[ROVERNET - UK] P6B Expanison tank
jaguru at bellsouth.net
Sun May 27 19:27:45 BST 2007
XKE Jaguar 1968-1971, Jaguar XJ6 1969-73, MGC 1968-1969 , and Mini CooperS
all used a flat cap with no spring, and put the release cap on the expansion
tank; which can be mounted any place; as long as it is slightly below the
level of the radiator cap. Coolant will expand and fill the expansion tank,
then return into the radiator when it is cool. These tanks were brass,and
had a mounting bracket. Some later MG's used them, but without the flat
radiator cap. Very late cars used a similat plastic tank; which is not as
good.New brass ones are expensive, or hard to find. I may have one; please
contact me jaguru at bellsouth.net , and I will put it on my eBay store, Old
English Motor Company ,for you . I put one of these on every car I
own...Thank you,James Dean, Ft. Lauderdale.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lance La Certe" <lacpsyd at earthlink.net>
To: "Rovernet" <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2007 9:33 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] P6B Expanison tank
> Many moons ago (1999) Andy Thomas posted a link to photos of his
> installation of an expansion tank kit which he purchased from a Ray
> Weekley. The aftermarket 'tank' I installed is about the size of a two
> litre milk carton and looks pretty unsightly. In the pictures that Andy
> posted, the recovery bottle literally looks like a water bottle from a
> bike---very nice, compact size with a functional radiator cap attached.
> Does anyone have any recommendations as to where I could find a unit this
> size? Is 'Ray Weekley' a distributor of parts in the UK?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Lance La Certe '70 P6B
> lacpsyd at earthlink.net
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