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Old 05-07-2016, 09:08 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by FF View Post
ANY engine built with "pre combustion" chambers will require pre heat to start promptly even in the tropics. Once warm they will usually fire off with out the heat.
FF: Interesting statements (and I am in the tropics).

i) Does my little Kubota D905 (in the OP) have precombustion chambers?

ii) Even if it does, why did it start from cold every time without pre-heat and now requires it?

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