its new i assume it needs to be broke in then. depending where you are and how cold it is you need to insulate the head so it holds the heat to acheive the 200 degree mark. I found cutting the bottom off a soda can and putting a hole in the top for the glow igniter works and if that doesnt hold enough heat take an old sock and slip it over that hold on with some rubber bands the motor will start and run but you need to get the 200degree so heat cycle it also works best to preheat the motor with heat gun
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yes you say its new i assume it needs to be broke in then. depending where you are and how cold it is you need to insulate the head so it holds the heat to acheive the 200 degree mark. I found cutting the bottom off a soda can and putting a hole in the top for the glow igniter works and if that doesnt hold enough heat take an old sock and slip it over that hold on with some rubber bands the motor will start and run but you need to get the 200degree so heat cycle it also works best to preheat the motor with heat gun
and do not try to start w/o pre-heating the head to 200 deg
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