Are heater core outputs needed? - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-03-2007, 03:33 PM   #1
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Texarkana, Texas
Posts: 6,041
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Damemorder is on a distinguished road
Default Are heater core outputs needed?

I'm swapping my L27 into my Chevette and I'm not going to install enviromental controls.

I've got these two coolant lines coming out for the heater core that aren't needed and I'd rather not have a rubber hose on them. Does any know how far back I can obsruct them or if they're required for proper coolant flow?
Damemorder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2007, 04:01 PM   #2
DINOSAURUS BOOSTUS

Expert Gearhead
 
BillBoost37's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Enfield, CT
Posts: 41,391
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
BillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of light
Default

Your best bet would be to fab up a u bend that keeps the stock flow w/o doing anything. Heck..in your climate..I might be inclined to run them up front to another cooler
BillBoost37 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2007, 05:19 PM   #3
Senior Member
True Car Nut
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Texarkana, Texas
Posts: 6,041
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Damemorder is on a distinguished road
Default

Woah.... Temp-controlled solenoid to a tranny size cooler....

Bill, You're a genius.

I'll keep the outputs.
Damemorder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2007, 10:13 PM   #4
DINOSAURUS BOOSTUS

Expert Gearhead
 
BillBoost37's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Enfield, CT
Posts: 41,391
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
BillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of lightBillBoost37 is a glorious beacon of light
Default

When at the equator..do as the Equatians would...
BillBoost37 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Heater core Part number KEOTOK 1987-1991 4 02-23-2004 02:00 PM
heater core replacement??? stormin76 1987-1991 7 10-11-2003 08:44 PM
Heater core replacement 2x4 1987-1991 7 09-27-2003 06:50 PM
94 SSEi Heater Core Replacement James 1992-1999 4 09-01-2003 01:03 PM
Heater core ( maybe ) turtle_sse 1992-1999 6 02-28-2003 04:05 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:18 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.