Originally Posted by warrick
If I would tap and thread the heads at the bell housing area and use a remote thermostat housing there what would happen to the temp [hot spots]of the enigne if any. I know I would have to do some thing at the front to get air out because of the tilt of the engine?
Most engines circulate coolant from front to back in the block then from back to front in the heads. Your plan runs the risk of overheating the front of the heads.