RE: [DML] Re: Sight glass coolant tank
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RE: [DML] Re: Sight glass coolant tank



IMHO David is a fine gentleman, extremely knowledgeable, always helpful,
and a precious resource in this forum. In no way is it appropriate to
address him with this tone

-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of John Hervey
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 2:50 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [DML] Re: Sight glass coolant tank

[MODERATOR NOTE:  We're getting a little heated here.  Please keep it
cordial.  - Mike Substelny, DML moderator of the week]


David, I know you know a lot about the DeLoreans. But If I said Jesus
walked
on earth would you have to come back and say no he flew.
John Hervey
Man, Can anything thing work that comes out of some else's mouth except
yours.



-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of
David Teitelbaum
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 10:05 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] Re: Sight glass coolant tank

I don't mean to "chastize" anyone. I only point out that there are
alternatives. The stock cap does work and of course there can be no
leaks. Heck, you can't have any leaks even with a sight glass! Next
time the motor is hot, try removing the cap to "just check the level"!
Even with the overflow/recovery bottle it is still advisable to remove
the cap (only when cold) to make sure the header bottle is full. I do
it once a wek when I check the oil and the tires.
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@...> wrote:
>
> Remember to advise that a mod like this requires a recovery style
> radiator cap. The stock cap or equivalent won't work.
> 
> And a recovery system of course will not work if it has even the
> slightest of leaks.
> 
> Since you chastised me for ease of access (Message #71461 -- not the
> *ONLY* reason I converted BTW), can I ask: what is so difficult about
> simply opening the expansion tank and peeking inside to ensure that
> coolant is visible?
> 
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
> 
> >--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@> wrote:
> >
> > Instead of a sight glass I have an overflow/recovery bottle. I keep
> > the header tank full and the hose under the pressure cap goes to the
> > bottom of the recovery bottle. Now I can see and add anti-freeze
even
> > with a hot, running motor! No sight glass under pressure, no chance
> > for leaks.
> > David Teitelbaum
> > vin 10757
> >


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