[200q20v] Re: [s-cars] Thermostat: 80C vs 87C
marvin at icon.co.za
Thu Mar 1 10:13:29 EST 2001
Would you happen to have a Part No.?
I need this too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Black" <gfritz at cgocable.net>
To: "Martin, Gary G" <MartinGG at aetna.com>
Cc: "'200q20v'" <200q20v at audifans.com>; "'AUDI S Cars Discussion List'"
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Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 6:30 PM
Subject: Re: [s-cars] Thermostat: 80C vs 87C
> I just last week had a 90.5C thermostat installed in my S4. The old one
> completely shot and stuck open, therefore the engine never reached its
> operating temp. The 90.5C thermostat is German made, fail safe and the
> heats up fast now, also the interior doesn't take 20km. or more to warm
> I am very pleased.
> Tom Black.
> "Martin, Gary G" wrote:
> > Okay, I'm going to beat this horse some more.. S4/200 I5 engine. Which
> > thermostat, 87C or 80C. I know this has been discussed before. Looking
> > Bently it refers in several places to "bring engine to operating temp of
> > 80C" and then in the coolant section states " thermostat opens at 87C
> > closes?? at 102C". Bad wording there, I think they mean it's totally
> > 102C. I know from prior discussions that S4 seems to have some 80, some
> > Does anybody know for sure which is correct and/or does it make any
> > difference? Your FINAL answer please. :-)
> > Gary
> > 94S4 (87C) 91 200 TQW(soon) ((80C or less))
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