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Old 02-22-2008, 11:38 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by ScotcH View Post
Why the hell would you drain the block to change the thermostat? What a waste of time. The sealing ring might cause leaks since it's a crush ring, and it will not reseal right. Keep an eye on that spot. I would replace it when you get a chance.

Also, in the future, use the proper spot for jacking. You can put the jack stands on the frame rail behind the LCAB lollypops.
Maybe he was doing a coolant change and t-stat replacement. as for the crush ring, I've done it about 3 times with out changing them and they haven't leaked on me. This was on a E30, E36 and E28. werid.
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