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Re: REFLECTOR: oil temp

I was thinking about the same thing for an oil cooler exit door. aluminum
rod which would
be coiled like a thermostat, (calibrated in the oven with a thermometer
across a 160-220 degree range), to automatically push open or pull closed an
exit flap.

At 01:30 PM 4/2/99 -0600, you wrote:
>NMFlyer1@aol.com wrote:
>>    I was considering adding an exit type cowl scoop to my upper cowling (
>> if needed of course). The prop should help pull the hot air through the exit
>> scoop and get some circulation through the cowling.  I'm not sure anyone has
>> tried this yet, but it is simple, and causes no drag when up at cruise
>> I'll let you know how it works out.
>>   Any other input in this area would be appreciated. I'd better get out
to the
>> hangar and back to sanding.
>> Kurt Winker
>> 173 FGE-4.3L Chev
>Dear Kurt,
>I was planning hinged doors top and bottom of cowl attached to heat
>variable rods from and old VW.  They elongate when hot and open the
>doors and shorten to close when cooler(at cruise).  Pros and Cons?