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Old 27 May 2012, 01:37 pm
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no water in oil, no water out tailpipe, car would boil coolant and boil in overflow tank, no pressure boil over, negative reaction on radiator fluid test. Gauge at 3/4 after freeway driving. ok around town. What do you guys think ?
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Old 27 May 2012, 01:53 pm
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Default Re: non typical blown head gasket

That picture came from another member, right? Not your car?

What makes you think it's a blown head gasket?
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Old 27 May 2012, 05:11 pm
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Default Re: non typical blown head gasket

Same issue I had....

The coating on the HG is gone. The amount of water that gets in the combustion chamber gets completely vaporized. The amount of pressure from each cycle pushes the hot gases back into the cooling system. In turn, boils all the coolant in the system...one way out... the tank.

Remember to replace the water pump with a Mopar unit and use Reline Water Wetter for more cooling control. Good time to rebuild the head also...
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Old 27 May 2012, 07:27 pm
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Default Re: non typical blown head gasket

That pic looks like it leaked between cylinders- No coolant there
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Old 27 May 2012, 08:46 pm
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Nope its my car
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Old 28 May 2012, 02:40 pm
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Default Re: non typical blown head gasket

More pics of the HG?
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Old 28 May 2012, 09:40 pm
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Default Re: non typical blown head gasket

i blew mine because i suspect the fan wasn't working. it happened rather quickly but it didn't notice the temp rising to over 3/4 and engine cut off. after putting on a new head etc the fan wasn't working right. these guys say gaskets are a problem normally and i will take their word. but something jacked it.......well the fan seems fine now but i'll pay attention to temp more often now and check fluids regularly.
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Old 28 May 2012, 10:30 pm
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I think wheelgarage has something here
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