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Old 02-12-2006, 08:08 AM
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Its currently around 10 degrees outside in our small "valley" we live in, and I didn't plug in my block heater last night, not realizing it'd get that cold. I guess this morning will be a test on the o'l engine... I've successfully started w/out heater down to -7 last I should be fine....we'll see.

Edit: Took 5 "heat buildup" rotations of the engine, I touched the pedal, on 6th crank it roared to life. Less than 2-3 seconds to start at 9-10 degrees, not bad.
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