[Healeys] radiator drain tap

Alan Seigrist healey.nut at gmail.com
Thu May 2 19:49:47 MDT 2013

Bert -

I am sure there's an official Mini "lower hose removal tool" which will do
the removal in 3 minutes or less.  Only $300, built for shop use of course.


On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Bert Van Brande <bertvanbrande at yahoo.com>wrote:

> I am already happy there is a drain tap on my BN2.
> On my daughters 2005 Mini
> Cooper there is no drain tap or valve, you need to take off the lower hose,
> which you barely can get too to drain the coolant.  Why did I need to drain
> the coolant?  To take of the top coolant hose to get to a broken
> alternator,
> and oh yeah I needed to take off the outer bumper and the inner bumper
> structure and move the radiator out a bit too.... Sigh, progress?  Still
> fun
> to drive though!
> Bert

More information about the Healeys mailing list