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Old 11-20-2012, 10:56 AM
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Agree with removing the new impeller. I typically replace them in the spring along with the fuel filter.

These are the checklists I use.

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Old 11-20-2012, 02:14 PM
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Great tips. I particularly like those checklists, east tx! Thanks for that. I'm going to re-do it this weekend. Peace of mind will be worth it. I'm tempted to go for one more run while I'm at it, since turkey day is going to be 70 degrees, sunny, and low winds. Hmmm...

For fogging, I'm guessing I should just fog the cylinders since its fuel injected?
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:45 PM
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I was reading the forum and noticed you need to wait to the engine temp get so 160 before putting anti freeze in the engine so that the thermostat will open up. My temp guage does not work, any thoughts on how long the engine needs to run before it will get to 160 to ensure the thermostat will be open? Thanks!
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:48 PM
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I was reading the forum and noticed you need to wait to the engine temp get so 160 before putting anti freeze in the engine so that the thermostat will open up. My temp guage does not work, any thoughts on how long the engine needs to run before it will get to 160 to ensure the thermostat will be open? Thanks!
I just open the thermostat housing and pour it in! This way I can winterize without water nearby and feel more comfortable than just draining the block.
Costs a $1.50 thermostat housing gasket.
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