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post #1 of 12 Old 06-07-2012, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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4* Delta!!!

Got my CTS slapped in as soon as itnhit my doorstep.
Went for a trip on the freeway with excellent results.

Thanks again to everyone so far for un-dumbing me on my new to me again old truck!
So much to learn that I no clue about back in 06 when I bought it the first time.



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Thats good news. Always good to hear someone without problems. You made sure to do the driving test correctly right?

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Thats good news. Always good to hear someone without problems. You made sure to do the driving test correctly right?

Yes Dad lol!, 65-70mph empty on flat grade for 8 miles (that's as far as i could go before needing to head to work) :

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LOL......its 55-65mph but before starting you have to make sure the oil temp is above 190*. Need to be driving for approx 30 minutes while monitoring the temps unloaded on flat ground.

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Temps were up to snuff. That's literally the best I can do around here locally.
4* was the most. I actually was around 2* 90% of the time.

I will for sure do it again when I have a better stretch of road to work with. The truck had been running for hours before I started the test. I feel its a good indicator and for now I'm all smiles, quit being a dream robber hahahahaha
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LMAO, I would bet your good to go. Congrats!

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i still have my fingers crossed but it's looking promising and i'm excited so far.

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It usually takes my oil temp approx 20-25 miles to get where it needs to be. My drive to work is 15 miles (highway) and my coolant temp is 192 and my oil is 193. My deltas are 7 degrees when I'm fully warmed up. Warchild is right with his comment about driving 30 miles for a good test.

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It usually takes my oil temp approx 20-25 miles to get where it needs to be. My drive to work is 15 miles (highway) and my coolant temp is 192 and my oil is 193. My deltas are 7 degrees when I'm fully warmed up. Warchild is right with his comment about driving 30 miles for a good test.

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Thanks Mark, I'll for sure do it again properly. Like I said, that's about as good as It gets around here. I was just pumped at my temps
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Man if your delta is 4 degrees you should buy a lottery ticket
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