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 The Importance of having an operational Engine Thermostat 
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Post The Importance of having an operational Engine Thermostat
When we opened up my old 4Y's water pump outlet this is what we found :shock: :o: :o :?

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Just the upper part of the thermostat remained to effect the O-ring seal :o:

(the body of the thermostat was totally absent - hence the motor had no functioning thermostat) :?

Which got me thinking:

what really is the function of an engine thermostat in a temperate climate like ours :?: :roll: :Geek:

Your feedback would be really appreciated guys :wink:

(this is a "thought provoking" any comment - "rather than give only the correct answer" welcome thread nê)

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Post Re: What is the role of an engine Thermostat in our Climate
My guess would be that the engine gets to operating temperature quicker and if it's not installed you're engine will actually run cooler than supposed to...

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Post Re: What is the role of an engine Thermostat in our Climate
Engine gets to operating temp quicker if its installed. Thermostats keep your engines temp stable. If it runs too cold it will wear prematurely. It also gives the water time to cool down in the radiator. Thermostat is very important in hot and cold climates.


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Post Re: Do we need an Engine Thermostat in a Temperate Climate?
As jy my raad vat, vervang daai termostaat met 'n nuwe Toyota genuine een want die termostaat in die 4Y is een wat baie styf is wat veroorsaak dat die enjin baie vinnig op werkstemperatuur kom vroeg in die oggend in die veld. Verder, waarom dink jy het hulle die kar ontwerp met 'n termostaat? 'n Te koue enjin slyt vinnger as een wat op die regte temperatuur hardloop. As jou kar warm word met 'n termostaat, soek die rede daarvoor by die regte plek en maak dit reg.


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As jy my raad vat, vervang daai termostaat met 'n nuwe Toyota genuine een want die termostaat in die 4Y is een wat baie styf is wat veroorsaak dat die enjin baie vinnig op werkstemperatuur kom vroeg in die oggend in die veld. Verder, waarom dink jy het hulle die kar ontwerp met 'n termostaat? 'n Te koue enjin slyt vinnger as een wat op die regte temperatuur hardloop. As jou kar warm word met 'n termostaat, soek die rede daarvoor by die regte plek en maak dit reg.


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As jy my raad vat, vervang daai termostaat met 'n nuwe Toyota genuine een want die termostaat in die 4Y is een wat baie styf is wat veroorsaak dat die enjin baie vinnig op werkstemperatuur kom vroeg in die oggend in die veld. Verder, waarom dink jy het hulle die kar ontwerp met 'n termostaat? 'n Te koue enjin slyt vinnger as een wat op die regte temperatuur hardloop. As jou kar warm word met 'n termostaat, soek die rede daarvoor by die regte plek en maak dit reg.


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I you take my advise... replace your thermostat with a new genuine Toyota one because the thermostat in the 4Y is very stiff which causes the engine to reach operating temperature very quickly early morning in the field. Further, why do you think cars were designed with a thermostat? A to cold engine wears quicker than one runnign at the correct temperature. I your car runs hot with a thermostat, find the reason in the right place and fix it.

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Thanks Casie

Think he was misunderstanding my predicament nê :?

I should have added that I bought a New Genuine Toyota Thermostat for the replacement Korean, I wasn't gonna risk that, no, no, no...:wink:

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Pleasure Rich... I'm also like that... when it comes to spares for my bakkies engine... only genuine Toyota parts will do :)

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Post Re: Y Do we need an Engine Thermostat in a Temperate Climate?
Ha rich glad you remembered and followed my advice.

What Darryl said is very imported let me elaborate: Apart from regulating the temp so the engine does not run too cold in cool conditions, it restricts the flow of water. Without a thermostat the speed of the water increases with the speed of the engine because the pump runs faster. Then you get to a situation where the water gets pumped through the radiator so fast that their is no time for heat exchange so the water leaves the radiator at the same temperature in arrived at the radiator and no cooling takes place.


