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Old 07-24-2013, 12:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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It only gets colder from here...

FYI, for those of us in the Northern hemisphere today, July 24th, is statistically the hottest day of the year. So go on out and set your records now & get your grille blocks, coolant heaters, oil pan heater, etc. ready--from here on out it only gets colder.

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Old 07-24-2013, 02:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Bring it. We're cracking past the 90s every day and the humidity seems to be stuck at about 99.44%.

I'm from Minnesota. I come alive at 50 degrees. My wife is local and anything lower than 75 she puts on a sweater.
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Old 07-24-2013, 02:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I like cool temps too; MN has been baking for too long now.
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Old 07-24-2013, 03:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Fuel economy aside, I definitely prefer the cooler temps as well. It's just depressing to watch my FE number drop. Every year I try to keep on improving as the temps go down, know that I am improving things and the numbers with come back when spring arives.
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Old 07-24-2013, 04:25 PM   #5 (permalink)
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No, no, no. The Sun is starting to back off, but things are just getting warmed up: August is Record Tank Month!
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Old 07-24-2013, 04:36 PM   #6 (permalink)
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No, no, no. The Sun is starting to back off, but things are just getting warmed up: August is Record Tank Month!
The sun starts to back off on June 20/21, but today is (supposedly) the peak temperature day.
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I'd better get out with some testing then. Too bad the apartment complex has nowhere to plug in a block heater in the winter.
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Bring it. We're cracking past the 90s every day and the humidity seems to be stuck at about 99.44%.
thats the BBQ, lawn care, and car wash days around here

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