No, Mr. Lemmywinks, No!!!
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Harriman, TN
Hitting it in third hard, before it commands lockup, will warm it up in a half mile or less, lol.
You want to be gentle until the oil hits at least 70°F, lifters don't pump down very well cold... but that's maybe 30 seconds at idle tops here in the South.
YMMSV,DTL. (Your Mileage May Seriously Vary, Due To Latitude.)
Red '96 Cougar XR-7 240k mi. '02 4R70W, PST DS : '03 PI engine, 04 maf, 24lb injectors, 2.5" exhaust, '02 4r70w + Jmod, DirtyD0g TC + cooler + 3/8" lines, 255 walbro fp. Alpine system.
Black '96 Cougar XR-7 (Lazarus) 210k mi PI Intake, '02 4R70W, Jmod, PST DS, GrogTune, Konis, Mark LCA+Poly, racecougar Custom Engine Chain, and JL and racecougar Bracing.
Black '97 Tbird Limited Edition, '02 4R70W, 255 walbro, PST DS, PBR Brakes&SS lines, Toicko Blues & Springs, GrogTune.
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