Topic: Temperature question

An easy Sunday morning question for you guys, what's the correct running temp for a 1500 in my Splitty?
When I did a wedding run to Cambridge and back yesterday it was sitting at 190f which I think is about 88c, is that ok or is it too hot?

Cheers

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Re: Temperature question

its only people with gauges fitted that worry about the temp of their aircooled engine default/wink

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Re: Temperature question

For what I remember about oil temp gauges is that you spend all your time worrying about it.  From memory, 90C is the usual running temp, so rest your worried head  default/smile

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Re: Temperature question

Rusty Dubnuts wrote:

For what I remember about oil temp gauges is that you spend all your time worrying about it.  From memory, 90C is the usual running temp, so rest your worried head  default/smile

Cheers fella, and yes unfortunately that's what I do, but then I would rather be safe than sorry and end up frying my engine.

Good to know she's running at the right temp though.

Last edited by sharkus123 (28-05-2012 09:03:45)

66 SO42 sitting at 60.5, box raised, wheels tucked, she's been Balls'd

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Re: Temperature question

Yes indeed... 90C is 'bobby bang on'. Just drive and smile.

Manners maketh the van!

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Reaction wrote:

Yes indeed... 90C is 'bobby bang on'. Just drive and smile.

Or at least drive with a slight "what was that noise? Oh, it'll fix itself" expression  default/lol

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Re: Temperature question

he'll now drive worrying when its 91C

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Many thanks Fran and Lee for the info, much appreciated.

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