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Re: thermostat issues

To: tzuchow@ibm.net
Subject: Re: thermostat issues
From: Paul A Asgeirsson <pasgeirsson@juno.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 1999 01:26:17 EDT
Cc: LBCarNut@aol.com, DRDohm@aol.com, spridgets@autox.team.net
References: <00dd01bec8c7$26c5d8e0$c62c6420@default>
Reply-to: Paul A Asgeirsson <pasgeirsson@juno.com>
Sender: owner-spridgets@autox.team.net
Downside?  Yeh, you don't have to rehab the thermostat housing or replace
it each time.  Use at least grade 5 bolts.



On Wed, 7 Jul 1999 18:22:05 -0400 "Tom Zuchowski" <tzuchow@ibm.net>
>Is there any downside to using bolts on the thermostat housing? If and 
>I ever manage to break my housing loose, I might do bolts if there is 
>reason not to do so.
>Tom Zuchowski
>Clemmons NC
>-----Original Message-----
>From: LBCarNut@aol.com <LBCarNut@aol.com>
>To: DRDohm@aol.com <DRDohm@aol.com>; spridgets@autox.team.net
>Date: Wednesday, July 07, 1999 6:34 AM
>Subject: Re: thermostat issues
>>In a message dated 7/6/99 11:29:31 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
>>> I've traced it to the thermostat, and
>>>  would'nt you know it, I cant get the cover off. The nuts/washers 
>>>  off, any seal is broken.... but it won't move. It seems to jiggle 
>a bit
>>>  thats it. It does'nt look like the bolts are bent so I'm not sure 
>>>  holding it on. Any ideas.
>>The most likely cause is the studs have corroded to the thermostat 
>>Try heating the studs with a torch and see if that helps, or you can 
>>removing the studs by putting two nuts them and turning the bottom 
>one, if
>>all else fails try removing the studs with vicegrips. When you 
>replace the
>>studs use lots of neverseize on them or use bolts instaed.
>>Peter S.
>>Charlotte NC

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