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Brian Crump
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Username: brian_crump

Post Number: 45
Registered: 2-2007
Posted on Friday, 10 July, 2009 - 19:23:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IP

In today's Sydney Morning Herald:
"When the car's [BMW] engine is started, flaps cover the grille opening to stop cold air from getting in. The engine heats up to its optimum operating temperature faster..."
Henry Royce, mechanic, might well have thought they were referring to a calostat. Nice to see some manufacturers pionerring new heights. Of course my 1960s Lancia Flavia had a similar system...
Brian Crump