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#1 UncleWillie OFFLINE  

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Posted November 27, 2012 - 08:24 PM

I got an 85 Caddy for scrap. Taking it apart today I opened up the petcock on the radiator and was greeted with this lovely stuff. NO it isn't oil it wasn't oily. It appeared to be almost straight stop leak.

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Posted November 27, 2012 - 08:32 PM

Ewww is right! That looks pretty nasty!

I could not help but notice... you knife says Japan on it! What where you thinking?! Everybody knows the good stuff is made in china!

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Posted November 27, 2012 - 08:39 PM

You do know you're not supposed to drain the radiator by stabbing it with a knife, right? :D

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Posted November 27, 2012 - 08:42 PM

Ewww is right! That looks pretty nasty!

I could not help but notice... you knife says Japan on it! What where you thinking?! Everybody knows the good stuff is made in china!


Knife is a Spiderco. Great knives. Highly recommended.

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Posted November 27, 2012 - 08:44 PM

You do know you're not supposed to drain the radiator by stabbing it with a knife, right? :D

Now you tell me.

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Posted November 27, 2012 - 09:10 PM

Yech. That's oooey-goooey.

Looks like they may have missed a maintenance coolant flush & change.

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Posted November 28, 2012 - 04:37 AM

yes, they make great knives....I have many styles of their knives from folders to fixed blade....they last forever and keep an edge. Yea I would agree with straight stop leak...nasty stuff...




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