[MR2] MK2 running cold
AWillis at lithia.com
Mon Nov 10 15:55:38 EST 2008
Kevin, all, here's the 'stat and gasket along with those missing panels.
90916-03075 - $13.96 - Thermostat
16325-62010 - $4.07 - gasket
53294-17020 - $46.22 - Deflector, radiator lower air, RH
53295-17030 - $46.22 - Deflector, radiator lower air, LH
Aaron Willis, Parts Dept. - Lithia Toyota Scion of Springfield, OR
541.736.3221 (direct) - 800.888.6305 (toll free) - 541.747.4174 (fax)
Official vendor: www.mr2oc.com and www.mr2.com
From: Aaron Willis [mailto:te51levin at fastmail.fm]
Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2008 8:08 AM
To: kevin smith; mr2 at mr2.com
Cc: Aaron Willis
Subject: Re: [MR2] MK2 running cold
Kevin, I will cc this to my work address and price those panels out for
you, along with a thermostat and gasket, on Monday. As with most other
Toyota parts, the best source is a Toyota dealer ;-) No sense chasing
ghosts around junkyards when we can still get them brand new.
On Sat, 8 Nov 2008 22:54:09 -0800 (PST), "kevin smith"
<kevin_i_smith at yahoo.com> said:
> My MK2 runs too cold and I'd like to fix it.
> The real symptom is that the car takes a long time to warm up (during
> which it only lets me have 1/2 boost pressure) and when cruising the
> is only a notch or two above cold.
> I blame the fact that I no longer have the two plastic sheets
> that go under the car below the radiator. I have been calling theses
> air dam but I'm not sure that's the right term. They are the two
> sheets that bolt on under the car in the front and together span the
> width of the car. I took them off when doing some work and they didn't
> back well so I omitted them and I've since lost them. Could the lack
> them explain the symptoms? (I always thought the thermostat would
> compensate by limiting the coolant flow)
> Where would I get new ones? I don't think the local pick and pull has
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