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Old 02-03-2010, 01:43 AM   #65
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Originally Posted by Spinal View Post
i do for a minute or two, then i just take it easy till i see the oil pressure gauge drop to ~40psi when i'm cruising along, then i know its warmed up.
and whoever lets their car run for 20minutes that's the biggest waste of gas ever. when it gets to around -15C i plug in the block heater so its already quite warm when i start it.
so my car read (in liter) cold start about 1.5-2.5L per hour.
and when you drive (in liter) it is double as normal temps. 33-40L per 100km.

i think the best to do after reading all those.
turn it on, let the rmp drop to normal idel.
and then drive like a granny...

how sad i cannot do it. because i live right off highway, which i pull out my garage, drive down my drive way. right after i get out. i have to get up a hill and drive up to speed 80km/h which will go way over 4krpm...

i will go slow when there are no people behind me.
but you know morning rush...
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