K series cooling - remote thermostat

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K series cooling - remote thermostat

Hi

I have engine out of R400 k series as part of a full respray.

taking opportunity to look at relocating thermostat and future proofing cooling system. No previous issues on running temps, want better access in future and if mods to improve system then all the better. Car has heater and Radtec standard radiator.
 

what is latest thinking on QED, OEM remote thermostat or PRRT approach?

welcome any experiences and advise, thanks in advance

regards

Paul

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Paul,

I've run the QED remote for over 10 years with no problems whatsoever, rock solid temperatures. Added bonus is it makes coolant refills and avoidance of air locks easy.

Downside is the price (I was lucky to get one second hand). Requires a small amount of plumbing work.

Malcolm

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Thanks Malcolm

QED remote setup looks option.

anyone gone for cheaper alternative that works in same way?

 

cheers

Paul

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I ran the PRRT system on a R500k and another 200bhp K never any issues, temperature was steady in all conditions. I have some images of the installation if you need to see them

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PRT stat and T piece readily avaialbe, a search should show which colour you need ISTR grey 82 degree soft spring.

I ran this on my 220BHP K and it was perfect and stable, bleeding was easy,

 

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some part number here

https://wiki.seloc.org/a/Pressure_Relief_Remote_Thermostat

GREY is the correct colour

Google should help you find the cheapest source and for the 32mm T piece too.

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Paul - Your mail box is full so you cannot receive any more PM's

 

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I had a relatively new genuine Land Rover PRRT fail on Emeralds rolling road - some abuse with a screwdriver soon got the flow going again.

The replacement has been fine for the last decade or more.

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Thanks all for comments, info, experiences and pics, likely go prrt route

mailbox cleaned up also! 
 

best regards 

Paul