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Re: [Tigers] Reduced diameter water pump pulley

To: michael king <michael.s.king@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Tigers] Reduced diameter water pump pulley
From: Owain Lloyd <owain.lloyd@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2013 01:35:00 +0200
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Seems like a poor fix given the compromise.  A shroud and a sealed cross
member gap should be sufficient.

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, michael king wrote:

> On 8 October 2013 08:44, Owain Lloyd <owain.lloyd@gmail.com<javascript:_e({}, 
> 'cvml', 'owain.lloyd@gmail.com');>
> > wrote:
>> Hi Gene,
>> What's the motivation?  I could understand _increased_ diameter for high
>> revving engines, but why smaller?   More water flow is unlikely to aid
>> cooling and could make it worse.
>> The reduced pulley increases the fan speed at idle (well across all.. but
> idle is the focus) which increases the amount of air moved through the
> radiator at that problem point when the car is stationary.
> --
> Regards
> Michael King


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