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    steam from ???

    got steam puring out front grill when it warms up, but cant see where hell coming from, seems to be at top, but cant find it anyway, whats water pipe part number that runs along top, gona try replacing that 1st, oh vxr unit btw

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    my turbo return f**ked up other month andy at the turbo end, just give that a check too
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    I've lost a kettle........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coo View Post
    I've lost a kettle........
    as usual, ya bout as much use as a chocolate kettle

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    Rad?? have you got fmic or hard boost pipe as sometimes it puts too much strain on the rad and then it splits where the upper brackets are

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    got fmic, just cant seem to locate the leak, its top im pretty sure, i think maybe the water pipe maybe to blame as thats across top, but will ave a gd nose later when change rocker gasket

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    I have the same problem. The turbo coolant return pipe was slightly split. Also, the top offside of radiator was split ever so slightly, right where the pipe connects, the split was in the black plastic.

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    Check the small water pipe from the top of the rad to the turbo, these can chaff trough on the pipe from the IC into the engine bay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doddy View Post
    Rad?? have you got fmic or hard boost pipe as sometimes it puts too much strain on the rad and then it splits where the upper brackets are
    What Doddy said top bracket! A little push pull on the rad when it's hot will show you the way i was looking for the leak thinking pipe nope it was the rad bracket, Silicon hoses metal boost pipe = Rad trouble, i've used OE pipe with my metal boost pipe it compresses more
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    cheers will try that, as still cudnt locate when change rocker gasket earlier

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