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    just noticed this morning that my temp gauge takes about 2-4mins to reach 90c!! is this normal?

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    Mines the same mate, and has been on my last 2 lumps.

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    is this to with that long airi-intake pipe across the radiator?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectramad View Post
    just noticed this morning that my temp gauge takes about 2-4mins to reach 90c!! is this normal?
    try driving a V6...........takes 2-4 weeks

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectramad View Post
    is this to with that long air-intake pipe across the radiator?
    No mate, nothing to do with it. Just what temp the thermostat open at. Until it opens you wont see the temp move. If you give the car some beans from start up it will warm up quicker, but that is the quickest way to kill your lump. I just drive like miss daisy until the car warns up.

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    cheers all

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