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oil pan heaters who uses them?

hay guys i live in alberta and we tend to get a little chilly up here, in the fall i put a 500w silicone oil pan heater on the truck, i dont use it very often just when its below -30
im just wondering if any one else uses them and if there has been any issues, im kinda worried that the thing will start my truck on fire it gets damn hot!!!
so far its been fine but i monitor it very closely when its plugged in,

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Why not just use the block heater????

All of our trucks have the Block Heater...some models you have to buy the cord as a seperate part.

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Maybe he uses both? Make it nice and toasty. I use 2 battery heater and a block heater.

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oh ya i plug he truck in anything below 20F
was just wonderin if any one else has tried the silicone heat pad

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Why not just use the block heater????

All of our trucks have the Block Heater...some models you have to buy the cord as a seperate part.
Bump! Sorry.
Do all of the trucks have the block heater? I looked for one on mine and i couldnt find one?


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