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Stoneyginger
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Registered: 25th Jan 01
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   4th Feb 05 at 00:28   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Just out of interest what radiators and thermastats are you all using?
Niall
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4th Feb 05 at 00:32   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

standard radiator with standard thermostat, runs at about 93 degrees
myke
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standard 1.6rad
standard c20 stat

tempted to get a lower starting fan switch, but shouldn't be needed if everythings in order.
bradfincham
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4th Feb 05 at 00:51   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

ive got a cool stat to go on and also fan needs to be set on a remote switch for the summer as i have little area for the air to get into the bay!
AdamF
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4th Feb 05 at 07:18   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

standard 1.2 rad and 20xe stat
Chump
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1.4 rad and cool running stat.....gets close to 100 when idling in traffic for 10-15 mins....tempted to fit a 1.7D rad or similar....
Joff
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Standard 1.6 rad, cool running 'stat
mav
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will update soon............
Siberia
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u can get a fan swtich that brings in the fan earlyer at 90 degrees....

ask Lee mitchel about it i've seen him talk about it before.....
jamesw
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4th Feb 05 at 10:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

1.2 rad cool running thermostat
Darren
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quote:
Originally posted by Siberia
u can get a fan swtich that brings in the fan earlyer at 90 degrees....

ask Lee mitchel about it i've seen him talk about it before.....


yep

its off some fiat or another but straight swap
Adam_B
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TD rad, cool running stat
Arnie
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quote:
Originally posted by Darren
quote:
Originally posted by Siberia
u can get a fan swtich that brings in the fan earlyer at 90 degrees....

ask Lee mitchel about it i've seen him talk about it before.....


yep

its off some fiat or another but straight swap
Thats what I had, was made by Motaquip I think
TOMAS
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4th Feb 05 at 18:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Std 1.2 8V rad with std stat (believed to be fault - open all the time!) Runs at 88deg 90% of time, highest ive had it was 95deg in the que at Pod.
mav
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quote:
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will update soon............



no I won't
Stoneyginger
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going to purchase one of these cool running stat's i think beginning of next week. flushing out the system and fitting new standard rad on Sunday
drunkenfool
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corsa GSI radiator and standard thermostat, although I bought a cool running one and never got round to fitting it.
Mark.W
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quote:
Originally posted by Siberia
u can get a fan swtich that brings in the fan earlyer at 90 degrees....

ask Lee mitchel about it i've seen him talk about it before.....



Sorry to bump up an old thread but....


Is this true? if so where can i get one?
shaunmods
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16th Jun 13 at 21:13   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I got a fan switch off ebay which kicks in at 95 Mark
Mark.W
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I recently bought a new one from autovaux but the fan isn't kicking in until over 100 which i don't like

What make was it Shaun?
Aidan-Fleming
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I used a cool running stat, alloy rad with dual fans
DansCorsaSXi
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Standard 1.4/1.6 radiator with 1.2 fan.

Cool running thermostat and runs at 90 all time except sat in traffic.


Star silver C20XE SXi Project thread

Smoke Grey Corsa GSi Project thread
SteveoBC
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16th Jun 13 at 21:25   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Standard stat and 1.7 corsa diesel rad
shaunmods
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quote:
Originally posted by Mark.W
I recently bought a new one from autovaux but the fan isn't kicking in until over 100 which i don't like

What make was it Shaun?



I think it was from vaux-world Mark but I can't be 100% as it was a few years ago
Stoneyginger
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17th Jun 13 at 00:31   View Garage View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Jeeez this is an old one

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