These Monster Engine Cold Starts Are Music to Our Ears

When you need to get the job done, sometimes, you have to break out the big guns. ...

When you need to get the job done, sometimes, you have to break out the big guns. This might mean turning to a piece of heavy equipment that was specifically designed for the task at hand. Many times, this equipment will be hooked up with a diesel engine that’s creating all sorts of torque. Sure, you might not need to use all of that torque. However, having it on tap for whatever the job brings on could definitely prove to be useful.

This time, we dive into the concept of the cold start as it relates to these heavy-duty diesel engines. Throughout the internet, there are all sorts of cold start videos scattered about. The sound from a cold start just seems to be much more mechanical and raw. Therefore, these sorts of videos have been known to go rather viral for their audio appeal.

In this particular compilation, we check out some machines that really stand out from the pack. Some of these heavy-duty beasts need a minute to get going but once they do, they spit out an exhaust note that certainly has our attention. We aren’t quite sure that it gets much rawer than a situation like this! Some of this diesel really do provide a powerful cold start sound.

When following along with the video below, you might just want to crank those speakers up a little bit. This one gives us an all-new side to some of these machines that not too many folks get to see.

Some of these cold starts appear to be from machines that get some sort of regular use. However, others really look like they’ve been sitting for quite some time. The latter creates an interesting mixture of sounds and a smoke show to go along with it! Which one of these monster machines did you find the most interesting when it roared back to life?

The latter creates an interesting mixture of sounds and a smoke show to go along with it! Which one of these monster machines did you find the most interesting when it roared back to life?

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