[V8] Re: cold weather killing gas mileage (AHA!!!)
David.Coleman at blackrock.com
Sun May 1 23:14:48 EDT 2005
On the coldest days (10 degrees F) at 70mph for an hour, mine's always shown 70-80 C and on blistering hot days (95 degrees F) it reads 95-100 C. It's dead on 87 the other 320 days a year. That's been true with three different t-stats.
And that's a lot of numbers for one post.
David A. Coleman
Sent via BlackBerry Wireless
From: v8-bounces at audifans.com <v8-bounces at audifans.com>
To: quickaudi at aol.com <quickaudi at aol.com>; v8 at audifans.com <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Sun May 01 23:02:43 2005
Subject: Re: [V8] Re: cold weather killing gas mileage (AHA!!!)
I meant that given the same driving circumstance, say steady 70 mph on a
highway, a properly functioning thermostat should keep the engine at the same
temperature whether the ambient temperature is, say, 20 degrees F or 70
At 10:15 PM 5/1/2005 -0400, quickaudi at aol.com wrote:
> I don't think I understand. It isn't fluctuating at steady driving. I'm
> just saying, in general, when it is 30 degrees outside, the car will run
> cooler, as opposed to 70 degrees outside, where it will run a little warmer.
> It is a steady temperature, whatever that might be.
> '90 V8q
> '86 5kcstq
> -----Original Message-----
> If the operating temperature is fluctuating at steady driving, you have a
> partially nonfunctional thermostat. It shouldn't run "warmer when it's
> warm and cooler when it's cool".
Audifans V8 mailing list
Send posts to: mailto:V8 at audifans.com
Manage your list connection: http://www.audifans.com/mailman/listinfo/v8
Have an Audi V8 question? Check the Audifans Knowledgebase!
Have a V8 answer? ... Please help others by adding to the KB ... all contributions welcome!
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MESSAGE AND ANY ATTACHMENT MAY BE PRIVILEGED, CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY OR OTHERWISE PROTECTED FROM DISCLOSURE. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, copying or use of this message and any attachment is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and permanently delete it from your computer and destroy any printout thereof.
More information about the V8