mdg3369 at newtsplace.com
Thu Aug 8 17:07:35 EDT 2002
Is the T-Stat in the oil filter housing opening? I know in mine it
wasn't....Still doesn't explain why the oil temps cool down under heavy
use....I dunno, good luck Marc!
> Hmm, I just don't buy that the water and oil temps are as independent as
> you're making, expecially considering oil temps are almost double what they
> should be, and the water temp hasn't budged a bit? You've got oil and
> water all moving around in the same aluminum head, water and oil temps are
> quite correlated, you add more cooling capacity to either oil or water, and
> both temps reflect the increase. Something's not adding up here for me,
> I've never seen this IME.
> Also, there is no need for a fan on a properly installed oil cooler in any
> Audi application I've ever seen, especially in a 4kq turbo conversion with
> no AC. I know what oil cooler Marc is running (same one I am), it should
> be more than sufficient to keep his oil temps under 250F.
> In a message dated Thu, 8 Aug 2002 5:29:05 PM Eastern Standard Time, Huw
> Powell <human747 at attbi.com> writes:
>>> If this is the case, how come its not reflecting at all in the water temps?
>>Because the water cooling system is sufficient to "lose" all its excess
>>The oil cooling system isn't - and with the piston sprayer engines, the
>>oil picks up that extra piston heat *fast*.
>>PS, Marc, have you considered setting up a small thermostatically
>>switched electric fan on your oil cooler? Or even manually switched, to
>>experiment? I know you love to experiment...
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