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Old 11-29-2008, 01:55 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bbjsw10 View Post
Peter B, I have it going through heater core first then to block. I am going to be changing this though once my "Tee" shows up at the parts store. I will be tapping into lower radiator hose then tapping into heater core hose directing toward block first. I feel right now I may be losing some of the potential of this heater out my core. I want my block to heat first.
Not sure that will work so well. Won't there be a restriction in the flow when you first turn it on? Coolant/engine cold - so thermostat closed - so coolant can't flow from upper radiator hose through radiator into lower hose - coolant must be pulled bassackward through water pump???
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