[DMCForum] Re: That darn water return pipe
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[DMCForum] Re: That darn water return pipe



Hi James,

I don't think you're being a herbert at all. That's a totally valid
question. The only evidence I have to refute your theory is that I
know of several people who've been running a single rubber piece in
the "valley" with no troubles for some time.

I thought that port on the water pump was an output, not an input.
Perhaps Martin can shed more light on this?

Rich A.
#5335

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "jamesrguk" <James_rg@xxxx> wrote:
> Clever people,
>
> Excuse me for being a bit fik, but I was once told that the reason
> that the pipe under the intake manifold is solid and not squidy
> rubber, is because the water at that point in the cooling system is
> being sucked throught it rather than pumped throught it.
>
> i.e. the excessive heat due to sitting right on top of the engine
and
> the suction from the pump could result in a rubber/silicone pipe
> collapsing.
>
> Am I being a complete herbert?
>
>
>
> James RG UK
> VIN 5462


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