Tag: radiator

Coolant Flushing Tool

I made an adapter that allows the cooling system to be flushed using your garden hose. Here is what I did: drain the cooling system by taking out both knock sensors. Take one of the knock sensors to Lowes or Home Depot and buy two brass nipples, one end with the same pipe thread as […] More »

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How To Remove and Clean the Radiator

How to Remove and Clean your Radiator by Lars Grimsrud SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO Rev. B 6-19-00 This tech paper will discuss the removal, exterior cleaning, and installation of the radiator on a 1985 L98 C4 Corvette. Other years are very similar in procedure, and utilize […] More »

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Keeping Coolant and Radiator Free of Corrosion

While I think that we all pretty much understand the make up/qualities of antifreeze or coolant it is more important than ever to be able to judge the condition of that liquid in our cooling systems. Scale and deposits can eat away at our metal parts especially aluminum. How can we, inexpensively monitor the condition […] More »

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LT1 Coolant Change Procedure

I take no credit for this info. This info was given when I asked \”how to\” and I thought I\’d polish & post it for future reference. Thanks to all for the help! LT-1 Coolant Change Procedure: In order to do a good flush you have to remove both knock sensors out of the block, […] More »

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Manually Control the Cooling Fans

Manual control of your cooling fans I have a 92 LT-1 convertible with the 6-speed transmission. I, also, have a Meziere HD electric water pump installed. This Tech Tip will explain how I installed switches that allow me to turn on the primary and secondary cooling fans. When the switches are turned off, the ECM […] More »

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