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Aaaahaaaarr :P

Sommer nou makes a lot of sense mos :D:

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So do you think the absence of thermoset in my old motor contributed* to its demise :?:


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Aaaahaaaarr :P

Sommer nou makes a lot of sense mos :D:

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So do you think the absence of thermoset in my old motor contributed* to its demise :?:


(*In detail, 2000 words maximim, 50 Marks) :wink:

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Only one word needed..... yes! :evil:

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Aaaahaaaarr :P

Sommer nou makes a lot of sense mos :D:

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So do you think the absence of thermoset in my old motor contributed* to its demise :?:


(*In detail, 2000 words maximim, 50 Marks) :wink:

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affirmative, all right, amen, aye, beyond a doubt, by all means, certainly, definitely, even so, exactly, fine, gladly, good, good enough, granted, indubitably, just so, most assuredly, naturally, of course, okay, positively, precisely, surely, sure thing, true, undoubtedly, unquestionably, very well, willingly, without fail, yea, yep, all righty then, certainly, dead sure, for a fact, for certain, for real, no doubt, no question, no two ways about it, really, sure thing, unquestionably, according to Hoyle, actual, appropriate, cooking with gas, dead on, equitable, factual, faithful, faultless, flawless, for sure, free of error, impeccable, just, legitimate, nice, okay, on target, on the ball, on the beam, on the button, on the money, on the nose, on track, perfect, precise, proper, regular, right, right as rain, righteous, right on, right stuff, rigorous, stone, strict, true, undistorted, unmistaken, veracious, veridical, absolutely, altogether, bang, carefully, completely, correctly, definitely, explicitly, expressly, faithfully, faultlessly, for a fact, for certain, for sure, indeed, in every respect, just, literally, methodically, no mistake, on the dot, on the money, on the nail, on the nose, ah five hundred and twenty words already maybe copy all again. affirmative, all right, amen, aye, beyond a doubt, by all means, certainly, definitely, even so, exactly, fine, gladly, good, good enough, granted, indubitably, just so, most assuredly, naturally, of course, okay, positively, precisely, surely, sure thing, true, undoubtedly, unquestionably, very well, willingly, without fail, yea, yep, all righty then, certainly, dead sure, for a fact, for certain, for real, no doubt, no question, no two ways about it, really, sure thing, unquestionably, according to Hoyle, actual, appropriate, cooking with gas, dead on, equitable, factual, faithful, faultless, flawless, for sure, free of error, impeccable, just, legitimate, nice, okay, on target, on the ball, on the beam, on the button, on the money, on the nose, on track, perfect, precise, proper, regular, right, right as rain, righteous, right on, right stuff, rigorous, stone, strict, true, undistorted, unmistaken, veracious, veridical, absolutely, altogether, bang, carefully, completely, correctly, definitely, explicitly, expressly, faithfully, faultlessly, for a fact, for certain, for sure, indeed, in every respect, just, literally, methodically, no mistake, on the dot, on the money, on the nail, on the nose, Yes, for sure, most certainly, most probably, definitely, very likely, of course, undoubtedly, undeniably, unquestionably, indisputably, without a doubt, obviously, clearly, evidently, plainly, perceptibly, markedly, unmistakably, possibly , to be expected, apparent, plain as the nose on your face, or the hair on your back, as certain as death and taxes and Nissans being unreliable, as cetain as cape town has shyte weather, as certain as the Bulls is going to trash the Sharks, affirmative, all right, amen, aye, beyond a doubt, by all means, certainly, definitely, even so, exactly, fine, gladly, good, good enough, granted, indubitably, just so, most assuredly, naturally, of course, okay, positively, precisely, surely, sure thing, true, undoubtedly, unquestionably, very well, willingly, without fail, yea, yep, all righty then, certainly, dead sure, for a fact, for certain, for real, no doubt, no question, no two ways about it, really, sure thing, unquestionably, according to Hoyle, actual, appropriate, cooking with gas, dead on, equitable, factual, faithful, faultless, flawless, for sure, free of