[Vwdiesel] Keeping your cool- or peg the needle at 12 o'clock 1.5 RabbitNA.

Dana Morphew kadm at pugetsound.net
Sun Feb 9 05:05:06 EST 2003

Right you are; I didn't think about the gasoline engines.  Still, I find a healthy
cooling system will handle the diesel heating load safely.


>>  I'm wondering at what rpm the waterpump will begin to cavitate and give a result
>>opposite of what you are trying to accomplish.
> Not a problem on a diesel, since you top out the engine revs at 5000.  Same WP and pulleys used on the higher reving gas
> engines.  Many gas engine folks do the opposite and run underdrive pulleys to slow down the accessories, but on a slow reving
> diesel, overdrive pulleys help.
> --
>     Roger

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