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Old 11-05-2013, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by vstech View Post
yeah... if spillage avoidance is your goal DO NOT PULL THE BLOCK DRAIN! only pull that if you want EVERY DROP OF COOLANT OUT OF THE MOTOR! I'd just open the radiator drain, and drain the radiator itself, not the entire block. (unless of course, you are wanting to perform a full engine flush)
Yes, that's the plan.

I noticed AF on the short hose just below the tstat housing. I hope it got there from the leak above! If not, it looks like that other housing will have to come off.

EPC shows a screw in plug on the part of the thermostat housing that bolts to the block. Is that a good place to vent when re-filling?
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