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Old 07-06-2009, 03:13 PM
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Beware Chrome Thermostat Housing

One thing led to another, radiator on the coupe had a leak thought do some maintenance. To my surprise my thermostat housing was starting to deteriorate. Granted this is going on its 9th summer, luckily it didn't break. Replaced it with a GM factory die cast.
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Old 07-06-2009, 03:31 PM
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I came across where some did not seat properly, brand new.
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Old 07-06-2009, 04:01 PM
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Yea been through it with the chrome thermostat housing, I will never use them again, if you do a search on here we have disscused this topic before. . Cole
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Old 07-06-2009, 05:44 PM
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One thing led to another, radiator on the coupe had a leak thought do some maintenance. To my surprise my thermostat housing was starting to deteriorate. Granted this is going on its 9th summer, luckily it didn't break. Replaced it with a GM factory die cast.

They are just what they are... cheap. But if you got 9 summer's out of that Housing.That's not to bad...
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Old 07-06-2009, 09:08 PM
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Wow, amazed it lasted that long and didn't leak...I think every one I had need to be sanded to make them flat enough to seal. They are junk, no doubt.
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Old 07-06-2009, 09:16 PM
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I have one on my 34, it has a flange that must be 3/8" thick with an "O" ring. When I first put it on it leaked. I surfaced it with some 180 wet/dry paper on a sheet of glass and it's been working fine....so far

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