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Hi All,

Working on our Model "T," and thinking I'm getting exhaust into the coolant. I am looking at "Leak Detector Kit / Engine Block, Test Tools Inc.; Test For Cracked Blocks, Leaky Gaskets, Cracked or Warped Heads" from either Napa:

NAPA AUTO PARTS

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Block Tester Combustion Leak Test for Blown Head Gasket by Test Tools inc.

I read somewhere that it should be used on a closed cooling system, which the T does not have. Will this work on an open system?

Any experience or advice is appreciated!
 

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I like your reply Tony! Thanks for the perspective.

I am running straight distilled water right now, and taking the top off the radiator certainly smells like exhaust. So I'd expect you're right...
 

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Tony, thanks! I may just take you up on the offer.

Pa has my water pump right now (replacing worn out shaft and bushings), but once I have it back, I plan on doing some more investigation work.

Gale
 

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