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Old 06-16-2008, 04:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by FastPlastic View Post
Your driving sounds a lot like what I do on a daily basis. I put around 15-20miles on in town with 4-8mile trips. The block heater is a good idea but can be costly to run. I'd suggest a grill block. After installing my partial block I found the Jeep would warm up to full temp in about a mile or so (summer temps anyway). Use to never get all the way up. There easy to do and also a really cheap one time cost.
I think the fuel saving will easily make up for the electricity unless your rates are really really high. Here's a thread on Block heaters.
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