[s-cars] Got some more good news and now I'm confused
tedebearp at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 25 20:05:25 EDT 2006
i thought he said he found coolant mixed with the oil. that sounds
like the coolant is leaking into the oil somewhere, and that's why
he took the head off.
--- Dave Forgie <forgied at ae.ca> wrote:
> That's good news!! With the head off and tested, you now can have full
> confidence that things are good there and after you've added a new
> head gasket and do the Timing belt, water pump, etc. you are good for
> many many miles (e.g. 60000).
> There are lots of little places where coolant can leak besides at the
> gasket. Afterrun pump (cracks), thermostat housing (cracks),
> T-fitting at
> the back of the head (cracks), hoses (obviously)... I don't know if
> can track them down without actually getting the engine back together
> and running fresh coolant and looking for leaks (UV light ?).
> Glad to see you won't have to part it out and you are going to end up
> a great car.
> Just a little more pain to get through first, unfortunately.
> Dave F.
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