Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:58:22 -0400
From: "Fred W." <Fred.Willsnospampam myrealbox.com>
Subject: Re: 9000 cs turbo: heat around car


"Al" <alistairdorenospamo.com> wrote in message news:iG0Ac.75719$B63.25092nospamor.cableinet.net... > 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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