[DML] Re: Need advise
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My 2 cents:

The stainless steel tank, which had a higher temperature reading, was
the better tank in your situation.  Because more heat was conducted
away from the coolant, therefore the higher temperature reading on the
stainless steel tank.

Another variable that should be considered is the radiator efficiency.
 If radiators from both vehicles perform identically and the coolant
flow rate and chemistry are the same, then the stainless steel tank
definitely is a better thermal conductor.  Without the other pieces of
data, it's difficult to determine which one is better.

Maybe Toby can comment on this.


Steve Kuan
VIN#4421



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Johnny Sawyer <johnny.sawyer@xxxx>
wrote:
> You might find this a little interesting:  During one of our club
> events, somone brought a laser thermometer and measured the temp on
my
> aluminum bottle vs. the stainless.  The aluminum was about 20
degrees
> cooler and I had arrived about the same time as the other person
with
> the stainless bottle.
> 
> The DMCH fuel sender works, but in my opinion, isn't EXACTLY
correct. 
>  But at least it's better than what I had before.
> 
> Johnny
> 5518
> 
> On 8/8/05, gremishe <gremishe@xxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am planning to do few updates and need your advice before
buying the
> > parts.
> > 
> > 1. 
> > Replacing Coolant Bottle.
> > There are few choices here: Houston sells metal bottle and both PJ
> > Grady and Specialauto.com sell Stainless. The price is almost the
same
> > for all of them. Which one is better? Which looks better?
> > 
> > 2.
> > Replacing Fuel Gauge Sending Unit.
> > Houston sells one for about $99 and TankZilla cost $149.99. 
> > This is 50% price difference. Is TankZilla that much better? Is it
> > worth it?
> > 
> > 3.
> > I need to replace a rubber/foam strips that run between Sunshade
> > Louvre and the body on each side. I search the part catalog and I
> > think I found it. Parts #108720 and #108721 "SUPPORT BUFFER". Can
> > someone confirm this?
> > 
> > Thank you for your help,
> > Gleb
> > 3406








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