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How long should I warm up my car in lets say 30 degree weather. And is it bad to let it warm up to long?

Thanks John
65 Coupe I6
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Ya, it doesn't have to be that long, but I think the two most important things to do to maintain your motor is to always change the oil, and to warm it up!!

65 coupe 302
(rebuilding a 351W)

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If you have to often start below or at 30, I would really consider installing an engine warmer, specially if engine is rebuilt recently or install it during next rebuild. I guess it can get somewhat cold in Nebraska. Instead of one water plug you put the warmer. It does wonders to cold starts and reduces bore wear dramatically. I use engine warmer up to 40degree F.

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