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Old 10-02-2012, 02:54 AM   #112
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Originally Posted by InDiGlOM3 View Post
All cars heat up a bit when you turn then off... Just pay attention next time you go into a 7-11 to pick up a coke real fast. When you get back in and start it up the oil will be a bit past 210. Up to 240 even depending on how hot it is outside. Engine componets are hotter then your oil temp and that heats up the oil a bit after its turned off and not moving around through the cooler etc.

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Thanks for the info. That helps! I usually let the car cool down. Just that one time, I panicked hoping I didn't ruin anything.

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