Cooling System

Phil Rose pjrose at
Wed Apr 9 11:33:52 EDT 2003

At 1:47 PM +0000 4/9/03, Mike Del Tergo wrote:
>After a recent run around trying to find the cause of my "hi" operating
>temps, I was surprised to find it was a bad thermostat.  I've found these
>very rarely fail and thought for sure it was the rad thermo switch.  Any
>way, 2 changes of coolant, temp switch, and thermostat (80C)later,

I believe the proper thermostat is 87C. Why did you decide to use 80C?

>  the car
>is running markedly cool, even given cooler than normal ambient for this
>time of year.

see above

>My question is, has anyone run the 200 20V without the aux rad?  I run my
>UrQ this way with no problem.  Granted the 20V is a horse of a different
>color but I figured someone may have tried it.  If not, I may give it a shot
>myself this summer.

Might be alright in an emergency, but otherwise--why?  Weight savings?


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
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