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Post by Jens » Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:54 am

My SE5 was losing coolant for a while. While it was getting worse I took out the radiator today and found this:
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Post by Jens » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:59 pm

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Post by Alan SS1 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:59 pm

I'd say that was very neatly done!!! :D

but obviously not 'quite' water tight :wink:


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Post by Old and Slow » Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:56 pm

The chap wot did that put money on it not leaking again... :)


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Post by cannonball » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:58 pm

A sound engineering job but it's a 1933 penny. :D



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Post by philhoward » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:56 pm

cannonball wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:58 pm
A sound engineering job but it's a 1933 penny. :D
Better copper content - should solder well :lol:


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Post by ScimiTom » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:20 pm

Quite frankly, I don't care tuppence for that handiwork... :lol:


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Post by Rattling » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:27 am

philhoward wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:56 pm
cannonball wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:58 pm
A sound engineering job but it's a 1933 penny. :D
Better copper content - should solder well :lol:
That's old money versus new then :D :D


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Post by philhoward » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:31 am

To be fair, a "new" tuppence probably wouldn't cover the hole. Save them for emergency core plug repairs instead :mrgreen:


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Post by Alan SS1 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:37 pm

philhoward wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:31 am
To be fair, a "new" tuppence probably wouldn't cover the hole. Save them for emergency core plug repairs instead :mrgreen:
I prefer the proper copper versions as 'penny washers' for attaching mud-flaps / body work etc


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