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Old 03-06-2003, 07:03 PM
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Hi Guys,
just wondering is it composary/recommended to use a 1.5V battery (specific AMP) to heat up the glow plug? Or can i use any battery source?... also is it ment to make the spark plugs glow hot red?
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Old 03-06-2003, 10:33 PM
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Use one of the 1.5 cell starters. They work very well. What did you have in mind?

Yes, they make the platinum coil glow for the initial starting. After that the heat of combution keeps the coil glowing.
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I have a 1.2 and it works fine. It Ni-Cd and 4000 mAh, lasts for days.
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Old 03-07-2003, 09:51 AM
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Originally posted by simonfdr
I have a 1.2 and it works fine. It Ni-Cd and 4000 mAh, lasts for days.
Is it the CEN one? About the only good thing they made!

And, you made a mistake, it doesn't last for days, more like MONTHS. . .
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Oh.. I didnt know that, Well i Charge it after I use it.
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a standard C size 1.5 volt battery wont last as long as a 1.2 volt 1.3 amp starter
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On its own, no.

But you're using the starter battery to run the starter, no?

Then you're going to have to charge the starter more often than i will have to charge my D-cell based Glow Starter. . .

But, either one works well. I do like my 4000mA Glow Starter. . .
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Charger lasting for days? Maybe I am to hard on my engine or I bought a crappy charger. Where do I go to get a better one. Is there one that somebody could recomend
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Originally posted by Integrafan
Charger lasting for days? Maybe I am to hard on my engine or I bought a crappy charger. Where do I go to get a better one. Is there one that somebody could recomend
Send me 35$ in the mail i'll gladly pick one up for you.
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