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Old 11-18-2012, 05:22 AM
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
Ok Pugs. This certainly requires more explanation.

John L
Must be a leak between an intake port and the water jacket at the intake gasket.

If you've ever worked on a TPI, you'll know changing an intake gasket is not as easy as popping off the carb and moving the alternator, then unbolting the intake. AAAAARRRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!:p ain:

I will check the oil first. If antifreeze is not getting in the oil, I will try a can of BARS LEAKS and see what happens.

Edit: Oh-oh. The pic below shows its a long way for coolant to travel. I have had this happen on a 455 OLDS and I managed to stop the leak. Maybe the port was closer to jacket on the OLDS. This is not looking good at all. I wonder if I blew a head gasket on start up?
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