Diesel Bongo in Idaho (sometimes drops to -20˚F)

What's the MPG like? Can I use chip fat and veggie oil? What about LPG?

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Diesel Bongo in Idaho (sometimes drops to -20˚F)

Post by pm-bongo » Sun Oct 31, 2021 2:09 am

Hi there,

I am a brand new bongo owning baby. I live in the mountains where it gets cold and snowy from Nov till April. What should I do? What changes do I need to make to keep my bongo happy all winter? It is a 96 4WD diesel with a pop top.

Thanks so much!
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Re: Diesel Bongo in Idaho (sometimes drops to -20˚F)

Post by g8dhe » Sun Oct 31, 2021 10:06 am

Do you have the Cold Start version ?
There is a variation in the build for cold climates (Northern Japan) where dual starter batteries, bigger starter motor and a exhaust recirculation valve to assist in heating the engine.
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