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I tend to do so... at least a few minutes... but then there are those times when i just can't wait.
 

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99.9 % of the time I will let the temp reach 100 deg before I move, or if like now this time of year when it shows almost 100 when I start it, I'll let it climb 20 deg on water temp.
 

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I hope I'm not the only one that beats it. A lot of times I push my clutch in and start rolling before she even starts up. Then, in a few seconds its over. Wait....what are we talkin about again?
 

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I hope I'm not the only one that beats it. A lot of times I push my clutch in and start rolling before she even starts up. Then, in a few seconds its over. Wait....what are we talkin about again?
No your not the only one, I am letting the clutch out before she finishes turning over. Warm up is such a waste. The only time I warm up the car is if it is absolutely frigid outside.

Every time I start her, I let her warm up.....gives me an excuse for a cigarette anyways :p
Now that I miss, I just quit a few months ago. Goddammit I want a cigarette :mad2: :crying: :dammit: :headcase:
 

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Nope. Start it and go. Let it warm up before I hit it hard.
 

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In the mornings I go out to the gaage, start her up, back her out, then run back in to finish grabbing my sheite. I don't mash on the pedal untill oil temp is above 100 as per Doug.
 

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I was told that warming up wasted gas and is worse for the environment. An engine needs load to build heat and get the catalysts to light off faster.
 

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I let the oil pressure come up, maybe 20-30 seconds. Of course, here in SoCal, it's never freezing cold or anything.
 

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I usually start driving immediately so that my engine, transmission, differential, and tires can all begin warming up before I encounter the need for any significant throttle levels. Since I live in a warm climate and in a residential area this works for me. If I lived next to a freeway entrance ramp I would do things differently.
 

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No your not the only one, I am letting the clutch out before she finishes turning over. Warm up is such a waste. The only time I warm up the car is if it is absolutely frigid outside.



Now that I miss, I just quit a few months ago. Goddammit I want a cigarette :mad2: :crying: :dammit: :headcase:
I barely wait for the oil pressure to level off and just roll away gentlely. No need for a long warm up unless it is really cold.

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In warm weather I just take it easy & don't get on it for a few minutes, When it's cold I always make sure the oil temp is at least 150 before I go at all. I got very carefull in the cold weather after the ProCharger was installed.
 

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Warm up is a waste of precious fuel.
Plus speed limit in neighborhood = 25mph, on the street going to the freeway = 40mph. 6mins from the time I leave the house till I'm on the freeway, that's plenty of warmup time.
 
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