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Oil Temps

In message <c=US%a=_%p=FirePower_System%l=EXCHANGE-970717192035Z-861@exchange.nt.firepower.com> Anton Gaidos III writes:

>  If 110 - 130 is the exceptable range then I better baby the car when
> driving. Going over the "hill" in the afternoon with a/c off, the car
> can easily get to 150 C. This is under normal driving not high rev
> driving. 

Too high, though not dangerous.

I assume a WR?  It might pay to check that oil is actually passing through the 
oil cooler.  There's a curious sprung plunger assembly in the WR's twin filter 
holder that seems to control flow to the oil cooler on a thermostatic basis - 
I've never had one to pieces but it's on my list of things to have a damn good 
look at if I ever get the chance.
Really, what I would like is someone with your symptoms within, say, a twenty 
mile radius.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club
 (Anyone got a use for a 19mm Allen driver?)