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      03-17-2019, 08:51 PM   #67
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Any news experiences?
Been running it for a month now. Haven't noticed any of the benefits that were told I'd get, the only thing that I've noticed are my fans are on 24/7. Car gets up to temp quicker but car runs a lot warmer. Not a big fan of the fans being on at all times so will most likely go back to stock
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      03-18-2019, 01:24 PM   #68
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Thanks for the information, I wrote to my EVOLVE distributor to ask about the different maps of lambda vs temperature .. I am waiting for an answer .. 99% will not install the motorrad with what you just said
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I installed the hotter thermostat recently. When the engine is hot, the temp gauge is reading slightly higher, probably around 10 degrees but itís hard to tell exactly how much due to the partial grading of the gauge. The fan is definitely running more often.

As for benefits, I will need more to to tell. The car is probably is warming up faster. I have not driven enough to measure mpg or oil consumption but should know within a few months.
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      03-18-2019, 06:40 PM   #70
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Can't see this being of use to anyone other than those staying in cold climates year long.
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      03-19-2019, 02:07 AM   #71
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Been running it for a month now. Haven't noticed any of the benefits that were told I'd get, the only thing that I've noticed are my fans are on 24/7. Car gets up to temp quicker but car runs a lot warmer. Not a big fan of the fans being on at all times so will most likely go back to stock
I did the OEM thermostat. Didn't wanna deal with all that. It makes sense if you have upgraded cooling.
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15w, man that’s molasses at cold start!
Because it's a 100% Ester oil, the cold viscosity is lower than 10w60 retains its shear strength at 270*F whereas 10w60 will shear down to a 40 weight at those temps. It's all around a better oil. It's not all about the numbers on the bottle.
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Because it's a 100% Ester oil, the cold viscosity is lower than 10w60 retains its shear strength at 270*F whereas 10w60 will shear down to a 40 weight at those temps. It's all around a better oil. It's not all about the numbers on the bottle.
Hmm I use Motul also, but 7L of 10W60 and 2L of 5W40 as dparm recommended with Motul
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      04-07-2019, 08:31 AM   #74
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Any news experiences? at what temp starts wŠter fans???
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OEM coolant thermostat opens at 179f. The 880090 Motorrad is 190f. They also make 180f and 170f thermostats. We've used ones from Stant and Gates here at our shop as well.

Engine oil needs to reach at least 212f to be able to burn off condensates etc and if the engine/oil can't do so then your oil suffers. If your oil suffers, your engine suffers. If the oem coolant thermostat opens at 179 then the engine is taking longer to get the oil to that 212. If you replace the tstat to a 190 then you reduce that window and in a street car the engine can potentially get to temp faster"



I did the thermostat yesterday in my car. It was a last minute decision while I was in there. Only one I could find locally was a 170 degree, how big of a deal is this? Should I be concerned?
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      05-07-2019, 03:27 PM   #76
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Would like to hear of anyone's experience changing to the Motorrad 880090 t-stat and 5w50.

I live in So Cal and temps never get below 40 degrees F.

More curious about the 5w50 actually...
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OEM coolant thermostat opens at 179f. The 880090 Motorrad is 190f. They also make 180f and 170f thermostats. We've used ones from Stant and Gates here at our shop as well.

Engine oil needs to reach at least 212f to be able to burn off condensates etc and if the engine/oil can't do so then your oil suffers. If your oil suffers, your engine suffers. If the oem coolant thermostat opens at 179 then the engine is taking longer to get the oil to that 212. If you replace the tstat to a 190 then you reduce that window and in a street car the engine can potentially get to temp faster"



I did the thermostat yesterday in my car. It was a last minute decision while I was in there. Only one I could find locally was a 170 degree, how big of a deal is this? Should I be concerned?
I installed the T-Stat on my friends E60 M5 and during the day is when his fan constantly runs after the cars been turned off. At night when the temps are around usually 10-13C the fan doesn't turn on after the cars been shut off
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