Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - water pump hole question
View Single Post
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 04-02-2012, 02:24 PM
oldbogie oldbogie is offline
Registered User
Last photo:
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Seattle, Wa
Posts: 8,885
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 10
Thanked 1,068 Times in 885 Posts
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.

Reply With Quote