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Old 09-13-2013, 05:02 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by SubDad View Post
I read that peppermint oil keeps mice away better than dryer sheets.
And my car smells minty-fresh in spring.

+1 on park brake off and oil change before and after storage, with the cheapest possible essence of dinosaur, no need for synthetics.

I started my E30 twice last winter because I couldn't help myself. Rolling it from one end of the garage to the other just wasn't doing for me. I know, I'm bad, but if you let it run until it's warm enough to evaporate the water out of the oil it's less bad.
Thats a long time to get the oil temps up. Water temp sure, but it takes a long time if at all to get the oil up to operating temperature at idle. And letting it idle for that long is bad in itself

Originally Posted by JINT View Post
Some people have serious track experience from the cruise, so what is fast to you, isn't fast to them.
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