[T3] automatic AAR

bobsnotch at aol.com bobsnotch at aol.com
Sun Jun 9 05:02:44 PDT 2019

Not that I know of or have seen. In Keith's case, he might be better off 
searching for 1 from a Golf or other water cooled VW.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Adney <jadney at vwtype3.org>
To: type3 <type3 at vwtype3.org>
Sent: Sat, Jun 8, 2019 5:00 pm
Subject: Re: [T3] automatic AAR

On 8 Jun 2019 at 11:02, Phil Hof wrote:

> There has been some discussion on the Samba about why VW/Bosch went to en electrically heated AAR for the automatics.  Although it may theoretically be more ideal for some reason (idle consistency when hot, emissions, who knows?) the questions was never really settled.
> So I am wondering if the troubles for a non-stock engine with an automatic might be better served by just putting in the manual crankcase temperature based unit.  They are for sale new and used on the Samba.  They are far easier to check and adjust that the sealed automatic units, and who is to say the optimization VW/Bosch did even applies to the larger engine now?

:You make a very good point and ask a reasonable question, but Keith's 
asking about a Type 4 engine. Is there a place for the non-electric AAR in a 
Type 4 case?  

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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