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Thermostat housing

Post by WP_Patrol » 24 Jan 2018 19:25

Do I need to replace this housing? I attached pictures, there is very little corrosion but I just want to make sure.

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Re: Thermostat housing

Post by Tinus lotz » 24 Jan 2018 19:41

Its looks ok ...remember you have a double acting thermostat. The one part closes the water around the head and then let all the water go via radiator ...corrosion looks ok but get Michaels opinion on it

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Post by Michael » 24 Jan 2018 21:21

Looks ok to me, dont think it needs changing :thumbup:
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Post by WP_Patrol » 24 Jan 2018 21:46

Thank you Michael & Tinus

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Re: Thermostat housing

Post by ricster » 25 Jan 2018 08:30

That looks good inside there. Just remember to use the correct antifreeze/coolant ratio to ensure it stays that way. Don't use cheap stuff, the possible higher Hydrochloric acid in some of the cheaper products loves eating metal.
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Re: Thermostat housing

Post by WP_Patrol » 25 Jan 2018 09:44

I bought 20 liter Jack Frost concentrate from Fuchs. Will dilute it 60 coolant to 40 water

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Re: Thermostat housing

Post by ricster » 25 Jan 2018 10:37

Cool.... yeah dilute exactly as per recommendations.... adding more coolant than water won't make the motor run cooler, just eat it away quicker... :thumbup:
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