Originally Posted by rustman
I have one of those 19"x 2" cylindrical coolant recovery tanks and it has no markings on it as to how much to put in it. I filled it to the top of the inner overflow tube figuring that it would kind of self level. Also I am using the original radiator modified for the 350 chevy that's in it. I have a 7 lb. cap on it and I have heard that these old radiators had a tendency to "weep". Agree or disagree with all this? Thank you.
I might be all wet, but I thought a coolant recovery tank was supposed to recover coolant. If you fill the tank up, how is it going to recover anything? If I were teching your car at the drag strip, I'd ask you to empty the vessel.