[Healeys] Cooling system filter installation - xpost

Steve B. Gerow steveg at abrazosdata.com
Fri May 17 17:20:15 MDT 2013

Peter Roses and I have been running purified water with water-wetter for a couple of years. This resulted in us both having to have our radiators serviced due to many of the tubes being clogged by rust flakes. Neither of us had a corrosion problem when we were running coolant mixtures. 

In addition to this, there is info online showing Water Wetter deteriorates after a while into a brownish gunk that can clog things up.

I decided to install a Tefba cooling system filter at least for a while to capture any more rust bits still in the block and have pictures of the flushing results and Tefba install with info on the filter. (No financial interest)


PS - an engineer at Royal Purple told me distilled or ionized purified water is the most aggressive corrosion agent. We should be using tap water or filtered drinking water. The minerals protect the engine. 

Steve Gerow
Altadena CA

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