Cold start videos are always popular, especially when they are something weird or cool or have been sitting for decades. Well when it comes to cold starts, you can’t get much colder than Alaska, which is where this one comes from. It might not be the coldest start ever, but it sure ain’t warm! And in order to get this thing running, with oil that isn’t hard from being frozen solid, they use a pretty creative trick.
We’re out back wandering the snow and cold starting a WWII relic with an age old Alaskan method. Hot coals from the wood stove in an old gold pan to preheat our motor.