[Vwdiesel] diesel thermostat

Michael Snow mwsnow at cox.net
Wed Feb 6 15:49:10 EST 2002

Forget what the idiot guage in the dash says.  Use a real gauge and find
out what the actual engine temperature is.  87C should produce plenty of
  heat if the thermostat and heater flaps are functioning properly.

Mike Snow

Travelbike at aol.com wrote:
> Is there a thermostat with a higher temp rating than the typically used on
> with the 87 degree rating ?  My engine seems to run too cold.  Changed the
> thermoastat maybe a few months back.  Tried covering the radiator with some
> sheet metal - improved slightly but putting a higher temp thermostat might be
> better.

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