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Old 01-25-2013, 04:48 PM   #16 (permalink)
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So continue to test drive it and bleed it pretty much
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:51 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Yup. Lol It when I flushed mine before winter hit I think it took 5 or 6 cycles.
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:58 PM   #18 (permalink)
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What temp should I allow it to get to if I'm giving her the good old test ride
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they dont need to be long man. A trip around the block and bleed again. Dont let it get too much over 220
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You have air in your system still, It can take several test drives and bleeds to get it all out. If your overflow was gurgling it's air in the system.

Min gurgled once during my dilemma. I've been filling it through the over flow then read to fill it from the therm. Housing with the bleeder open and fill till it comes out the bleeder.
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Alrighty, thanks for the tips, if I hit any headway after work tomorrow ill def let you guys know! I really appreciate your help
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Don't quote me on that I'm not really sure the right way to fill coolant lol
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Correct me if I'm wrong but you said it HAD factory orange coolant then you addeed the 50/50 green?if so it's to my knowledge you need to drain it and run either full molar orange or the standard green antifreeze. Due to long term corrosion problems between the two mixxing
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Quote: Originally Posted by Orangeblastn-byu View Post
Correct me if I'm wrong but you said it HAD factory orange coolant then you addeed the 50/50 green?if so it's to my knowledge you need to drain it and run either full molar orange or the standard green antifreeze. Due to long term corrosion problems between the two mixxing

50/50 premix universal was stated a few post up.
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Quote: Originally Posted by Ridin59vette View Post
You have air in your system still, It can take several test drives and bleeds to get it all out. If your overflow was gurgling it's air in the system.

Quote: Originally Posted by SwinginACR View Post
50/50 premix universal was stated a few post up.

Sry ya I didn't see the part where he said he flushed then refilled,thought he said he just mixxed the two.
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That's the gunk on my thermostat btw I'm curious if it worked its way into the heat core or other parts of importance
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Has anyone else had there themostat looking like that before?
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Whats that stuff feel like? It looks alot like the uncured 1775 we use at work to pressure seal the jet.

Something like that could definitely clog something up. A new thermostat would be wise as well.
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Quote: Originally Posted by SwinginACR View Post
Whats that stuff feel like? It looks alot like the uncured 1775 we use at work to pressure seal the jet.

Something like that could definitely clog something up. A new thermostat would be wise as well.

Way ahead of you on the new thermostat and it kinda felt like silicone I guess would be the best answer, but I heard something about dex cool clotting up and clogging certain things, we are going to do a couple flushes in about a couple of hours and see if we can unblock anything that might be blocked. Will post as soon as it works or not.
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Sounds funny but rinse it out with a garden hose just squirt water in the engine for a long Time

I would pull the radiator out an squirt it out too.

Then fill with straight distilled water. Start car Let it cycle a few times

Drain.

See if its clean or dirty

It still real bad do it again.

But don't put coolant till it clean and ready to fill back the last time.


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