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Probably a dumb question...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ak bandit, Jun 15, 2006.

  1. ak bandit

    ak bandit 1/2 ton status

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    But why are the rear coolant ports on the heads blocked off by the intake manifold?

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  2. jarheadk5

    jarheadk5 1/2 ton status

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    Dunno...
    But I recall seeing somewhere that you can make a crossover tube out of braided hose and some fittings, and rear-cylinder cooling is improved. Might not be worth the effort/expense on a non-race motor though.
     
  3. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    A SWAG....(scientific wild ass guess!)...

    One reason might be so the heads can be swapped over and be used on either side,rather than having a different casting for right and left??....:crazy:
     
  4. Metrodps

    Metrodps Strange but nice guy Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Makes sense to me you know they try to strech so many things in making them.
     

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