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Old 05-10-2012, 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by m6pwr View Post

First (and I know this sounds crazy) but you might want to consider taking the long way to work. Really. Doing a commute of at least 15 mi each way. I know this sounds like bs, but that is what I do very often. I'm retired and often only have to drive 3 or 4 mi. to where I want to go. If I have to, I do three or four extra victory laps. My wife thinks I'm totally crazy - - she's trying to have me certified for commitment (for other reasons, actually) - - because I make her stand in the driveway for 15 or 20 minutes while I completely warm the car up doing my laps.
Thanks for this nugget of oil-wisdom, m6pwr. You've made me a "convert."
I admit to a few occasions of doing the harmful short commute, such as running
my GF to the light rail stop 5 mi. away. I now will take her all the way to her
job in the 335d; about a 20 mile one way run. As I should have been doing for her
all along, anyway-- if I was a true gentleman! ---->

Yes, this is a GREAT thread- esp. for the oil neophytes out here, such as myself...
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