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83urq Water Temp too High

In message <9703121650.AA01420@mashtun> ptimmerm@mashtun.JPL.NASA.GOV writes:

> A simple cheap way to decrease water temp in the Ur-Q
> is to install a colder thermoswitch on the bottom of
> the radiator.  You end up dumping the coolant to do it,
> but other than that it is a $15/15 minute modifcation.
> I put a 75 degree C unit in my car, and the fan runs
> more often now.

Not a good idea.  The pistons are oval when cold and only truly circular at 
operating temperature.  The thermostat on the block should start to open at 87 
degrees Celsius.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club