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Old 10-30-2010, 04:35 PM   #89 (permalink)
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My heater is only 550W (Kill-a-Watt-oid says 519W), it was the only one I could find for my engine. It takes its sweet time, but that's much better than nothing. Won't help much on short notice, though
I did start wondering about adding a small (~5-10W) pump to help move the coolant into the engine block before it cools, and/or insulate the section between the heater and the block. The latter wouldn't be too hard if only I could get my hand that deep behind the engine without lifting it out of the car

I guess the next step would be to find a small heater that replaces the oil pan's drain plug.
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