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Subject:  Re: A simple question about oil Date:  2/1/2013  1:20 PM
Author:  TMFTwitty Number:  69806 of 70809

I've always wondered about this, too. Why at full load?

Engines may not get up to full operating temperature unless they are doing work. Just spinning themselves around may not be enough.

Richard
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