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12-08-2013 01:45 PM
JeepersDave I installed a block heater when I built my motor, even though I'm not in a typically cold area. (Vancouver, WA) it's really nice to come out to a frost free, ready to throw heat ragtop in 10* abnormally cold weather. Sure worth the $30 I spent on it!
12-08-2013 10:24 AM
Norm My '04 Rubicon came w/out a block heater but I had the dealer install it.

Living up here in the North Country I wouldn't be w/out it … I've read that most engine wear occurs in the start-up phase.
12-08-2013 10:12 AM
Chuck59 My Wrangler was originally sold and built for sale in Canada. I must have the only Jeep ever made for Canada without a block heater. Ugg
12-06-2013 06:16 AM
chriskelly I lived in Alaska for 5 years and all cars and trucks that are left outside must have block heaters on them to prevent even the antifreeze and oil from turning into frozen sludge. Block heaters are used on cars and jeeps in this case that are located in very cold conditions where fluids in the engine become so thick that it makes it impossible to get them started. They also aid in starting even in moderately cold areas as well. Makes it much easier for the starter to turn the engine over.
12-06-2013 06:01 AM
Chuck59 Wish my 04 LJ had a block heater this morning. It is colddddd outside. A block heater makes everything better for starting purposes in the winter. From easier starting to faster warm ups ( which means faster defrost on windshield ), etc.
02-06-2011 10:55 PM
Wyominer My Jeep will have a block heater by next summer! I have a 98 with a 4.0 that has never given any starting problems. However, with a block heater, once the temp get down to 10 - 15 degrees, they sure make starting a lot easier, and warm-up time is faster. I also believe the block heater helps battery and starter life.

I have a toyota pick-up with a gas engine and block heater. When it gets bitter cold, I usually drive it to work, simply because it is warmer and more air tight. If the temp is going to be 5 or above, I use a timer set to come on about 3 hours before I will be leaving for work, If it's going to be real cold, I just plug it in when I get home and leave it on for the night (or day) while I sleep.
02-06-2011 10:22 AM
A1bertmarkovski
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http://www.wranglerforum.com/f19/blo...ter-77214.html

so what was the problem with your rear end leak and clunking ?
haha the axle was broken...i took it to a shop and told the pa state inspections officer he went to look at the jeep and the mechanic took off the wheel to show problems and the axle crumbled...sooo the dealer is buying and replacing a brand new dana 44 or they go to jail and or lose all pa inspection licenses!

read this haha http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/fun-time-78621.html
02-06-2011 10:03 AM
T2000J http://www.wranglerforum.com/f19/blo...ter-77214.html

so what was the problem with your rear end leak and clunking ?
02-06-2011 10:03 AM
FalconRods Got one on my 2010 Rubicon - don't think that I'll ever have to use it Mississippi though.
02-06-2011 09:57 AM
A1bertmarkovski
block heater?

i have an 04 rubi and i saw it had an engine block heater...does anyone else have this? i thought they were only for diesel fueled trucks...

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