[20v] '91 Coupe Overhaul - Question #2

J.B. Hebert jhebert at wrxtra.com
Tue Dec 18 06:51:19 PST 2007


Makes sense about the used units; probably not worth my trouble.

That price is from Rusty at buyeuroparts.com.  I've been going to him 
for years for Mercedes stuff, and he has good prices on Audi parts as 
well.  And orders over $99 are shipped free.

Regards,

J.B.

At 01:56 AM 12/17/2007, you wrote:

>Hi J.B. yes, I think that is the sensible thing to do, just by-pass it for
>now, it's freezing anyway or at least here in Canada in the Toronto area.
>But chances of finding a good used rad are virtually nil, you would have to
>find a car in a scrap yard that had this rad replaced sometime, otherwise
>they're all almost 20 years old and in poor shape (if they're still in any
>shape at all). If I can ask where did you get that price, dealer, 3rd party,
>Chris at Force 5? again I think it's a good price.
>
>George
>
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>From: "J.B. Hebert" <jhebert at wrxtra.com>
>To: "Todd Phenneger" <tquattroguy at yahoo.com>; <20v at audifans.com>
>Cc: <20v at audifans.com>
>Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2007 7:56 PM
>Subject: Re: [20v] '91 Coupe Overhaul - Question #2
>
>
> > My '89 90Q with the 10v has both.  I live in western MA, so it
> > doesn't get super hot but I want to be able to run the A/C without
> > worrying about overheating.  I'll probably leave it for now and keep
> > an eye out for a good used one or a good deal on a new one for next
>summer.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > J.B.
> >
> > At 10:25 PM 12/16/2007, Todd Phenneger wrote:
> >
> > >Or just leave it as is.
> > >Many have replaced with no issues.  Where do you live.  ID you don't live
>in
> > >the South I'd call it good and leave it.  I don't think the 10v cars had
>it.
> > >At least the 4kq did not.  But the turbo cars "urq" and 90q20v and CQ I
> > >think all had it.  Unless some early models didn't and that's what
>prompted
> > >the addition.
> > >
> > >l8r
> > >
> > >
> > > > From: "J.B. Hebert" <jhebert at wrxtra.com>
> > > > Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 22:56:59 -0500
> > > > To: <20v at audifans.com>
> > > > Subject: [20v] '91 Coupe Overhaul - Question #2
> > > >
> > > > I was under the impression that all 5 cylinder cars had two
> > > > radiators; the primary offset radiator with the cooling fan and A/C
> > > > condensor, and the smaller auxiliary behind the grill.  The coupe I
> > > > just picked up does not have the auxiliary radiator; it is
> > > > bypassed.  I was ready to make disparaging remarks about whatever
> > > > previous owner bypassed it instead of replacing it, but upon looking
> > > > in the Bently manual the pictures make it look like the aux. radiator
> > > > was perhaps optional?  The couplings in the hoses are dotted lines
> > > > instead of solid, and it doesn't show a picture of it.  Was the
> > > > second radiator an option?  If not, does anyone have a spare in good
> > > > shape they'd be willing to part with?  The best price I can find is
> > > > $147 for a new unit.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks again,
> > > >
> > > > J.B.
> > > >
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