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Unread 06-12-2013, 03:55 PM   #16
Balvar24
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not sure what the temp gets up to numerically but the temp gauge gets almost all the way to the right
Are you sure it's working correctly? There's a reason they were made without numbers.

Mine goes ALL the way to the right. My mechanical gauge never gets above 190. I can watch it and tell when the thermostat is open/closed.

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Unread 06-12-2013, 04:02 PM   #17
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Your temp readings also depends on where the sensor is>
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Unread 06-12-2013, 08:25 PM   #18
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and how do you back flush
Install a kit like this so you can hook up a garden hose to your cooling system;
http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/de...kit%21s%21test

Then add something like this to the system and follow the directions;
http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/de...radiator+flush

Do this before you pull the radiator to have it boiled out (you want to boil out any debris that may be dislodged by the flush process).

This followed by filling with fresh antifreeze and distilled water should help your system a lot.
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Unread 06-12-2013, 08:45 PM   #19
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You have to remove the t'stat to back flush.
Rod-out is the best thing for a brass radiator.
Good coolant and add distilled water as needed.
Don't use 'tap' water because of the chems in it.
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