Being in Honduras you are right about the temperatures and not having to
worry about cold starting. However the high compression ratios of the
diesels necessitate a high torque starter. And it requires the
additional amps so they put the dual battery system in.
When you chose your batteries, and have them out. I would suggest a
thorough cleaning of all connections. I noticed on my '83 6.2l
Scottsdale K-20 that about every 8 months in would take longer and more
cranking to start. I would clean the connections and viola. Quick
starting. I know I'm having electrical issues when my glow plug
indicator takes longer than 11 seconds to go out. There's another
issue. The glow plug system. Then the fuel system. Good thing they
don't have computers eh?
If you have not discovered them...
medium combo, extra cheese please.
I'll be right down.
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