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Any thing wrong with pluging it in all nite or for days at a time if not driving much? Not freezeing yet but was after faster warm ups. its getting in the 30s and low 40s at nite. And when should should I start useing gell protection.Thanks Guys PS damm I like this D max why did I wait so long :cookoo[1]:
 

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I never plug mine in. That thing scares the crap out of me. Why they put a little appliance plug on something that draws 10+ amps is a mystery to me. I've never had a problem starting, even in negative temps.
 

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The way I understand the fuel treatment is that it is treated appropriately for your area as the weather changes so if you fill up regularly it shouldn't be a problem. As long as you don't fill a huge tank in the deep south and head straight north in the late fall it shouldn't be a problem. I am new at this, am I right or wrong?
 

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Sounds good to me , But this Idaho , as they say wecome to Idaho set youe clock back 25yrs lol . Any body in Id. out What are you guys doing , useing? tahnks
 

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Plugging in will only kill your electric bill. I don't plug in unless it is around zero.

As far as the anti-gel, just use a good fuel additive. I use stanadyne in nearly every tank year round. The additive you use is all personal preference though. There are some decent ones out there.
 

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I used a timer on my Ford for many years to avoid heating the thing all night, it worked out pretty well. I only would plug it in if temps were in the single digits and below.
 

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ive left mine plugged in for weeks at a time.
 

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Thanks All , think I wont be plugen if I,m driving every day ,and it dosent get in the teens. I don't mind saving some cash , just dident want to have hard starts or hurt the thing.
 

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It is true that they treat the fuel accordingly to the area you are in. I know here in MT they do. You can use an additive for peace of mind etc.

As for the plugging in. It does draw alot of power, make sure and use atleast a 12gauge ext. cord. I run a 10gauge and it seems to work nicely, I don't plug in until atleast single digits.

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