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 on: Yesterday at 23:01:14 
Started by Tilbo - Last post by terbert

 on: Yesterday at 22:52:44 
Started by Andy H - Last post by Bigron
In view of the stated possibly up to 103 degrees C to fully open, might I suggest that you use cooking oil to test your thermostat? It won't boil and if your thermostat is clean, SWMBO won't complain!


 on: Yesterday at 22:44:39 
Started by BazaJT - Last post by Sir Tigger QC

 on: Yesterday at 22:44:11 
Started by Shackeng - Last post by Shackeng
Just had my renewal notice for the the 3.2 and the Mondeo, up from 471 last year to 578 this year! Spent a little time comparing and have now got it for 479 less 66 cashback.
Happy days. :y

 on: Yesterday at 22:42:55 
Started by tunnie - Last post by Automaticman
My old man was 61....... :'(

 on: Yesterday at 22:41:52 
Started by BazaJT - Last post by jimmy944
Probably because the yanks will sue if someone forgets to put a sticker on the dash reminding them to breathe in and out!  ;D

 on: Yesterday at 22:35:45 
Started by Andy H - Last post by Andy H
So 11 or 12deg to go fully open. If the stat starts to open at 87degC then it should be fully open at 98 or 99 degC.

I did try pouring a kettle full of boiling water over the element of the stat but it didn't move very far hence trying again in a pan with a thermometer.

 on: Yesterday at 22:11:25 
Started by BazaJT - Last post by zirk
link ?

 on: Yesterday at 22:03:45 
Started by zirk - Last post by zirk
ScrewFix, Reduced from 14.99 to 4.99

Ive had these before there good quality spanner set, very good for tight areas and keeping a set in the Glove Box, I actually carry a similar 10 and 13mm in my jacket pocket for Batteries etc  :y

Havent checked TCB or Quidco, you may get some cash back as well.

 on: Yesterday at 21:59:20 
Started by Andy H - Last post by Bigron
I've just checked on the HowStuffWorks website and it backs up what i said:-

"Once the temperature of the coolant rises to between 180 and 195 F (82 - 91 C), the thermostat starts to open, allowing fluid to flow through the radiator. By the time the coolant reaches 200 to 218 F (93 - 103 C), the thermostat is open all the way."


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