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Old October 12th, 2013, 12:50 PM   #22381
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Guys, how do you solve the initial coldness in your car after entering on in winter times. I mean, until the engine get warm and the fans starts to blow the heat air in.
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Old October 12th, 2013, 01:34 PM   #22382
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Guys, how do you solve the initial coldness in your car after entering on in winter times. I mean, until the engine get warm and the fans starts to blow the heat air in.
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Old October 12th, 2013, 02:50 PM   #22383
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Seat heating
Some even have steering wheel heating...
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Old October 12th, 2013, 02:54 PM   #22384
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Just sit in the cold and hope that the fans kick in quickly
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Old October 12th, 2013, 03:27 PM   #22385
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Old October 12th, 2013, 04:15 PM   #22386
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turn your car on 5 min before departure?
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Old October 12th, 2013, 04:26 PM   #22387
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Today's engines are very efficient, which is a good thing, but they don't produce much heat when running idle.
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Old October 12th, 2013, 04:47 PM   #22388
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Is it only in Germany not allowed to turn the engine on to defrost?
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Old October 12th, 2013, 04:50 PM   #22389
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turn your car on 5 min before departure?
Some people would say that isn't very green, and in at least one American state (I suspect more), it's illegal.* Google "anti-idling laws."

You could also google "winter plug-ins" for what they do in places where it can get so cold that the car might not start, like Minnesota.

*Whether that's true on your own property, in your own driveway, I don't know.
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Old October 12th, 2013, 04:51 PM   #22390
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Is it only in Germany not allowed to turn the engine on to defrost?
Think I answered your question before I saw it. See my previous post.
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Old October 12th, 2013, 04:58 PM   #22391
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69 likes.
Double-entendre potential there. Don't know what to do with the "received" part, though.
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Old October 12th, 2013, 04:59 PM   #22392
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....Anyone plucky enough to show himself?

(PLH, remember it's the Roadside Rest Area thread and don't say it''s not a chat or so and do not use your scissors, please)
We know Spinoza looks like John Belushi....
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Old October 12th, 2013, 05:59 PM   #22393
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Don't you think, it's time to to introduce (show)myself, after so many years on the forum? Here I am (guess the location).


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I put on Belgian t-shirt, probably Chinese trousers, German shoes made in Taiwan and Umbro sox. Anyone plucky enough to show himself?

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Old October 12th, 2013, 06:10 PM   #22394
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Crop circles?
https://maps.google.it/maps?ll=45.93...16&lci=weather
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Old October 12th, 2013, 06:24 PM   #22395
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Today's engines are very efficient, which is a good thing, but they don't produce much heat when running idle.
Especially the new diesel engines. It's not uncommon that during cold weather (-20C and below) the engine coolant temperature will actually drop while running idle. Therefore it's completely pointless to run your engine idle before setting off.

Talking about starting your engine during cold weather, this is a very extreme example
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Old October 12th, 2013, 06:25 PM   #22396
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Sure what the hell.



The first one looks more in character.
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Old October 12th, 2013, 06:29 PM   #22397
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The first one looks more in character.
Nah that'd be this one...

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Old October 13th, 2013, 12:35 AM   #22398
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Either these pictures are too old or you're younger than what I thought you were :-)

(Isn't it very painful to native English speakers to read lots of posts having several grammatical mistakes?)
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Old October 13th, 2013, 12:50 AM   #22399
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Today's engines are very efficient, which is a good thing, but they don't produce much heat when running idle.
Also, most modern cars have bypasses to send hot coolant directly to the A/C radiator when needed; this way, even if the engine has been running for few seconds, you'll get a bit of hot air.

My Benz W169 really surprised me, first time.
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Old October 13th, 2013, 02:49 AM   #22400
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