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When it's cold outside, I let it sit for about a minute and then start driving. During summer I don't let it warm up at all.
 

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I think the Driver's Manual even states that it's safest for your engine to warm up while driving below a certain RPM and that letting a cold engine idle is not good for it. Such is the reason for the variable RPM redline indicator on the M3.
 

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<---- Socal. Its never cold enough for me to worry about warming up. But I leave the house at 6am so I don't normally push the engine because I am just too damn tired.

But I do open the sun roof every morning and blast the radio all the way the school.
 

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never warmed up. but my neighbor he freaking rev's the sh*t outta his jeep everymorning and wakes me up. I just wanna sock that guy
 

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nope i turn it on.. let the rpms dip to about 1000 and drive. i dont really care to tell you the truth.. i don't plan on keeping the car FOREVER. i think that not properly warming up ur engine will effect u in the higher miles.. 80k+ and ill only keep it till around 40k.. just my output on things.. lol.. no dobut, the car is stil lmy baby
 

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You are supposed to start and go while slowly increasing revs :thumbup:
 

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Owners manual says to let it warm up while driving. Be easy on it until it fully warms up.
 

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-20 this morning. Dropped to -32 with wind chill. Get in and drive.
:yikes: o god, i didnt think it could get that cold. i would be afraid to hit a bump too hard, i would think my tire would shatter lol. damn, i dont car, i would let that car warm up first. i'd install one of those remote starters. thats crazy cold.

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I read the newpaper and they put up a strategy that don't warm up your car more than 30 sec......it says let the car runs and it helps the engine oil/tranny oil go smoother.
 

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I let my M warm up in the morning after sitting overnight. Otherwise, I usually get in, wait about a minute or so, and drive slowly until it warms up.


(both of my "babies" below :D ) ..before you say she's short, she's 5'1". ..heehee
 

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I used to warm it up...

But now I just start it up and go...unless if it's too freezin outside, then i'll warm it up so that the car's interior can be heated up...
 
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