Originally posted by Boo-Boo3
loosen the glow plug to release compression. after engines fires and is running retighten glow plug.
This along with heating the engine thouroughly- remove glow plug and header to heat internals, has always worked with a stubborn engine. Run it up to 200F for a few minutes then place piston on BDC. Wait till it cools and start over.
I've had some engines where after 5-6 tanks I still had to bring my generator to the races to fire up the hairdryer!!