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Old 10-01-2003, 03:51   #1 (permalink)
 
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Two pipes?

Just going over my cooling system after installing the water pump and i get to my radiator.
There are two pipes coming out of the top of my radiator where the filler neck is. (should i have two?) Which one of these does my overflow pipe attach to. One comes out where the base of the rad cap sits and the other is a bit lower.
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Re: Two pipes?

i am not sure what the 2 pipes are for but the overflow tank deffinetly goes to the one right on the base of the rad cap.
if you want take a pic and let me see them both !
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yeah i was going to, the other pipe is about a half inch below the top pipe
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Re: Two pipes?

You should only have one large pipe that alows the hot water go into the top of the radiator, underneath the radiator filler neck is a small overflow outlet the lets the water escape into the overflow bottle. There could also be another 2 outlets down the side for auto trans cooling
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Re: Two pipes?

Yeah ive only got the one large one up top but i have two little ones underneath the filler neck. I have no other pipes down the side. I will take pics.
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Re: Two pipes?

yea show me some pics because your confusing me 89.
a rad will either have 4 or 5 holes total.
1.one for overflow
2.one for hot water in
3.cooled water out
4.tranny cooler hot going in
5.cooled line to tranny
oh and some have a petcock drain
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Re: Two pipes?

This is not mine but its the same.
See underneath the filler there are two pipes. Whats the other one for.

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I'll try that again

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that second tit on there is for decoration !
it actually serves no purpose because if it had a hole in it, all your anti freeze would leak out.
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oh ok good, i thought i was missing out on something.
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