error, impeccable, just, legitimate, nice, okay, on target, on the ball, on the beam, on the button, on the money, on the nose, on track, perfect, precise, proper, regular, right, right as rain, righteous, right on, right stuff, rigorous, stone, strict, true, undistorted, unmistaken, veracious, veridical, absolutely, altogether, bang, carefully, completely, correctly, definitely, explicitly, expressly, faithfully, faultlessly, for a fact, for certain, for sure, indeed, in every respect, just, literally, methodically, no mistake, on the dot, on the money, on the nail, on the nose, positively, precisely, quite, right, rigorously, scrupulously, severely, sharp, specifically, square, strictly, the ticket, totally, truly, truthfully, unequivocally, unerringly, utterly, veraciously, wholly, spot on, on the dot, absolutely, assuredly, cert, exactly, for a fact, of course, positively, posolutely, right on, surely, unquestionably, without fail, Is the Sky Blue?, Is the bulls going to trash the sharkies on Saterday, Is EFI the best mod you ever did on your lux? Thousand and twenty five words so far lets starts repeating again.Yes, for sure, most certainly, most probably, definitely, very likely, of course, undoubtedly, undeniably, unquestionably, indisputably, without a doubt, obviously, clearly, evidently, plainly, perceptibly, markedly, unmistakably, possibly , to be expected, apparent, plain as the nose on your face, or the hair on your back, as certain as death and taxes and Nissans being unreliable, as cetain as cape town has shyte weather, as certain as the Bulls is going to trash the Sharks, affirmative, all right, amen, aye, beyond a doubt, by all means, certainly, definitely, even so, exactly, fine, gladly, good, good enough, granted, indubitably, just so, most assuredly, naturally, of course, okay, positively, precisely, surely, sure thing, true, undoubtedly, unquestionably, very well, willingly, without fail, yea, yep, all righty then, certainly, dead sure, for a fact, for certain, for real, no doubt, no question, no two ways about it, really, sure thing, unquestionably, according to Hoyle, actual, appropriate, cooking with gas, dead on, equitable, factual, faithful, faultless, flawless, for sure, free of error, impeccable, just, legitimate, nice, okay, on target, on the ball, on the beam, on the button, on the money, on the nose, on track, perfect, precise, proper, regular, right, right as rain, righteous, right on, right stuff, rigorous, stone, strict, true, undistorted, unmistaken, veracious, veridical, absolutely, altogether, bang, carefully, completely, correctly, definitely, explicitly, expressly, faithfully, faultlessly, for a fact, for certain, for sure, indeed, in every respect, just, literally, methodically, no mistake, on the dot, on the money, on the nail, on the nose, positively, precisely, quite, right, rigorously, scrupulously, severely, sharp, specifically, square, strictly, the ticket, totally, truly, truthfully, unequivocally, unerringly, utterly, veraciously, wholly, spot on, on the dot, absolutely, assuredly, cert, exactly, for a fact, of course, positively, posolutely, right on, surely, unquestionably, without fail, Is the Sky Blue?, Is the bulls going to trash the sharkies on Saterday, Is EFI the best mod you ever did on your lux?, I think I am almost on two hundred words now, maybe I should copy and paste the same stuff over, I wonder if rich would notice? affirmative, all right, amen, aye, beyond a doubt, by all means, certainly, definitely, even so, exactly, fine, gladly, good, good enough, granted, indubitably, just so, most assuredly, naturally, of course, okay, positively, precisely, surely, sure thing, true, undoubtedly, unquestionably, very well, willingly, without fail, yea, yep, all righty then, certainly, dead sure, for a fact, for certain, for real, no doubt, no question, no two ways about it, really, sure thing, unquestionably, according to Hoyle, actual, appropriate, cooking with gas, dead on, equitable, factual, faithful, faultless, flawless, for sure, free of error, impeccable, just, legitimate, nice, okay, on target, on the ball, on the beam, on the button, on the money, on the nose, on track, perfect, precise, proper, regular, right, right as rain, righteous, right on, right stuff, rigorous, stone, strict, true, undistorted, unmistaken, veracious, veridical, absolutely, altogether, bang, carefully, completely, correctly, definitely, explicitly, expressly, faithfully, faultlessly, for a fact, for certain, for sure, indeed, in every respect, just, literally, methodically, no mistake, on the dot, on