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Old 07-22-2003, 09:25 AM   #21
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1/16" is plenty big. Make sure to put the holes inside the rubber seal and get rid of any cling ons.

Side note. When I removed my 195 it had a 1/16" hole in it, but there was a bearing there to stop the flow. Why did ACDelco put a hole there only to have a BB there to seal it up?
I've got two 1/16" holes (180 degrees apart) in my 180 T-Stat.
The "BB" is there because some models use a "jiggle" valve in the T-Stat for the exact same reason we drill holes in ours!

As for disadvantages, well it does make your engine temperature heat up faster which is a great thing for gas mileage. But I can't think of ANY disadvantages right now.
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Engine heats up faster is a disadvantage? Oh, that'* right, not everyone is from MN and wants heat NOW!!
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Old 07-22-2003, 09:38 AM   #23
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Engine heats up faster is a disadvantage? Oh, that'* right, not everyone is from MN and wants heat NOW!!
Actually for a Canadian in the winter it'* a good thing! I was talking more about the "Gas Mileage" part! Since most know more Gas Mileage = Less Performance! J/K!
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going back to the beginning of this post, on my 95 it was a total PITA to get to the draincock AND i didnt want antifreeze on my nice clean engine or garage floor so i had to sit and think. DUH, the siphon hose i use to drain my supercharger oil! It took a total of 3 minutes once i thought about it. Too bad i wasted an hour trying to find and then figure out how to open the drain ****. LOL

FYI- if anyone has a fish tank with the small vaccuum rock cleaner thingy, the hose on it is a perfect fit for the supercharger hole.
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