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Old 12-05-2013, 03:16 PM
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Went out and cleaned carpets no big deal.
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Old 12-05-2013, 04:12 PM
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Hadn't started either the 60 or the 55 for about a week. We needed the 55 to plow the driveway yesterday and it took a couple shots of starter fluid and a jump box to get it started. The 60 needed the same!
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Old 12-05-2013, 06:18 PM
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80 fired right up. 4runner no starty....low amps in the battery, so it's on the charger for the night. twrecks has been grumpy to start and didn't try to start either the blue pig or steves pig, but will get them all fired up saturday and to operating temps to keep things flowing. all should have decent antifreeze in them (although the 4runner is a bit heavy on the water side, it will be close as it tested to around -15 :O
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Old 12-05-2013, 07:31 PM
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My 80 had been sitting for a few days, so it was slow to crank this morning. Never really got warmed up during my 4 mile commute. I was wishing I had seat heaters.
My 80 was fully warm by the time i drove my 2.8 city miles to work. You may want to check that thermostat.
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Old 12-05-2013, 07:41 PM
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It's nice to now have a 60 with a working heater. It was -10 in Evergreen this morning. It started with a few extra pumps and full choke. Warmed up nicely. My old 60 always started too, but never warmed up well.
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:02 PM
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It's nice to now have a 60 with a working heater. It was -10 in Evergreen this morning. It started with a few extra pumps and full choke. Warmed up nicely. My old 60 always started too, but never warmed up well.
It's also nice to have a dual battery system in proper working order, ain't it?
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Old 12-05-2013, 09:57 PM
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My 80 had been sitting for a few days, so it was slow to crank this morning. Never really got warmed up during my 4 mile commute. I was wishing I had seat heaters.
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My 80 was fully warm by the time i drove my 2.8 city miles to work. You may want to check that thermostat.
Agreed. In the time it takes me to cover the mile to paved road from my house my 80 is always blowing heat to the interior, and by the time I get her up to speed on concrete the trans will shift to 4th right away.
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Old 12-06-2013, 06:36 AM
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-21 at my house this AM in the Black Forest. My house is in a depression that collects cold air. Realizing that current antifreezes only protect to -35 with a 50/50 mixture, I hope I'm a little rich on all my vehicles!

With any luck, some pine beetles froze to death last night.
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Old 12-06-2013, 07:15 AM
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Brakes on my 99 4runner freezing up. The second time I've hit the brakes both mornings, the pedal has no action, and obviously no braking! I guess the booster has something freezing. After a few "pumps", something gives and brakes work fine. Scary!
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Old 12-06-2013, 07:40 AM
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I've had a similar issue with my brakes, but it was the rear drums freezing mainly from the mag-chloride mix working it way in and freezing the shoes in place when I set the parking brake.
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