the money, on the nail, on the nose, ah five hundred and twenty words already maybe copy all again. affirmative, all right, amen, aye, beyond a doubt, by all means, certainly, definitely, even so, exactly, fine, gladly, good, good enough, granted, indubitably, just so, most assuredly, naturally, of course, okay, positively, precisely, surely, sure thing, true, undoubtedly, unquestionably, very well, willingly, without fail, yea, yep, all righty then, certainly, dead sure, for a fact, for certain, for real, no doubt, no question, no two ways about it, really, sure thing, unquestionably, according to Hoyle, actual, appropriate, cooking with gas, dead on, equitable, factual, faithful, faultless, flawless, for sure, free of error, impeccable, just, legitimate, nice, okay, on target, on the ball, on the beam, on the button, on the money, on the nose, on track, perfect, precise, proper, regular, right, right as rain, righteous, right on, right stuff, rigorous, stone, strict, true, undistorted, unmistaken, veracious, veridical, absolutely, altogether, bang, carefully, completely, correctly, definitely, explicitly, expressly, faithfully, faultlessly, for a fact, for certain, for sure, indeed, in every respect, just, literally, methodically, no mistake, on the dot, on the money, on the nail, on the nose, Yes, for sure, most certainly, most probably, definitely, very likely, of course, undoubtedly, undeniably, unquestionably, indisputably, without a doubt, obviously, clearly, evidently, plainly, perceptibly, markedly, unmistakably, possibly , to be expected, apparent, plain as the nose on your face, or the hair on your back, as certain as death and taxes and Nissans being unreliable, as cetain as cape town has shyte weather, as certain as the Bulls is going to trash the Sharks, affirmative, all right, amen, aye, beyond a doubt, by all means, certainly, definitely, even so, exactly, fine, gladly, good, good enough, granted, indubitably, just so, most assuredly, naturally, of course, okay, positively, precisely, surely, sure thing, true, undoubtedly, unquestionably, very well, willingly, without fail, yea, yep, all righty then, certainly, dead sure, for a fact, for certain, for real, no doubt, no question, bang, carefully, completely, correctly, definitely, explicitly, expressly, faithfully, faultlessly, for a fact, for certain, for sure, indeed, in every respect, just, literally, methodically, no mistake, on the dot, on the money, on the nail, on the nose, positively, precisely, quite, right, rigorously, scrupulously, severely, sharp, specifically, square, strictly, the ticket, totally, truly, truthfully, unequivocally, unerringly, utterly, veraciously, wholly, spot on, on the dot, absolutely, assuredly, cert, exactly, for a fact, of course, positively, posolutely, right on, surely, unquestionably, without fail, Is the Sky Blue?, Is the bulls going to trash the sharkies on Saterday, Is EFI the best mod you ever did on your lux? If you now count the words you will realise it is two thousand words exactly.

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Jy het hopeloos te veel tyd om *a* uit te dink my bra!!
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You have way too much time on your hands, Bennie! Rather go spend it on your red lorrie... :twisted:

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It's not two thousand words. :o:

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Nope Eric you must have miscopied a word somewhere when you transfered it to MSword as I also counted it the same way you did and mine said 2000 words. Test it again. Soos ek jou gesê het age vang op met jou :shock: :shock: :shock:


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Nope Eric you must have miscopied a word somewhere when you transfered it to MSword as I also counted it the same way you did and mine said 2000 words. Test it again. Soos ek jou gesê het age vang op met jou :shock: :shock: :shock:


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Post Re: The Importance of having an operational Engine Thermostat
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BenHur wrote:
Nope Eric you must have miscopied a word somewhere when you transfered it to MSword as I also counted it the same way you did and mine said 2000 words. Test it again. Soos ek jou gesê het age vang op met jou :shock: :shock: :shock:


Sneaking an extra word in now after I did the count is not very PC.... :mrgreen:
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Typical blue bull tactic Eric....

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