Tag Archives: diesel won;t start

I get smoke on crank, but no fire!

Warning!  Big Flywheels Engines Are Dangerous!  Potentially more dangerous that an AR15.  Anytime you are trouble shooting, you will have the air cleaner off, and be ready to cut off the air supply at the first sign of over speed.      … Continue reading

Posted in Engines, How Tos, Off Grid Power, Slow Speed Engines, Small Diesels, Test Bench | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

A frozen Injection pump Fuel Rack, what to do?

I remember MJ McCarroll telling me about the folks who worked on fuel injection pumps in his part of the Midwest, “They’d pull down the shades before they worked on a pump, it was their bread and butter, and they didn’t want … Continue reading

Posted in DIYer Skills, Engines, How Tos, Small Diesels | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments