Replacing heater hose or switching hose on heater core with less trouble

johnnyreb

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You can save yourself alot of trouble and aggervation . Get 2 cut off valves. Put them in where they are easy to reach. If a leak occurs all you have to do is turn the valve off and when you make the repair . Open the valve back up. They are also good for when you replace the hoses,heater core or during an emergency if one should blow a hose. Also when you need to flush the cooling system. Both should be left in.
 

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every trick helps.
Gotta fresh engine. Wanna flush heater core only. Thought bout this kinda thing but I'll jus get the new fangled metal splice (right OD for the 5/8th ID) and connect an ol sump pump, pour in the coolant system flus & run it some...for three sixty I can get a permanent "flush'n fill" (plastic) from prestone (never use Walmart, Amazon, I hate the big giants - Bezos, Waltons). Using silly cone for the hoses, not in yet, "This i'll B easy", Chad sez. (famous last wrds...
 

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