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12-25-2004 03:15 PM
Ed ke6bnl
Quote:
Originally posted by packratwrecker
Or, get a long piece of vinyl tubing, and siphon it out, through the cap hole, until it's lower that the stat housing. Less chance of building in an air lock.
I do the same with one thing added if it has side tanks I got a hand suction/pressure pump from Harbor Freight works great and suck the rad near dry I use it even when I have a drain it is easier once it gets started it will go to syphon to finsish up pum is about $7 works for me Ed ke6bnl
12-25-2004 04:15 AM
18-FEVR
Quote:
Originally posted by jeeptuff
Washington plates, are you in Wa. or KC???


I live in Kansas City. I bought the car from a guy in
Washington. He took the pictures two days before it
was shipped to me.

I finally figured out how to upload pictures to my
photo album. There's more details in the comments
section there.

Quote:
Originally posted by cahillnnc
nice pics

Thank you

Quote:
Originally posted by Nightfire
Got those rallyes tucked in nice and tight in the rear looking good!








Mike

Thank's Mike
Going through my second teenagehood
with that baby. And loving every minute
of it.
12-24-2004 11:18 PM
Nightfire Got those rallyes tucked in nice and tight in the rear looking good!








Mike
12-24-2004 08:14 PM
cahillnnc nice pics
12-24-2004 03:52 PM
jeeptuff Washington plates, are you in Wa. or KC???
12-24-2004 08:25 AM
18-FEVR Rear view
12-24-2004 08:23 AM
18-FEVR Front view
12-24-2004 08:21 AM
18-FEVR another
12-24-2004 08:17 AM
18-FEVR another one
12-24-2004 08:12 AM
18-FEVR
Quote:
Originally posted by 18-FEVR
I was afraid I was going to have pull the bottom hose. Oh well. That's the pride of ownership.

Here's some pictures of my 72 Nova SS






Did not know you could only attach one
picture per post. Here's some more.
12-24-2004 07:57 AM
18-FEVR
Quote:
Originally posted by batman09
Yep you gotta pull the hose.don't pull the hose all the way off at first.Pull it enough so liquid drains slowly.If you pull it all the way off you're gonna get coolant everywhere.What year nova do you have?got any pics?I love novas!!!BM

I was afraid I was going to have pull the bottom hose. Oh well. That's the pride of ownership.

Here's some pictures of my 72 Nova SS
12-23-2004 08:42 PM
packratwrecker Or, get a long piece of vinyl tubing, and siphon it out, through the cap hole, until it's lower that the stat housing. Less chance of building in an air lock.
12-23-2004 07:00 PM
batman09 Yep you gotta pull the hose.don't pull the hose all the way off at first.Pull it enough so liquid drains slowly.If you pull it all the way off you're gonna get coolant everywhere.What year nova do you have?got any pics?I love novas!!!BM
12-23-2004 06:55 PM
AngliaBob 18-FEVR,
I have Ron Davis radiator, and it came without a petcock. It didn't take long to get tired of yanking the lower hose off to drain it. So, I bought an aluminum bung, had it welded in, and installed a petcock. It must be something peculiar to high performance aluminum radiators. Maybe you have to specify wanting a petcock,
so they can charge you $75 more.
AngliaBob
12-23-2004 09:23 AM
18-FEVR
Quote:
Originally posted by johnsongrass1
Why not pull the lower hose?


That was going to be my last resort.

But if the radiator does have a drain valve
I would like to go that way.

I know with my luck I yank the bottom hose
and I have created another leak when I go
to clamp the hose back on.

I don't know if that radiator came with a drain
valve or not. Maybe I am looking for something that isn't there.
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