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Re: #460002 - Restoration
« Reply #135 on: Wednesday,October 25, 2017, 11:26:46 PM »
I guess fitting solid rivets would be the best method but almost impossible to install?
My only concern, if using blind rivets, is the possibility of the internal shank/head coming adrift and ending up drifting around in the coolant system?

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Re: #460002 - Restoration
« Reply #136 on: Thursday,October 26, 2017, 01:30:55 AM »
I can TIG weld aluminium, so I'll quickly weld a few spots or bead around the end of the tubing. Should be fine after that.

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Re: #460002 - Restoration
« Reply #137 on: Thursday,October 26, 2017, 05:03:34 AM »
that would seem the best way, if you’ve got access?

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Re: #460002 - Restoration
« Reply #138 on: Thursday,October 26, 2017, 06:12:07 AM »
The tubing is not permantly attached to my chassis, so that won't be a problem.

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Re: #460002 - Restoration
« Reply #139 on: Tuesday,November 28, 2017, 11:55:21 AM »
Video on how I replaced the old rusty coolant pipes with new aluminium tubing.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRCQzEdPb44

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Re: #460002 - Restoration
« Reply #140 on: Wednesday,November 29, 2017, 12:19:18 AM »
Thanks Serge!

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Re: #460002 - Restoration
« Reply #141 on: Friday,January 12, 2018, 01:40:26 PM »
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