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Re: 5000/100/200 Heater Control valves

On Mon, 16 Jun 1997, Sherry & Chuck Clark wrote:

>      And a few listers might remember Carl Jerritts "Beast"  blowing the heater control 
> valve at Stapleton in'96 while coming down one of the straights. Lucky he didn't warp 
> that head. He used a small socket in it's place to continue that afternoon. I replaced 
> mine that next day!  Just Do It!

More like lucky the thing didn't go all the way around into the wall!
Coolant on the rear tahrs is slick!  Carl still blames that one on
me to this day....  :-)

I believe it was a 15mm deep socket that was used in place of the valve to
get the car home.


Brendan Rudack

Fenton, Michigan 

'88 90q
coil-overs, G60s, 63mm exhaust, 
modified bumper....

'87 5000tq 
IA stage 2, ABT/Koni/Tokico's
working on modified bumper...