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Unpleasant explosions

ATV on a cold morning

It was cold this morning..but not frozen enough to drive the truck on the driveway.

The ATV was backfiring on cold mornings when I put it in reverse, but today I think I let it warm up enough to prevent those unpleasant explosions.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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Backfiring means lean mixture- yep, let 'er warm up a bit more! When I saw the title and expression on your face, I thought you were suffering other types of backfires lol!
Comment by Eric Thu Dec 19 21:30:40 2013

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