[s-cars] Re: I5 Block heater
mikemilr at blackfoot.net
Wed Jan 22 10:42:24 EST 2003
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From: "mlp qwest" <mlped at qwest.net>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 10:09 AM
Subject: RE: [s-cars] Re: I5 Block heater
> Scott -
> For occasional visits, you can try the "Wyoming Solution."
> Just pile the sheep (or snow) up around the wheel wells to keep
> a bit of the wind out and & put a 150 watt, or better yet,
> heat lamp under the oil pan.
> Mike P
I guess I am missing something here. My car, which lives at 5000 ft elev. in
MT, starts just fine on those cool, 10 -> 20 below (F) mornings with no
block heater. My F250 on the other hand won't start below about 20(F)
without being plugged in for 45 mins or so.
Mobil 1 15w/50 year round
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