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Old 02-01-2011, 03:22 PM
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Lets talk block heaters

live in texas so i really don't need one, but once the winter rolls around and dips into the 20's on start up i get a fair amount of white smoke. EGR is deleted, only happens when temps drop down low (for here). no trouble starting, but is it recommended to prevent the smoke?
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Old 02-01-2011, 03:31 PM
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i dont know about recommended but it helps with mine and its been getting real cold here - 22 celcius last night
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Your truck will still smoke some what, but your engine will be nice and toasty when you start it. 3 hours of plug in time should net your engine temp right around 100 degrees. And oil temp will be above 85.

Your truck will like it.

Temps by the hour:

Block Heater Temps...by the hour.
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