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Old 10-22-2015, 02:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by elhigh View Post
Hi Zovix,

I assume you've already added block, coolant and/or transmission heaters? I know starting ethanol is tough, so warming things up beforehand can't hurt.

Or is your drive long enough to even make it worth the trouble?
No actually I don't have any heaters just yet. I hade to dismount the coolant heater due to leakage. Naturally it will be replaced. I plan for fuel preheating.

I have 60km one way trip to work so I spend a lot of time in my car, also I live in a little town so I have a 20min (18km) ride just to go shopping. I try to plan to shop on my way home for work but sometimes I'm just to tired so I drive straight home.

I am interested of learning more about transmission heaters.

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