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Old 10-14-2010, 03:35 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Absolutely heat your oil pan, too. When I lived in CO, we got a weekend of -35F temperatures. Monday morning I cranked the engine, and it felt like my crankshaft was embedded in concrete. I had to put a lit Coleman lantern under the crankcase for 45 minutes to thin the oil enough to start the engine. 90W transmission lube can use some help in cold weather.
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49.5 mpg avg over 53,000 miles. 176% of '08 EPA
Best flat drive 94.5 mpg for 10.1 mi
Longest tank 1033 km (642 mi) on 10.56 gal = 60.8 mpg
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