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Old 11-11-2011, 02:32 PM   #11
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Wish I had a spare LIM to test with, I may have to go that route.

Going to put in elbow number 7.. or is it 8? I'm losing track now.
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Used the RTV sealant on mine while doing the LIM gasket. Has not leaked a drop since August when I did the job.
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It'* not my LIM that'* leaking, it'* the coolant elbow that keeps warping and leaking.
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Exactly right. I changed my leaking elbow while while doing the LIM. RTV sealant, high temp. Be sure your running distilled water & coolant. What does your temp gauge read? You might be running hot.
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Also you need to bleed the cooling system, otherwise the air thats in there screws up the cooling process.
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Not running hot, 200 on the gauge as it should be.

I have been bleeding it.

My issue is somethings putting pressure on the elbow and physically warping it. I've been using petroleum jelly and wiggling when I put it in. Something has to be lining up wrong... I'll give it another try tonight/tomorrow and see how it lasts.
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What brand are you using?
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