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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby KiwiDave » Wed Aug 26, 2015 2:50 am

In my spares dept, I have a Continental Direct thermostat. It comes with the most comprehensive set of gaskets ever including 6 paper gaskets and 2 rubber rings as well. It has Motorad stamped on the housing but no mention of opening temp. I nicked one of the gaskets for my recent thermostat swap.
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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby TOOL » Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:23 am

You know what a motorad is, right?

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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby spirit r » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:00 am

TOOL wroteColonYou know what a motorad is, right?Thomas!


I don't know Andy.
I know Motorrad is the german Word for motor-cycle right?
Thomas
Any picture to explain the sealing different between fb +FC Thermostat housing?
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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby TOOL » Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:48 am

spirit r wroteColon
TOOL wroteColonYou know what a motorad is, right?Thomas!


I don't know Andy.
I know Motorrad is the german Word for motor-cycle right?
Thomas
Any picture to explain the sealing different between fb +FC Thermostat housing?


Pretty close lol
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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby TOOL » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:42 am

A7RXY wroteColonAndy are you saying that these will not fit ?


FB only has slight recess to retain the thermostat. See Dave's third pic down here:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=618&p=30177#p30177

FC (S5) and FD have much deeper recess to retain the oring. You can see one here (scroll down):

http://www.ausrotary.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=213405
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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby A7RXY » Wed Aug 26, 2015 11:13 am

Thanks Andy, I did chk the dims with one I found on another web site, so will wait until they are delivered and take some photos.

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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby A7RXY » Thu Aug 27, 2015 12:20 pm

Hi All, this is what turned up today, it has 82 degrees C on the top.

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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby TOOL » Thu Aug 27, 2015 12:54 pm

Just make sure it clears the outlet properly. If they sit too high, you won't get the outlet bolted down over the top of it correctly.

The FC outlet has more space over the top of the thermostat.

Don't use the rubber ring.
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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby A7RXY » Thu Aug 27, 2015 12:58 pm

Thanks Andy I'll chk it against the original one when I take it out. it's off the road from 1st Sept so I have plenty of time.

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Re: Cheap Thermostats

Postby spirit r » Sun Sep 20, 2015 1:09 pm

A7RXY wroteColonThanks Andy I'll chk it against the original one when I take it out. it's off the road from 1st Sept so I have plenty of time.Dibs

Some picture from both so we can see the different!
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