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Old 07-12-2007, 06:19 PM   #1
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Is FI safe for winter temperatures?

Hi i live in canada, temperature drop to below -30 celcius and average -20 in the winter. i'm wondering how safe is FI for our cars being daily driving in these temperatures? More directly>>> FS Stage 2 turbo kit.


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i see no prob, if anything it would work better cuz all of that cold air.
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Old 07-13-2007, 03:08 AM   #3
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keep your antifreeze good, maybe a blockheater overnight, youll be fine just let it warm up a bit b4 goin out
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watch your boost. air that cold will be very very dense. i would imagine your boost will go up a bit, but nothing crazy. but you should be alright. the blockheater suggestion is definitely a good idea. also, invest in an auto starter. astrostart makes a package for manual transmissions. one of the best mod's i ever made. 2000 foot range. and believe me, thats no lie. also, it can't start while in gear, so no worries about your car driving off if you accidentally leave it in gear.
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i have an astrostart factory installed, and a heater block, almost standard thing up here :) how about letting it run for a while when i've boosted for a bit? worried the turbo will crack because of rapid cooling?
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I'm from Calgary area...having SC SVT and friend of mine PW ZX5... check www.svtoa.ca or www.calgaryfocus.com there are people with FI all around ... Atomic is making 360 on his TC SVT....
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yeah, just get a turbo timer for that
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jrpasmo, darnnit i'm 2 days late to get in on the races in sturgeon county...damn wanted to race this summer....is there a edmonton club for focus's or does calgary club incorperate edmonton?
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No it wont hurt it, and no you wont need a turbo timer.
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engines like cold air, it has more oxygen
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