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Do you warm up your car before driving?

  • Yes

    Votes: 12 19.0%
  • No

    Votes: 51 81.0%

Warm up?

1393 Views 19 Replies 15 Participants Last post by  johnlew
Do you allow your car to warm up or just fire it up and rock!
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Actually I'm suprised that these results. Driving your car before it is warm accellerates wear. the oil is not circulated and has dripped off bearing surfaces and is sitting in the pan and must be pushed up and around. The metal of the engine has not heated and expanded. It takes more than 30 - 60 seconds to do this.

Very interesting results. I posted this because of a guy at my work with an E30 325. he jumps in the car (cold) and fires it up, dumps the clutch and squeels out of the garage...

Ah well, it's his car and his repair bill...
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