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Cold winter start?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by cat2, Jul 29, 2007.

  1. cat2

    cat2 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Mi
    Messages: 891

    HI. Never had my bobcat threw a whole winter yet. And was just wondering how do the new bobcats start now a days when it is zero or below with the wind chill? I heard they smoke alot. This ture?
  2. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,695

    Regardless of what kind of motor you have, it'll start quicker, and wear less if it has a pre-heater on it. I use a lower radiator hose heater that plugs into 110 volt outlet, on my ASV RC30, never lets me down unless a storm knocks out the power!

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