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Old 10-15-2008, 11:47 AM
imoksoami imoksoami is offline
Location: Portland Oregon
Join Date: Aug 2008
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Mein Auto: '08 335i Coupe
Originally Posted by desertdriver View Post
the warm up time will depend on ambient temperature. When it is cold out it will take longer. It will also depend on how long it has been since youve driven your car. I believe that bmw states that you should not apply full throttle until at least 170f(?) or so. Coolant temp is not a good indicator of engine warmup, so i doubt your hondas were really warmed up. The 335i has a oil temp gage and this is the safe way to interpret warmup. I am a little more conservative and will not redline my car until 200f is reached.

'08 335i Coupe - Sparkling Graphite Metallic/Cream Beige Dakota Leather / Sport Pkg / Premium Pkg / Comfort Pkg / Cold Weather Pkg
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