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Old 06-05-2015, 04:47 PM   #1361
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<p>We recently did the reroute and tried burping it as well as we could. Was 50/50, slowly turned into more and more water as the day went on.</p>
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I think OEM radiators clog and loose a lot of their heat transfer capability, I went through two used OEM ones before upgrading to a new one and I haven't had problems since.
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<p>Brand new OEM</p>
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Does it have a auto tranny tank on it? My first one had one and it has to eat some volume?
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I believe the auto tranny one is the one you want as far as OEM cores go. Its supposed to be more capable as to handle the additional heat from the trans.
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<p>Yeah it does.</p>
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<p>Current plan is CXracing radiator, ducting, ducting, ducting.</p><p>Also compression test.</p>
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Has anyone checked on that lately though? OEM auto tranny cars are supposed to be dual core, but my radiator wasn't a dual core and it still had tank nipples. I wouldn't be surprised if those were cheaped out on at some point.
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<p>After watching Luke's corksport muffler seperate itself from the hangar I checked mine:</p><p></p><p>Going to order a 5 inch band clamp, and build a new hangar.</p>
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<p>Its looking like my next track day will be thunderhill double header in July. This gives me some time to figure a couple things out. Current to-do list.<br /><br /><br /><br />1. Pull manifold, relief cuts, and surface.<br /><br />2. Brakes. Start with pulling the pads. If they are tapered buy cobalt pads. If they aren't try bleeding the system. If that doesn't work replace master.<br /><br />3. Ducting. Need to seal my bottom ducting and build side ducting. Otherwise I'm happy with my cooling so far.<br /><br />4. Rebuild rear axles, find spare ABS 2 piece axle. And lots of axle nuts.<br /><br />5. Make GoPro not suck.<br /><br />6. Install new front coilover sleeves and get an alignment with 949 half and half alignment.<br /><br />7. Install adjustable endlinks up front.</p><p>8. Support Muffler<br /><br />9. Drive the **** out of it.</p>
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I'm also in the market for an hy35 or hx30 or similar. Let me know if any of you guys know of any of these laying around.
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<p>Could use some help diagnosing my friends car.</p><p>Stock 1.6, no ducting, new oem radiator. Coolant reroute.</p><p>Yesterday I ran with only a top cooling panel and a panel between my bumper and radiator, under my intercooler. No side ducting no undertray. I have a CXRacing intercooler.&nbsp;I never peaked over like 190. He was boing coolant out all day. Had to skip the last session.</p><p>Is it just his radiator? Could there be a head gasket issue? On the second session his temps were fine, then right on the last lap his gauge started to fluctuate up and down. We pulled the radiator cap and he had lost a ton of coolant out of the overflow, but it didn't get really hot before that.</p>
I had these exact symptoms on the Silver car. It was the head gasket. There was a carbon trace from one of my cylinders to a water passage. It would go all day on the street no problem. On the track, it would pressurize and blow out the coolant. 1.6 is a composite head gasket. Not so good.
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<p>My 2 fails:</p>
You call those fails?

You need to step up your game bro! You can fail a lot harder than that if you try.
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Too many walls at PIR :(
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<br />Remember my big fail last fall?

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We will try head gasket, probably a new radiator too.
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Same buddies car, front main is leaking pretty bad, if we get all they way down there should we do water pump and everything? I've never done that yet.
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If I'm it there, I do it all. I like Gates water pumps. Cast impeller and the back surfaces are machined correctly so the belt doesn't walk off to one side.

Edit: The timing belt doesn't walk off to one side. Never had a problem with the water pump/ alt belt even with improperly machined pumps.

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Sweet, I'll do some more research and come up with a shopping list. Time to sign up for Mazda comp.
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You call those fails?

You need to step up your game bro! You can fail a lot harder than that if you try.
Avoiding the Hard Fail is worthwhile.
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^ I can also vouch for this.
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