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View Poll Results: .: How Do You Start Your Car Everyday? :.
I wait till my car idle's down before i drive off 47 23.98%
I wait till my car idle's down +15-45 seconds before i drive off 21 10.71%
I start driving right after i start my car 41 20.92%
I only let my car warm up when it hasnt been started for awile (morning time, days) 3 1.53%
I always wait till it idle's down, but when its cold outside i give it a little more time to warm up 35 17.86%
This thread is stupid :p 36 18.37%
Other 13 6.63%
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:39 PM   #35
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When the oil temp gauge moves anywhere off the left side of the cluster she's ready to haul ass. That is generally by the end of the main road out of the division since I've already taken the time to back out of the garage without killing anyone, watched the garage door close so I don't drive all the way to work wondering who the hell is inside killing someone, and going slow enough that I don't kill some dumb kid to jump out in the road because he missed the school bus.
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:44 PM   #36

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Start it, let it run for 15 or 20 seconds, and drive away. Don't do any high rpm driving until you have the motor up to temp. The oil starts circulating the second the engine starts turning. It's only going to take a few seconds for everything to get fresh oil.

Those with cams, and high spring pressures should definitely wait until the motor is up to temp before hitting high rpm's.

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Old 08-15-2013, 10:46 PM   #37

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I know I should probably let it warm up, but 99% of the time, I just don't have the time to... Good thing it's got a warranty.

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Old 08-15-2013, 11:46 PM   #38
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The question is "How Do You Start Your Car Everyday?"

Very simple answer, "I turn the car Key."

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Old 08-16-2013, 09:35 AM   #39
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To the guys that mentioned a short idle to get oil flowing: that's outdated thinking.

We had to do that back in the days before premium-quality oil existed, and there were no anti-drainback valves in the oil filter. Your oil pressure on these cars is instantaneous. The second you start cranking, there's oil pressure.

The oils we use coat everything with a protective film. Even if there weren't instant oil pressure, that coating still protects, regardless.

So many things have changed from what our daddies taught us.
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Old 08-16-2013, 01:59 PM   #40

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Originally Posted by WCoolBreeze View Post
The question is "How Do You Start Your Car Everyday?"

Very simple answer, "I turn the car Key."

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its just a title related to the topic Dont be "that guy" like the rest of the people who said wat you said. . . too late
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:42 PM   #41
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