quote:I don't see a problem with this as long as you run the engine until the coolant fan comes on. On carburated engines I think this is benefical. It keeps the carb passages and jets clean by running fuel through them. It also refills the float bowls since fuel evaporates from them.
Originally posted by Patman: Also, another thing that bothers me is that people feel the need to start and idle their engines during winter storage. All this does is add more fuel to the oil (same thing with the extra idling to warm up the engine)