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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 13th, 18, 07:36 PM Thread Starter
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Where to drill for steam vent ?

I was trying to figure out the flow inside the water pump.

I am going to connect my front steam vents to the water pump and wonder if the place where the arrow is pointing is ok ?

Can I drill in the center top or do I need to be off center toward the front of the car ?
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Re: Where to drill for steam vent ?

Anywhere on the suction side of the pump

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Re: Where to drill for steam vent ?

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Anywhere on the suction side of the pump
LOL, yeah I was trying to figure that out. The schematic looks like if I tap in where the arrow is it could go to the radiator (1-1/4" top outlet) or to the heater out the 5/8" fitting.

I think I'll take the pump back off and drill on the back side directly in line with the outlet to the radiator. That would definitely put it in the "suction" line.
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Re: Where to drill for steam vent ?

Just make sure you don't have any interference from the throttle body or anything else before you drill ;-)

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Re: Where to drill for steam vent ?

Mine was drilled and tapped into the thermostat housing.

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