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Old 01-23-2007, 05:39 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by GXP Venom
Hoping it'* OK to idle, I have to allow mine toi dle about 30 minutes with the trunk acess panel open to go anywhere. The selenoid valves to my suspension wont open or close when the temp goes below freezing. Most small chrome tanks for air hydraulics including mine dont have drain holes on the bottom and the only way to get rid of moisture in to do full body drops. Its not enough to keep the valves from freezing.
Don't you have a bottle warmer for the N20? Get smaller ones for the suspension

Letting your car idle for 5-10 minutes will not hurt your car. Over the coarse of normal daily driving espeically in town you easily exceed this at traffic lights, stop signs, and clogged traffic.
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:17 PM   #22
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as far as i could guess, idling would lead to sludge in the engine. But this is just a guess. That'* why i figured i would ask for opinions.
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Sludge in the engine would be a result of poor maintenance, and poor engine design (IMO), among other things like driving conditions. I wouldn't worry about a sludge problem in the 3800 though. Change the oil regularly and you should be fine for many many miles.

Certain Chryslers, Toyotas, VWs...are prone to sludge problems. 2.7 Dodge engine for example.
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