[ROVERNET - UK] Leaky TC
griffo at comcast.net
Wed Jan 23 12:41:14 GMT 2008
Thanks Fritz. I don't want to seem too obtuse, but I want to make sure
I understand exactly which part you're referring to when you say "O
ring." Do you mean the cylinder-head gasket? Please give a part number
if you can.
I'm sure the checks you mention are long overdue. Gordon.
Fritz Rauschenberg wrote:
> A real likely suspect is the "O" Ring between the cylinder head & the
> block. I would wipe things as clean as possible then crank the engine &
> watch the rear of the cyl. head. If thats it, the you must remove the head
> and while you're in there, ck the head for coolant "etching" from the
> waterways toward the combustion chamber and also ck the valves. It's one of
> those Rover things. Good hunting.
> Fritz Rauschenberg
> wfritz at mindspring.com
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>> [Original Message]
>> From: Gordon Harrower <griffo at comcast.net>
>> To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
>> Date: 1/23/2008 10:03:38 AM
>> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Leaky TC
>> My '68 TC has developed a strong oil leak that appears to originate
>> from the "Rear cover plate" (528106) at the back of the cylinder head.
>> It's bad enough that I lose half a quart of oil every couple weeks, and
>> am getting lots of oil slicks on my driveway. Is this a familiar
>> problem for anyone? Is it a typical TC problem? In any case I'm
>> looking for the "joint washer," i.e. gasket, (566850) that goes under
>> the plate, although I guess I can make one if I have to.
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