Is it important to idle my vehicle for a few minutes to warm up the engine, especially in winter?
No. Although this is a common practice among motorists, it’s also wasteful and damages the environment. Tests show that you need no more than 30 seconds of idling to circulate the engine oil before you can drive away on cold days. Anything more just wastes money and produces needless greenhouse gas emissions. Remember, more than the engine needs to be warmed – so do the tires, transmission, wheel bearings and other moving parts. As well, the catalytic converter doesn’t function at its peak until it reaches between 400°C and 800°C. The best way to warm the engine and all other components is to drive your vehicle.
The lesson we learn from this story is....
Get a real job....You chose to shake your silicone at some ganky dude for 5 bucks instead of getting a degree and landing a real gig....
Hard to feel bad....
MAKE 'EM BIG!!!!!!!! And with good coffee and I'm good!!!!!
so excited for this to open!
Oh I'm sorry, I'm busy... I don't know what I am doing but I am busy so I won't be attending...
The Sous Chef is a friend of mine and he is stupid passionate so it stands to no reason they're FINALLY garnering accolades!!!!!
I CALL BULLSHIT!!!!!!!!
Any Mechanic worth his salt will tell you to ALWAYS warm your car up before you take off. It only stands to reason, in the winter, it needs just a little longer. I don't mean a half hour, but a little longer. If it's not warmed up to par, you ARE damaging your vehicle. The law is to cover both theft and environment issues. Trouble is, You're not really adding that much to the environment in a few minutes or wasting any real amount of fuel, that's nonsense. If you are worried about every trickle into the environment, maybe you shouldn't be using one at all or at least not for vacations, visiting friends or anything else not absolutely detrimental to your life. Also, as for the theft part, if you lost your vehicle because of leaving it running, you not only won't be compensated from insurance, but can be in trouble for whatever happens with that vehicle because they couldn't have taken it as easily if you hadn't left it running unattended. Yes, this law IS enforced at times. I had a cop steal my car keys from my ignition when I left it running in the winter to warm it and that was about twenty some years ago.
Just another major reason why the once magical arena tour facet of the music industry has crashed and burned....with no return.
The 92.3 FM midday talkers were all over this on Monday. And a day later on the station, the morning team talked about the PR hacks at the Browns constantly turning down interview requests with Banner and others to the point where they have stopped asking....and the station is "Home" of the Cleveland Browns.
The outlets were also a solid way for fans to purchase tickets.....which has become much easier online.
went to the opening in beachwood it sucked...
This is just dumb... B/c I should drive my car with ice and frost when you cant see anything,whoever said it isnt that cold in Ohio is freaking crazzzzyyyy lol and only the poor should have the right to cold start, obviously I know what class you fall in.
@Nick Brown. That is completely incorrect. Oval pistons? No they do not. In fact they would me slightly smaller than the bore of the cylinder to allow for expansion as the engine components get to operating temperature. Engines are designed to operate at operating temperature, not cold temperatures. So the warm up process should happen as quickly as possible, hence the stringent emission regulations put upon automakers. The cold start process is something that the EPA has tried to curb extensively (E-CATS, Heated Oxygen Sensors,etc). The cold start process has been designed to be shorter and shorter with new regulations to curb the amount of fuel wasted in the warm up process. Starting a cold engine takes a lot of fuel, and that consumption adds up.
so sad this looks to be most retail in the coming future. hello to not leaving your home to shop don't complain there isn't anything to do
Hell we survived a burning river, what's a few zombies???
Letting a car warm up isn't bad for your engine! Driving it while the engine is still cold is bad
Wait, so does this apply if you have a remote car starter?
this is funny if you are a browns fan
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