Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2006 20:51:09 +0100
From: Eeyore <>
Subject: Re: Am I driving a 9-5 or an SUV!

Jim M wrote: > With that type of driving, I'd feel guilty doing 2,500 miles between oil > changes. I believe automotive engines need to fully warm up on a regular > basis to allow the oil to burn-off the raw gas that gets down the cylinder > walls during cold operation. I believe that's part of the sludge problem with 9-5s. It was designed for efficiency on long runs not short ones. Graham

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