fluid to fix a blown headgasket?

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by emilio, Apr 18, 2005.

  1. emilio

    emilio Guest

    I dont know where to post this since I cant see the garage dogs forum...but does anyone know what the name is of those fluids that can fix a blown headgasket? im looking for a temporary fix until I can find the time to replace mine. any first hand experiences? (or second)

  2. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

    May 5, 2000
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    I'm not really sure which one to move it to either but this is definitely not the correct one.

    I figure trucks and SUVs might get you the most response. There are a couple fluids I've seen at Pep Boys that are pretty heavy duty. You have to drain your cooling system since they only mix with water. Run your engine for a while then drain. You have to leave the top and bottom radiator hoses off for 24 hours so the repair can dry completely. Pretty involved for something you pour into the radiator but supposedly they work pretty well.
  3. Diesel66

    Diesel66 My standards for women is like rent-a-centers stan OT Supporter

    Feb 20, 2005
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    they do not work very well. and if you they start to clot but then break lose you will have a damaged engine/radiator

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