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Old 07-24-2020, 07:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Questionable Internet suggestion #13

"Just Gorilla-tape a garden hose to the heater core!"
I do not have any idea how to seal Gorilla tape around a hose and a smaller and oddly-shaped connection. I tried twice and failed twice, although the water leaked out of the tape, not the core.

So, I cut a piece of inner tube, which barely fit over the end of the hose. I used a hose clamp and then a zip tie, as before, over the heater core opening.

The tube burst, but the core seemed to hold. I am pretty sure that was the AutoZone one.
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