[Healeys] Radiator Shovel, continued
bspidell at comcast.net
Sat Nov 2 23:24:05 MDT 2019
Mine never go over 212degF. Another seven degrees or so and you got a
boilover with std. 7psi cap (if I remember my science correctly).
On 11/2/2019 10:17 PM, John Spaur wrote:
> I think that is natural for a Healey. The temp gauge in my Healey
> always pegs out in the summer. It quickly gets back to 180-190 once I
> start it up.
> ’62 BT7
> *From:*Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] *On Behalf Of
> *Deejay2650 .
> *Sent:* Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:57 PM
> *To:* healeys at autox.team.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Healeys] Radiator Shovel, continued
> G'day All,
> Reading the various threads of late, I read about a temperature gauge
> reading almost into the oil gauge...I had this problem with my BJ8
> when using a so called waterless coolant...which in fact is
> endothermic (which means it absorbs heat...not dissipates it) and on
> heat soak after switch off the following pics tell the story...
> I fixed the problem by draining and flushing all the waterless coolant
> out and refilling with demineralised water and adding Penrite Classic
> Coolant additive.
> Problem solved...no more overheating!!
> Happy Healeying,
> Darryl Ross
> Wagga Wagga NSW Australia
> '67 BJ8
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