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Re: Engine temp (was: all sorts of subje
> I can accept that the German's design penchant for locating oil
> temp (etc.) guages below big-toe level is some strange cultural
> moral esthetic folderol (and thus not "wrong", just, um, German).
> But regulating the coolant temperature coming out of the radiator
> rather than coming out of the head (the *HOT* and *SENSITIVE*
> part of the engine) is just plain *WRONG*.
Although it's been several years and my memory isn't what it used to be (or
so I recall...), I seem to remember early BMW 1600s (I forget exactly which
model) used a thermostat that was mounted in the upper radiator hose ... if
you can find one, this might be an easy solution to this problem.
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