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Re: Temp sensor position

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Subject: Re: Temp sensor position
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Sun, 31 Dec 2006 14:19:49 -0800
What occurs to me is that running the fan wouldn't do much of anything to
cool the block down, anyway.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 12/29/06 12:32 PM, Barrie Robinson at wrote:

> Folks at world,
> Having had some fun with the over-heating in my MGB GT V8 I have sort
> of worried around all the aspects thus learning a great deal from our
> gurus (for which many thanks).  There are still some facets that
> require some scientific confirmation but one little item comes to the
> top of my greying grey matter......  My temp sensor is on the
> radiator and this controls the electric fan.   Thus when the rad is
> cooled while the car is stationary, off goes the fan despite the fact
> that the engine block may be still stonking hot!   There is
> practically no heat path between them when the pump has stopped
> swirling water.  Would it not be better therefore to put the sensor
> on the block, or at least the intake manifold?
> Regards
> Barrie
> Barrie Robinson
> (705) 721-9060

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