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ludedude

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« on: September 26, 2004, 04:26:47 AM »
Rebuilt the top end on Ted's Pilot this weekend. Runs good, 155 psi. But it keeps throwing it's coolant out the reserve tank overflow. :? The fan comes on an off, the temp light never comes on, but it'll empty itself out of coolant. Is that a bad rad cap? I disconnected a coolant line from the rad and inserted a garden hose, it flows through the complete system...Water pump shot?

PilotHawK

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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2004, 05:02:58 AM »
The head gasket is bad! You are pressurizing the coolant system with cylinder pressure.

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« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2004, 09:26:39 AM »
PH is right,  it most likly is a slightly warped head.  it'll definitely ruin your day :(

ludedude

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« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2004, 09:34:20 AM »
Thanks guys, I'll check it out ;)