[s-cars] Re: I5 Block heater - long followup report
robert at s-cars.org
Sun Jan 26 07:12:11 EST 2003
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I remember hearing stories of oil being carbonized from use of a dipstick
heater. Dunno if they are true or not but...
At 11:56 AM 1/25/2003 -0500, S4audinut at aol.com wrote:
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>In a message dated 01/25/2003 6:53:43 AM Eastern Standard Time,
>QSHIPQ at aol.com writes:
> > Mike:
> > Heater should go on block (hence the name). Many folks slap them on the
> > pan, cuz it's the easiest, obviously not so for 20vt dudes. Think of think
> > of the v8 guys. I'd suggest the 200w one is the easiest to mount
> > (footprint
> > is 1 credit card) if happersizing makes room tight. Two of them even
> > better
> > for the really cold climes.
> > HTH
> > SJ
>Why not a heated dipstick? Makes the most sense to me, but I dont live in
>Polar bear land like uze guys.
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