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newdeli

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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2014 8:21:07 AM

How long did you warm up your car today?
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PikaGirl13
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2015 7:32:48 AM

However long it takes me to put my seatbelt on and usually plug my phone into the car charger.
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 7:09:24 PM

7.7 seconds
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jan 28, 2015 6:48:24 PM

minute if that long.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2015 10:35:12 PM

1 minute
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2015 7:43:14 PM

Start & Go
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 8:28:17 AM

Yes...both cars in the winter months..........
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Will 1
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 8:14:55 AM

Yes
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Fish2tail
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 6:33:55 AM

No need, in garage.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2015 5:44:47 AM

20 seconds
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 11:15:52 AM

It warms as I drive.
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Will 1
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Message Posted: Jan 9, 2015 10:52:06 AM

Yes
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 10:32:50 PM

12 seconds
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newdeli
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2015 10:16:06 PM

toooo cold to sit in the car while it is warming up
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 10:03:08 PM

1 minute
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ricker2332
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 11:57:05 PM

Under a minute, if that.
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xtremecheap
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 11:44:43 PM

A minute or two as recommended by owners manual. It's not good to let your car just sit and idle because oil pressure is lower and flows in the same path. It's better to drive very mildly until warm, and lightly fluctuate rpms.

[Edited by: xtremecheap at 1/2/2015 11:46:12 PM EST]
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2015 4:52:04 PM

1 minute, if that long.
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2014 11:36:14 AM

1 to 5 minutes depending.
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Tucsonhomes
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 10:42:15 AM

Warm up?
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Will 1
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 10:24:33 AM

Yes
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 9:01:33 AM

1 to 5 minutes depending.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2014 8:32:26 AM

1 minute
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Will 1
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 8:32:36 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 8:29:20 AM

Not usually
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contiki
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 8:22:22 AM

yes...in the cold weather here in Ontario.....
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puddy
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 7:54:41 AM

no
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2014 12:11:17 AM

30 sec.
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DasAuto92
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 11:39:27 PM

Until i see the white of the exhaust
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47pickup
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 5:02:42 PM

Yes
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Will 1
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 4:50:46 PM

Yes
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gator2002
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 3:20:58 PM

About 5 minutes before taking off
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ranger2k
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 3:01:57 PM

couple of minutes, its almost thirty years old. It like cold weather less than I do
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2014 2:03:21 PM

5 seconds
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 9:28:36 AM

turn ignition and go.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2014 12:35:55 AM

1 or 2 minutes.
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Message Posted: Dec 10, 2014 12:27:21 AM

About 5 seconds unless there is frost.
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 1:08:58 AM

couple minutes
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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 12:41:32 AM

1-2 Minutes
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 7:51:54 PM

1 minute
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 5:12:40 PM

2 mins
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eB40
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2014 4:42:45 PM

No
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 12:07:51 PM

No
Warm up?
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GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 12:00:27 PM

I didn't today, only when there frost or snow on the windows.
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newdeli
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 8:36:49 AM

The consensus is that the majority of the drivers do not warm up their cars. Our cars performance just fine with a cold engine. Warming up the inside of the car is for the comfort of the driver.
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Will 1
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 8:03:51 AM

Yes
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2014 7:32:11 AM

No
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2014 2:35:21 PM

No
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Nov 29, 2014 9:11:45 AM

0
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2014 12:42:42 AM

0
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 11:58:15 PM

Just enough time to put on my seatbelt
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eB40
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2014 4:28:29 PM

Start & go
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