You mistake the purpose of the cardboard/foil enhancement. It is not
designed to assist the thermostat but to stop big pieces of frozen air
smashing into the radiator. These pieces are very often words spewed from
the mouths of our politicians.
At 10:49 AM 11/22/05, Paul Hunt wrote:
>That should get the old thermostat argument going again, very topical ...
>----- Original Message -----
> > Oh oh oh I forgot to mention my solution for the cold weather (I drove an
> > MGB through 8 Canadian winters). Cut a piece of cardboard (size depends
> > how cold it gets) Completely encase it in aluminium foil wrap. Put in
> > space between grille and radiator !