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Old 09-24-2007, 02:17 PM
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Starting both engines at the same time is very hard on your muffler bearings......not to mention what it will do to the coolant levels in your alternators.....
Not to mention the strain on your timing strings!
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Old 09-24-2007, 02:22 PM
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Not to mention the strain on your timing strings!
If you do it with a pair of diesels it will ruin the spark plugs
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Old 09-24-2007, 03:34 PM
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Starting both engines at the same time is very hard on your muffler bearings......not to mention what it will do to the coolant levels in your alternators.....
Yes but if you use synthetic blinker fluid and wait for a high tide, you'll be ok.
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Someone told me years ago: "The only thing that sounds better than cranking up a big block with straight exhaust is cranking up the 2nd big block"
Reminds me of Al Copeland's Cougar 50 and Tom Gentry's wooden 48. Side by side at the docks, firing up four-each, those Merc 500EFI's on race gas. The sound and the smell....
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One at a time here - I'm not talented enough to turn both keys at the same time...
Mine has keys, but they aren't what starts them. (flip breakers, turn keys then hit the starter tabs) It is a process.

One at a time. You get double the pleasure of start up.
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