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      11-08-2012, 10:16 PM   #4
dd1981
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Originally Posted by tojo_m View Post
Just wanted to know what is the minimum oil temperature that you think the car should attain before slamming on the accelerator?
I've noticed on my car, the steady state temperature is about 235 F but it take a long time to reach that temperature (about 10-14 minutes of driving). Was wondering if it is safe(in the long run) to take the engine to near red line speeds before the temperature reaches steady state?
Minimum of 180*. Gotta let that turbo get nice n hot. Interesting you ask this, I wonder how many people that know nothing about FI/turbos will just flogg the shit out of their cars upon starup...
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