[urq] Coolant Reserivor Upgrade

Jack Walker jack at walkerperformancegroup.com
Sun Aug 26 15:10:46 EDT 2007



What is the updated reservoir? The later like 85-87 CGT?

And how about a coolant Temp guage, that would certainly offer more info
than a light.

I’ve got one and it always seems to let me know!


And in that I’ve got my 10v JUST ABOUT TO COME OUT! It probably won’t be
overheating for the next few days!


Jack Walker



Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 20:33:53 -0700 (PDT)

From: steven j <michellepfeiffersx at yahoo.com>

Subject: [urq] Getting a low coolant warning on upgrade? '82 Urq

            radiator hose

To: urq at audifans.com

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When a fellow named Andy unknowningly lost all his coolant, warping his cyl
head  - I think a recommendation was made to upgrade to the newer resevoir.
The point was it has a low coolant indicator which would have tipped him
off.  If this is true - it might be a useful upgrade -  assuming the newer
type hose will be available for a while.

Others - does this make sense?  Any BTDT on adding a low coolant dash light
on these older cars?


--- Fluhr <ejfluhr at austin.ibm.com> wrote:



> Group,


> My reservoir-to-radiator hose failed.  I tried a replacement silicon 

> hose from 034EFI, but it is wrong for the early Urq reservoir bottle.  

> I tried to order from the dealer but it appears not to be in stock in 

> the US nor in Germany (it might be orderable with an infinite waite 

> time...I didn't find out).


> Does anyone know another place to source this hose?


> Thanks,

> Eric


Jack Walker


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