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Old 12-21-2004, 02:17 AM   #11
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very GAMEOVER but the water in your system is pressurized and fluids that are pressurized have a higher boiling point....I forget what the formula is but there is a formula for calculating how much psi makes the boiling point go higher......I think I remember my Bonne having like a 16-18 psi cap.....16-18 psi is enough pressure to pretty greatly increase the boiling point.
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water boils at 210F just thought i would add
Thats the beauty of a sealed system, under pressure it doesn't boil till WAY higher. Thats why you have a sealed and pressurized system, and the reason you have 15#+ radiator caps.

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ha beat ya to it!
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water boils at 210F just thought i would add
212* Tp be exact
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water boils at 210F just thought i would add
212* Tp be exact
close enough
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water boils at 210F just thought i would add
212* Tp be exact
Really it depends on altitude....to be exact
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Isn't this getting a litlte bit off topic???
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Isn't this getting a litlte bit off topic???

Ya a hair...But here'* my two sense....Let the engines and rad'* warm up at their own pace.......heated garage for a day or two....Don't try starting them until you're positive that the blocks have thawed and aren't cracked.....And start the Cougar first!!! lol
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Ok lol, i will try that. So what you are saying is just leave them in a garage andif the Bonnie doesnt leak in 2-3 day then start? So if it does leak what is that a sign of? And also do i remove the radiators?
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if it leaks you could have a number of problems. water pump cracked, freez plugs, radiator is cracked its endless
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