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Old 11-19-2018, 11:22:31 PM
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So today I broke both ears on my thermostat housing on the L600 engine. I have jb weld on there now and I'm hoping it holds. Does anyone know where to source a new or used housing because I'd really like to replace it?
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Old 11-20-2018, 12:43:24 AM
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Default Re: Thermostat housing help

Ouch. What happened? So I don't do that to mine.

One of mine is one that someone fabricated. It's fairly craptastic, but was working. I don't yet have any actual thermostats for them. If I was without one, I would fabricate (a better) one.
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Mine has a plug in the top that was pretty rusty. I tried to loosen it by hand after soaking it for a week but it didn't budge. So I bolted it on the block and got my air gun out to break it free instead both ears just snapped off.
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You should be able to braze it.
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The jb weld has held up to assembly soon I'll do a test run.
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