Turbo cooling, previously Re: [Biturbos4] S4 Biturbo newbie
gfl1 at optonline.net
Fri Dec 24 20:49:31 EST 2004
Hard to install?
On Dec 24, 2004, at 11:15 AM, dap128 wrote:
> The 2.7T does have an afterrun fan/coolant pump, but the temperature
> setting on the stock thermoswitch is far higher than most cars ever
> encounter. A few enterprising individuals on Audiworld have
> discovered a direct swap thermoswitch with a much lower temperature
> setting. The switch in question is from a EuroVan, IIRC.
> I've got that switch installed and it works well.
> -Dave Pramanik
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Charles Wurts"
> <cwurts12 at mindspring.com>
> To: "BiturboS4" <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 23, 2004 8:59 PM
> Subject: Re: Turbo cooling, previously Re: [Biturbos4] S4 Biturbo
>>> On the old I5 engines, the cooling fan can come on as well after the
>>> engine is off if it's hot enough. Newer engines no longer do that,
>>> not sure why, could be a safety reason.
>> Todd so far is the only one who is told me that the after run
>> function is still present on the biturbos; he told me that the Tstat
>> is much higher and will rarely come into play. I would like some
>> more info about this if there is any knowledge out there. I asked
>> him about using a lower temp Tstat rather than a turbo timer as it is
>> more appealing to me. In the mean time I am religious about cool
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