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Old 05-31-2012, 09:43 AM   #17 (permalink)
bennelson
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I would want to leave the starter. I wouldn't be able to start the diesel WITHOUT the back wheels turning. I've never bump-started a diesel before. Not sure it works quite as well as a gasser does, with the higher compression, etc.

It would be fun to try though!
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