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      11-09-2012, 01:57 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by dd1981 View Post
No youre fine. Make sure that needle just moves up to 180 then start doing spirited driving. Gotta let the oil thin out and get to all the moving parts.
Yeah that's what I normally do; wait for the needle to just start pushing up a bit beyond its hibernating state at 160F. That itself take an agonizing 6-8 minutes or so.