[V8] Temp Sensor

Nadjkovic Kraig A TSgt 552 CMS/MXMVC Kraig.Nadjkovic at tinker.af.mil
Wed Oct 6 08:51:11 EDT 2004

 A larger water pump pulley will turn slower at a given engine speed.  The
crank speed stays the same, the belt speed (feet per minute) stays the same,
and the new, larger water pump pulley will turn slower.

-----Original Message-----
From: v8-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of
Dave Head
Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 7:45 AM
To: allanvega at adelphia.net
Cc: v8 at audifans.com; CoultL at aol.com
Subject: Re: [V8] Temp Sensor

NICE tip!

allanvega at adelphia.net wrote:

>FYI all......a water pump from a 3.7 a8 will bolt right up to our 3.6 
>cars. the only difference is that it has a larger pulley (I.E flows 
>more coolant at any given rpm) Allan
>>From: CoultL at aol.com
>>Date: 2004/10/05 Tue PM 08:02:32 EDT
>>To: v8 at audifans.com
>>Subject: Re: [V8] Temp Sensor
>>I have already knocked out all of the obvious culprits.  The electric  
>>fan fusible link is new and the fan runs through the 3 speeds 
>>correctly.  I installed a bracket to lock the belt driven fan's 
>>viscous clutch....so it is  pumping more air than a new tighter clutch 
>>would.  The radiator is a brand  new German one.  The temp never rises 
>>over 110 degrees.  It will  get there in hot stop and go with the AC on or
off.  On hot days it  will go a little above 100
>>while cruising on the highway.   Basically, it will get too hot unless the
>>rpms are up.  It  seems like the water pump is not pumping enough
>>I am  thinking that the thermostat is just not fully opening.  We will
>>I will hold off on a new temp sensor.  Thanks to everyone for the  advice.

>>-Justin Lewis

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