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Old 07-07-2014, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by California View Post
Starting fluid ... Nooo!!!
These little diesels will shatter rings with starting fluid. Yanmar - and owners - say never use it.
Quoted for truth. I bought my YM2000 as a non-runner - - I have never seen pistons that broken up that BAD in any engine in my life!

Starting fluid is a bad excuse for taking a good engine that is a little bit worn (and usually just needs rings) and turning it into a boat anchor....
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