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Old 10-29-2008, 09:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
PaleMelanesian
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I've been testing this, and any amount of idling the engine for warmup is a net loss for fuel consumption. The lowest total consumption comes from starting it and driving away immediately.

Some sort of heater is a good idea.
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