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      01-30-2011, 07:09 PM   #79
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Drives: ESS M3 / M4
Join Date: May 2007
Location: AZ

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Originally Posted by Fsarc View Post
@ESS- Any issues with very cold start ups? (below 25 degrees) Block heater or engine blanket required? Weather has been pretty cold in the Northeast.

Car will always be leaving a temperature controlled garage so no issues there, however return trip I could be facing a cold start up.

Looking at the Vortech warranty page it appears to be an issue (voids warranty). Not sure if this is applicable in the VT-535/575 application.

"Subjecting any Vortech supercharger to a “cold start-up” condition (below 25° F) without the use of an engine block heater/aftermarket engine blanket."
We have many cars that use our kits in sub 25 deg F temps without issue. Our 2 year warranty will cover the blower 100% regardless of the climate it is used in.