Choose your color scheme:
The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers  
 
Go Back   The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic

Off Topic Off Topic - General non-Corvette related discussion.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools
Old 09-12-2018, 08:25pm   #1
allthrottleandsomebottle
A Real Barner
Points: 13,746, Level: 80
Activity: 27.0%
 
allthrottleandsomebottle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Lackey/Yorktown, VA
Posts: 1,610
Thanks: 310
Thanked 1,105 Times in 406 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1005018
Default I had to try it....flex seal on my 99 gmc

At 241K looks like the PS pump oil cooler steel pipes are rusty enough to spurt fluid on occasion, so instead of a bypass I tried it as I already had some...worse it can do is not work…...we will see tomorrow!
Attached Thumbnails
DSCF5251.JPG  

DSCF5252.JPG  

DSCF5253.JPG  

DSCF5255.JPG  

allthrottleandsomebottle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2018, 09:34pm   #2
04 commemorative
A Real Barner
Points: 26,707, Level: 100
Activity: 99.0%
 
04 commemorative's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Down the Shore,New Jersey
Posts: 6,741
Thanks: 773
Thanked 2,010 Times in 1,175 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $100033074
Default

Might have too much pressure to work there.
04 commemorative is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2018, 10:31pm   #3
69camfrk
Barn Stall Owner #6969
NCM Supporter '11, '12,'17
Points: 40,538, Level: 100
Activity: 99.0%
 
69camfrk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Somewhere in GA
Posts: 15,710
Thanks: 5,027
Thanked 6,582 Times in 3,113 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1057560
Default

Best of luck! Back in the 80's I had an old car and the radiator started to leak. So, being a broke college student, I head out to the Advance for some stop leak. I dump the little container in the radiator, and I'm fairly certain it plugged the original hole. However, when the radiator built up some pressure, another weak link was found, and it exploded like a grenade!
69camfrk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2018, 06:21am   #4
Black94lt1
Barn Stall Owner #13
Barn Raising II,III,IV

NCM Supporter '13,'14,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'15,'17
GTMS ‘18
Points: 14,634, Level: 83
Activity: 76.4%
 
Black94lt1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Ypsilanti, Mi
Posts: 8,062
Thanks: 3,975
Thanked 1,548 Times in 1,174 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $421239
Default

I’m voting for it won’t work but points for trying, I would have never thought of flex seal for that
Black94lt1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2018, 01:17pm   #5
MrPeabody
A Real Barner
Points: 50,811, Level: 100
Activity: 74.5%
 
MrPeabody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 27,272
Thanks: 9,661
Thanked 8,599 Times in 4,491 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2190073
Default

Of all the claims they make about Flex Seal, I've never heard them say how much heat it can withstand.
MrPeabody is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2018, 03:38pm   #6
allthrottleandsomebottle
A Real Barner
Points: 13,746, Level: 80
Activity: 27.0%
 
allthrottleandsomebottle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Lackey/Yorktown, VA
Posts: 1,610
Thanks: 310
Thanked 1,105 Times in 406 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1005018
Default

Alas....what I coated is good...now the tubing around the fins not so much @#$%&
So my cheap ass will bypass it once I get a break from Hurricane Florence. Of course I could take all the fins off and coat...……..
allthrottleandsomebottle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2018, 07:27pm   #7
markids77
A Real Barner
Points: 11,020, Level: 72
Activity: 29.0%
 
markids77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: sweatin' on the oldies
Posts: 6,526
Thanks: 3,330
Thanked 1,362 Times in 909 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5000340
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by allthrottleandsomebottle View Post
Alas....what I coated is good...now the tubing around the fins not so much @#$%&
So my cheap ass will bypass it once I get a break from Hurricane Florence. Of course I could take all the fins off and coat...……..
Take it out and spray the whole thing. Geez, do we have to do it for you too?
markids77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:05pm.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2009 - 2018 The Vette Barn


Support the Barn:
 
Download the Mobile App;
 
Follow us on Facebook:

Become a Stall Owner

 

Apple iOS App        Google Android App

 

Visit our Facebook page