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Old 03-11-2020, 01:19 PM   #18 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Enriched fuel for warm up to get the catalyst going is very likey too. During the winter this car will drive around town with barely 3 temperature bars, which is no where near full operating temperature.

So for next winter I'm thinking grille block at the very least.
But I have to keep the high voltage electronics and motor coolant at winter temperatures if possible.
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1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.
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