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Old 18 May 2009, 05:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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After giving the car a good hard drive came home to find that a pipe from the expansion tank had split & coverd the engine in muck. So my question is.... what do i fill it back up with

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Re: Split hose

Hi Ian, use a ethylean-glycol basis coolant.
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Old 18 May 2009, 06:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Found this thread. http://www.subaru-impreza.org/forum/...nt-change.html
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After giving the car a good hard drive came home to find that a pipe from the expansion tank had split & coverd the engine in muck. So my question is.... what do i fill it back up with

cheers Ian

Horse piss mate, works a treat and smells great....lol...seriously though, i run a 50/50 mix of antifreeze and water in mine
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Re: Split hose

After reading i think its the header tank pipe thats split
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After reading i think its the header tank pipe thats split

Plastic header tank by any chance? They're prone to splitting as the plastic gets brittle. Maybe worth checking
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After reading i think its the header tank pipe thats split
Subaru Impreza Header Tank 92 to 96 Genuine Parts But can possibly get cheaper-cant remember what yr yours is just assuming its that one as ive had a couple of mates yrs ago who had theirs leak.
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