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Old 01-22-2009, 12:10 PM   #76
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Originally Posted by bigfatvr6prik View Post
I am sure indirectly heat is being passed around from the block to whatever it can be passed on to...but mostly to oil.
But all the oil is in the sump? So the block is being heated and some of that heat goes to the water jacket around the cylinders.

And don't forget BMW water temp gauges are dampened - if you really want to get the actual water temp use an OBD reader.
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