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RE: NEEDED BAD! tank from radiator, 88 80-90q
geeeezzz, that is a bad reputation?!!
wow, I am surprised that he(Peter) would call this letter a bad reputation!!
I mean, really....that I am "hell bent".....is that soooo bad?
>From: "Buchholz, Steven" <Steven.Buchholz@kla-tencor.com>
>To: "'Obin Olson'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: RE: NEEDED BAD! tank from radiator, 88 80-90q
>Date: Fri, 23 Jul 1999 11:37:07 -0700
>I believe that Peter was referring to the message I posted to the list ...
>I've attached a copy below to refresh your memory ...
> > ----------
> > From: Buchholz, Steven
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 1999 11:34 AM
> > To: 'Obin Olson'; 'qlist'
> > Subject: RE: NEEDED BAD! tank from radiator, 88 80-90q
> > ... so ... you must have gotten responses from others trying to dissuade
> > you from trying to repair your plastic tanked radiator as well, so now
> > repost the request, yet again ... with the additional clause that you
> > don't want to hear about how it can't (or perhaps shouldn't) be done ...
> > Hello ... McFly?
> > Might I suggest that there might not be a lot of experience with doing
> > what you are hellbent to accomplish on the list, and perhaps you might
> > want to consider other sources. When I looked into the repair of the
> > plastic tanked rad that failed many years ago on my 1978 Audi Fox I was
> > told it was impossible, but I've heard that lately there are radiator
> > shops who claim to be able to repair them ... perhaps you can try
> > a local radiator shop to get their professional opinion.
> > My unprofessional opinion as an Audi owner with over 40 Audi-years of
> > experience with doing my own service is that if I could find a way to
> > exchange every part in the coolant system made of plastic with a metal
> > replacement (heater valves, radiator tanks, aux water pumps, heater
> > ...) I would live a happier life. There's nothing quite like having to
> > deal with a massive coolant loss because a radiator fitting, heater
> > or aux water pump decided it could no longer handle the pressure. I
> > say that I don't ever recall having a rubber hose fail so
> > in those same 40+ Audi-years ...
> > Good luck on repairing your radiator tanks ... when you do manage to
> > effect a repair I will be interested to hear how long it is until you'll
> > need to go back and do it again ...
> > Steve Buchholz
> > San Jose, CA (USA)
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