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Old 06-17-2022, 09:53 PM   #20 (permalink)
Talos Woten
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Champrius v3.2 - '09 Toyota Prius
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Originally Posted by CigaR007 View Post
I use a fibreglass fire blanket and it holds up well in my CR-Z. It reduces the warmup time and retains engine heat for longer periods. Works great in tandem with an engine block heater too.
Yah, this is a very easy experiment to perform for doubters. Most people have access to their coolant temp, and insulating the hood is a low cost and time test. As I like to say, "the proof is in the pudding." Go out and actually verify whether things work or not.
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