Originally Posted by i heart square bodys
What would someone have done this though. what is there to gain
Nothing to gain, but there was a theory many years ago that plugging this hole forced more coolant through the radiator thus achieving more cooling.
I mean like give me a break, a quarter inch hole is going to make a significant difference in engine temp? Sometimes these things just don't get thought thru they just get into the popular press and take off like a Malibu brush fire.