[s-cars] Re: I5 Block heater

Mike Miller mikemilr at blackfoot.net
Wed Jan 22 10:42:24 EST 2003

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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.

mike miller
helmville mt
Mobil 1 15w/50 year round

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