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Warming up your Taco

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by gatlin69, Apr 30, 2011.

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Warming the engine

Poll closed May 15, 2011.
  1. Yes

    51 vote(s)
    49.5%
  2. No

    47 vote(s)
    45.6%
  3. I like my tacos cold

    5 vote(s)
    4.9%
  1. May 5, 2011 at 3:23 PM
    #41
    Hardscrabble

    Hardscrabble Well-Known Member

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    A minute or so, then snick it into gear. Easy throttle until the temp. needle moves.
     
  2. May 5, 2011 at 3:29 PM
    #42
    beefcake

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  3. May 5, 2011 at 3:31 PM
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    If your not preheating your Taco your doing it wrong.
     
  4. May 5, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    I never stop my engine so it never gets cold.
     
  5. May 5, 2011 at 4:51 PM
    #45
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    I just leave it running. The truck lets me get out while its still running. That's all I need to do right?
     
  6. May 7, 2011 at 7:32 AM
    #46
    gatlin69

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    Got ya :D...been on a few forums where people get really uptight about that stuff...
     
  7. May 7, 2011 at 7:40 AM
    #47
    TacoDawgfan

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    I give it about 20 seconds or so until the rpms drop. At start up mine revs higher for about 10-20 seconds and then drops, after that I go. In the mornings I'm in the garage and pull out after this and then wait for the garage door to close then go. So in the morning it probably gets nearly 1 minute of warm up. But I still drive easy for the first few minutes too.
     
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