Cooling System

Mike Del Tergo mdeltergo at
Thu Apr 10 13:19:48 EDT 2003

From:DasWolfen at
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  Anyone who's ever experienced the "heat gain" phenomena after swapping an
engine and forgetting to improve an already marginal cooling system will
have a full understanding of the purpose of the aux radiator.

it depends on why is was marginal in the first place, bad design, or plugged
rad, heater core, tstat, bad coolant, bad rad fan?  I bumped the horsepower
in my UrQ 20%, dropped the aux rad, and still run below an indicated 100C in
90 ambient.  Before the tsat in the 200 failed I ran 130MPH in the desert at
high noon and the indicated temp was barely at the "thick middle" hash mark.
  This indicated to me that the cooling system was pretty robust.  And you
have Tom who is operating that way with no ill effects to date. Interesting.

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