[Vwdiesel] Tattle tail plug in head?
kellym at aviating.com
Mon Apr 18 22:21:44 EDT 2005
Hmm. Seems like proper anti-freeze mix has BP somewhere around 255-260 with
a 10 psi radiator cap.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Shawn Wright" <swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca>
To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Monday, April 18, 2005 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Tattle tail plug in head?
On 18 Apr 2005 at 20:27, LBaird119 at aol.com <LBaird119 at aol.com> wrote:
> Most of those tattle tales are a surface, glued on device and it'd be
> to the frost plug. The center melts out sure, but there's still a freeze
> behind it. :-) If the head reaches 250F there's likely no coolant left
Ah... that's how it works... In that case, maybe I'll just pry it off now...
I don't plan on
ever going back to this shop, so I'd rather it wasn't there. Pics will
follow later, I'm
going ahead with it tonight... wish me luck!
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