[V6-12v] pressure tester
tomchr at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 12:34:41 EDT 2007
I have not built a coolant pressure tester, but I did build a pressure
brake bleeder from a garden sprayer. I'd think you could do the same
for a coolant pressure tester. You can get everything you need
including the pressure gauge from your local garden/hardware center.
I seem to recall using 1/4" ID tubing for the job. Makes it easy as
hose adaptors are readily available.
If you need it, I can send you some pictures tonight.
On 3/25/07, Clive Young <cyoung1661 at rogers.com> wrote:
> I have that sweet smell of coolanrt when I exit the car and on the interior even when I am really hammering down the highway. At least I know it is not the core as I did that already. Any of you guys ever build a coolant pressure tester ? it can't be that bad, especially since I have a spare reservoir cap. I figure i just put a robust fitting in the cap, hook up a hose with a pressure guage on it and inflate to about 15lbs or so. Anyone know if this is doable? I figure my leak will show then.
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