Rusty thermostat/water pump bypass

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Re: Rusty thermostat/water pump bypass

Postby jimmy-d » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:41 am

Agreed!
how can you work to a budget when you own a morris minor?
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Re: Rusty thermostat/water pump bypass

Postby BrianHawley » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:28 pm

You can give the head and block a good clean and check with a reliable straight edge. If all is well, use a good quality copper gasket and you should be fine.
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Re: Rusty thermostat/water pump bypass

Postby jimmy-d » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:21 pm

I have a monotorque 2000 head gasket,dont know where I got it or how old it is,anyone have an opinion regards this brand,I am totally unfamiliar with them,or just better to stick to copper ones?
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Re: Rusty thermostat/water pump bypass

Postby philthehill » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:19 am

http://www.theminiforum.co.uk/forums/to ... -question/

Pity to waste a good gasket - I would give it a try but I have to say that a good quality copper faced gasket is my preference.

http://www.minispares.com/product/class ... 506HG.aspx
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