Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 16:59:07 +0100
From: "SAABurger" <>
Subject: Re: 9000 cs turbo: heat around car

All this talk of turbos is fine, but read my earlier post: "My 9000 CS *non-turbo* has always done exactly the same" Adrian "Fred W." <Fred.Willsnospampam> wrote in message > > "Al" <> wrote in message > news:iG0Ac.75719$ > > I have a 96 CSE FPT, and I noticed this when I bought it. However, there > > doesn't seem to be a problem, I think ma_twains reply to your 900 cs turbo > > post above is probably the best one. (Just heat overspill from exhaust, > > manifold etc.) Theres a helluva lot of energy going on when you hit the > > loud pedal in one of these! > > > > Here's a fun demostration you can use to amaze your friends (assuming your > '96 does not have an aluminum heat shield over the turbo as some of the > newer models do). > > Run around in the car for a while at night sometime, driving rather > aggressively, and then pull over and pop the hood. Marvel at the glowing > red color of your exhaust manifold and turbo case. Now you know where all > that heat is coming from... > > -Fred W > >

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