There was water and antifreeze in the radiator and it tested to -20. Modern coolants also include a special water pump lubricant, which can extend the life of your pump. Semi-synthetic have minute polymers inside them that lower engine wear and also tear and aid shield the engine from cool harm as well as cold-starts. The Dog bone style makes removing your radiator cap easier by giving you a more convenient area to grip and to twist turn the hot cap, as the arms are outboard and they cool off in the air. I was hoping someone had tried a Model T one on a Maxwell. In addition, engines operating at a temperature of at least 165 degrees will evaporate combustion chamber water resulting from the combustion process, helping to prevent rust. You can't see where I used the dremel to finish the job, but I was lucky and did not damage the threads on the neck.
Many cars used the Maxwell type cap. Wife would kill me if she ever found out. Disclaimer Due to our large inventory and the diversity of our product line, the stock photo used may not be an exact representation of the item you are bidding on. Of training course, understanding exactly what you want isn't the like getting it. I have learned that there is a difference between knock-offs, exact copies, wanna bees, and the real thing. The first 2,500 Model Ts carried gear-driven water pumps rather than the thermosiphon cooling system adopted later.
We had a nice simple falcon on a dogbone for our '27 Willy's Falcon Knight. Return Policy We want you to be satisfied with your purchase. This will ensure that heated water from the block will actually reach the thermostat and cause it to open. That's what makes me think they were not on the market till after 1927. By on Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:11 pm: I have a buddy that has a '12 Maxwell and I can find out for you if your not in a hurry? If this happens, the excess water will either flow out the overflow pipe or from under the radiator cap. By on Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:13 am: The Maxwell's radiator cap is a lot bigger than the Model T. Ron setting up our braiders for a Model T Harness production run We also provide custom overbraid service wraps on customer built harnesses.
The Model A radiator consists of a top tank and a bottom tank joined by a series of either round or oval metal tubes, depending on the vehicle and year of manufacture. Henry Ford crafted his ideal car in the Model T. This can help prevent water or coolant overflow under highway driving conditions. By on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 12:21 am: Yeah, One of those looks real close to your original except it was cast from brass. I would like to know what they look like.
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When you go to utilized auto dealerships, you require to keep in mind that the salespeople want to make a sale. These cast chrome caps are 6. Contact our ©Copyright 1999-2017 Sacramento Vintage Ford Parts, Inc. Either new, or originals if you look for awhile. A good radiator shop will perform the following steps when rebuilding or repairing an original Model A radiator. Payment Accepted Payment Methods - PayPal and major credit cards are accepted. There should be motometers and other type caps available.
I think Snyder's has a motometer insert with Maxwell instead of Ford. Ask antique car friends in your area for recommendations. Either will have to be replated, but you'll have a perod piece. Apart from that, your auto mechanic will certainly likewise recommend you the ideal oil based upon the vehicle and also the problems you drive in. By on Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:22 pm: Does the Maxwell cap have 'wings'? There are times I would like to see the board divided into broad subject areas because it is hard to mine the fantastic info that is available. On lot 63A a person was looking yesterday and told me this radiator cap probably belongs to a Model T. If within 60 days after you receive your shipment and you are not satisfied, you may return the item for a refund.
This can be done after the radiator have been thoroughly cleaned. I did get a beautiful dogbone cap that fits it perfectly, but I don't like the look of it on the car. I saw one with a plain brass octagonal cap with a plain brass motometer that I thought looked really good. By on Sunday, August 15, 2010 - 10:22 pm: Probably going to be tough since they don't make the the repops like that any more. Extensive radiator damage may require that some tubes be pinched off and soldered closed.