[Spridgets] A little head action...

brian S bugeye15 at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 25 07:00:10 MDT 2013

I wouldn't paint the inside of the housing.
I wouldn't trust the paint to not flake off, circulate around the cooling
system and possibly clog something up.
 I do paint the base of it tho and use a little blue goop
between the housing and gasket.

Brian S.
Bugeyeracer finally resto'ed!
Thanks to Frank C.!

> From: dlh2001 at comcast.net
> To: pvanwig at mac.com
> Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:49:11 -0400
> CC: spridgets at autox.team.net
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] A little head action...
> That's funny.  I bought the studs for the thermostat housing because I
> wanted to get back
> to the original configuration (I used to have the bolts).  It will be a
> 'bear' getting that off next time.
> Another tip.  Clean up and paint the thermostat hosing..inside and out.
> It's aluminium and tends to want to corrode.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: spridgets-bounces at autox.team.net
> [mailto:spridgets-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Paul Van Wig
> Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2013 11:00 AM
> Cc: Spridgets
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] A little head action...
> One little trick I do the first time I need to open up the thermostat
> housing is throw away the studs and reassemble with bolts. So much easier
> to take it apart next time.
> And yes the locating sleeves are later additions.
> Paul Van Wig
> Big Bear/Long Beach, CA
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