TECH UPDATE: Cold Seizures Engine pre-heating helps prevent cold seizures (and pistons from "clattering about").
Formula 1 engines and the first 800cc Suzuki pneumatic-valve MotoGP engines have had to be externally heated before they can be started. A mechanic wheels up a heater whose hoses connect to the cooling system of the engine to be heated. A pump in the heater circulates electrically heated engine...
Published on September 2 2015, 14:12