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Old 01-01-2019, 06:34 PM   #10 (permalink)
Daschicken
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The author of the article gets it wrong about carbureted engines -- even those were better off driven than idled to warm up. VW manuals said to drive off right away long before they got fuel injection.
The thing about carbureted engines is that sometimes you CAN'T drive off right away. Well behaved carbs will let you drive off right away, but sometimes carbs kill the engine just touching the throttle if it is cold and the choke isn't set right.
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