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Re: Overheating

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Posted by rocnroll on June 14, 2005 at 07:48:46:

In Reply to: Posted by on June 13, 2005 at 19:42:56:

Chris, they didn't originally have a reservoir on them. I was just suggesting it as a good upgrade if you were so inclined.

As for as "definately running hot now"....is it running hot by a gauge reading or are you just assuming it's hot because it is boiling over? If all that happened was that you added water to it, that can't change the original situation. If it was running at the right temp before, then adding water is not going to CAUSE it to run hot, just cause it to BOIL OVER due to expansion. I would just let it boil out, find it's own level so to speak....BUT, take a reading with a reliable gauge and make sure you DON'T actually have a heating up problem then go from there with the other suggestions that have been offered. A good mechanical gauge isn't expensive and you can even just mount one temporarily if the 'original thing' is a consideration.

No, didn't sell the '48, the sun finally came out and I started driving it and then the price went up so I still have it, but winter WILL come again. I don't think I'll have alot of trouble selling it when I get ready and the '47 is drivable.

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