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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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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Jul 25, 2014 5:08:53 PM

Start & go.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 4:53:15 PM

Drive away sensible, no need, unless visibility is a problem.
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russells350
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 1:11:53 PM

yes
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 1:04:12 PM

didn't
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2014 9:37:26 PM

No
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Commute2
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 1:57:14 PM

I didn't, it's to hot out
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bearone2
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 12:42:57 PM

no
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 9:59:31 AM

At the moment, it's July. My car doesn't need any warming.
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Nicitok
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 9:45:03 AM

Leave it in the green house.
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StickySam
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Message Posted: Jul 8, 2014 10:46:40 PM

I put my car in the oven to warm up.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jul 7, 2014 8:59:56 PM

30 secs
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eB40
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Message Posted: Jul 3, 2014 3:31:49 PM

Turn key & go.
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mikehelms
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2014 3:15:49 PM

However long it takes me to put on my seat belt and tune the radio to a station I want to listen to. Probably between fifteen and thirty seconds. I try not to let it idle for much longer than that ... no point in that wear and tear that is (literally) not getting me anywhere.

Mike
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2014 12:52:49 PM

Minimal
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 7:46:51 AM

30 secs.
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eB40
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Message Posted: Jun 16, 2014 7:43:09 PM

Minimal
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2014 5:59:19 PM

30 seconds
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 11:21:48 PM

Minimal
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HideMKE
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 10:44:49 PM

30 sec
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RunningMan66
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 10:20:17 PM

About 30 seconds
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 10:15:40 PM

30 secs
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 12:21:06 AM

win in 1 min
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PummpinEthyl
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 12:20:12 AM

briefly
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dustySD
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:46:24 PM

only a few minutes
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noblegiant
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:40:49 PM

One Minute
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:46:51 PM

Minimal..gas waste
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eB40
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 2:04:32 PM

60 seconds
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2amy
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Message Posted: May 29, 2014 8:23:34 PM

A minute.
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: May 29, 2014 6:06:54 PM

Three seconds if that long.
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: May 23, 2014 11:10:31 PM

Long enough to know I have the right radio station on!
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Bushmaster
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Message Posted: May 23, 2014 8:53:11 PM

about 10 seconds just to let the oil circulate
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: May 23, 2014 8:31:00 PM

Didn't
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2Tall
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 7:30:06 AM

start & go.
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toms1120
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Message Posted: May 13, 2014 8:31:21 AM

Turn on ignition and go.
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eB40
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Message Posted: May 8, 2014 11:55:08 AM

2 secs.
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eB40
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 9:42:52 AM

2 seconds
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 7:19:11 AM

Only in the winter months...
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kennyman
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 11:56:35 PM

Didn't, started up and drove away.
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Gxpress
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 11:12:51 PM

5-7 seconds
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 10:11:21 AM

For about 5 seconds.
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nichols
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2014 9:56:42 AM

a few seconds
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 7:20:14 AM

5 seconds if that long.
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newdeli
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2014 8:12:12 AM

Put seat belt on, turn on the radio, then drive.
5 seconds.
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2014 7:47:24 AM

Three seconds if that long.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 10:35:02 PM

2 secs.
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nichols
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 7:59:50 AM

about 6 seconds
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 7:59:05 AM

1 second
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Will 1
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 3:52:02 PM

yes
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 8:19:16 AM

I don't unless its very cold weather
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Bridge2012
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Message Posted: Apr 9, 2014 8:10:03 AM

YES
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