>I agree that block heaters should only be used when needed, as Patrick
>stated. But I disagree that they are a necessity. I run Slick 50 for
>synthetic, 5-30 synthetic oil, triple electrode plugs, 1000 CCA battery,
>and 75 synthentic gear oil, with the slick 50 gear oil additive. I also,
>very carefully mix my anti-freeze for top protection. I figure if I'm
>stupid enough to live here I may as well have a vehicle that starts.
I was the one who actually stated heaters should be used for a short period
of time-but who cares. Didn't someone say that Slick-50 was
worthless/dangerous in your engine? Or am I remembering something else?