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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 03:06 PM
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Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Bending Overflow Tube

All these cars have the potential to overheat depending on conditions. The engine generally won't be damaged unless there it a total break down of the cooling system. Boiling coolant is a total break...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Bending Overflow Tube

The model A was designed to run with no pressure but it did have a water pump. This was an improvement over the model T with thermosiphon technology but not by a lot since the model T could only pull...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Bending Overflow Tube

The bung isn't designed for a pressure cap. Most of the early Fords up until around 1941 just have a rubber washer to seal the cap. This is why Skip Haney started making his 3 PSI check valve for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-07-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Bending Overflow Tube

Your set up is still vented although it is restricted. I don't thing the restriction is going to raise the pressure all that much. It would be heat expansion that raises the pressure the most and...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-06-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Bending Overflow Tube

I can understand why folks want to make the overflow stop since it makes a mess but no matter what a person does, they won't be able to keep fluid from expanding when it gets hot. The hotter is gets,...
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