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Old 02-14-2019, 05:46 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
...In brutal cold I think an argument can be made for a moment's idling (under a minute; none of this 20 minute B.S.). By brutal cold I mean below 0 F, not 50 F for you Californians.
1) Decades ago, one guy had the idea to oil flood the oil bearing surfaces of an engine first, before starting the engine.
2) I liked the idea of a low powered electrically heated oil dip stick to keep the oil warm through a cold night. Used an electrical dip stick for some years.
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