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Nicitok

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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2013 3:48:43 PM

Fitted a stink on sump oil heater pad to my diesel VW Jetta. It is brilliant. Now on freezing cold mornings, the car starts up easy, no chugging, stuttering or smoke. I am going to fit one on my pickup truck.
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Nicitok
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2013 10:40:40 PM

14smoke

I never drink and drive, I spill too much.
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14smoke
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2013 9:23:35 AM

As long as it tasted good, that's the important part, well, and that you weren't driving after drinking it. : )
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StickySam
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2013 9:22:05 AM

These sump heaters are brilliant in the cold weather on my diesel truck. Now I have to work out how to stop my 2WD Silverado sliding in the snow.
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Nicitok
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2013 9:01:57 AM

14smoke

Sorry about that, been at the cooking sherry again.
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14smoke
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 7:38:42 PM

"stink on sump..."

I am thinking you were trying for "stick on", but, I could be wrong.
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StickySam
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 12:55:42 PM

I have a stinky heater, a paraffin stove in my shed.
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probedude2
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2013 12:54:54 AM

I'd like a stinky heater!
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StickySam
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2013 6:28:24 PM

I have one on my diesel truck, starts every time with no juddering. What is cost to buy the stick on engine sump heater, I probably save in knackered batteries.
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2013 1:18:15 PM

"Fitted a stink on sump oil heater pad to my diesel VW Jetta"

I still haven't figured out what a "Stink On" sump oil heater is.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2013 10:50:02 AM

I am considering one as well.

[Edited by: OilerFan at 12/7/2013 10:49:30 AM EST]
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EdPG
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2013 10:14:54 AM

I would go with a Block heater.I had engines with Block,Oil pan Heater & Electric Battery heaters.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Dec 7, 2013 12:33:51 AM

I don't need this since I drive Toyotas.
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Dec 6, 2013 4:47:59 PM

Oil heaters have been known to burn the oil, I'd rather have a block heater installed in the cooling system, if I needed a heater which I don't. Most diesels in this country need a block heater and most gasoline vehicles do not.

Now, a stick-on sump heater like Briggs & Stratton uses might be worthwhile.

[Edited by: TomB2 at 12/6/2013 4:48:28 PM EST]
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