Diesel pre heaters

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As my 80 was supplied originally for the UN Asian theatre, it not only has
one 12v starting battery but also no diesel heater. It has remained that way.
Last year when I bought for the office a '96 model 80 supplied ex Toy Gib
for aid agency work, it came with 24v starting and 2 batteries, but again
with no heater. But it, like others I have seen, has a thick foam rubber
sleeve over the filter. Imagine the sort of closed cell foam insulation
that you put on water pipes in the attic, except it is about 4 inches ID.
It may even be a Toy part I don't know.
All through last winter despite the 3 metres of snow and low temperatures
up my mountain, I never had a fuel flow problem. But I would put that down
to a good anti-gel additive put in every tankful at low cost.
Cheers
Jon
Grand Union Canal
'92 HZJ80 ex UN surplus from Bosnia
 
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