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Re: [Spridgets] Cooling Mystery

To: derf <derf247@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Cooling Mystery
From: Robert Weeks <lists@woozy.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 16:14:31 -0400
Thanks Derf,

I'll check it out this weekend. I have another head with hardened valve 
seats and a brand new copper head gasket that I wanted to put in 
eventually anyway ;-)


derf wrote:
> Leak down test is good.  But, you still might have a leaking head
> gasket.  Cylinder operating pressures are much higher than any
> leakdown test.  You could be leaking pressure into the cooling system,
> forcing the fluid out.
> Radiator cap could be bad.  A new one is a cheap way to find out.
> The expansion tank should get fluid from the radiator when the fluid
> expands.  As it cools, the system should suck the coolant back from
> the expansion tank.
> Cheers,
> Derf

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