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mtmod50
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 15
posted November 26, 2005 08:22 AM  
What is your opinion on stopleak?Is silverseal still the best or is there somthing better out now days?

ctfarm
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 214
posted November 26, 2005 12:07 PM  

I've used this stuff for years and have been very pleased with it.In fact we dropped a valve one night and cracked a cylinder,lost very little coolant before it sealed up.Still finished third in the A.

James Ott
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 146
posted November 26, 2005 04:36 PM  
Won't that plug up the heater core? HeHEHE couldn't resist.

racer17j
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5437
posted November 26, 2005 11:03 PM  
In a real "pinch" eggs and copenhagen work well on a fast leaking hot rad. Not a long term fix though. I have had good luck with silver seal.

sideways
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 727
posted November 27, 2005 09:40 AM  
Mentite is a good one but mainly we use black ground pepper the cheaper the better the seal.And it wont clog up heater core.lol

econo2a
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 105
posted November 27, 2005 02:32 PM  
yea during that winter seriers it gets cold sometimes cant not have heat

brabbit75
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 51
posted November 29, 2005 06:19 PM  
Another good thing to do for a quick fix,is pepper flakes. Don't ask me how I know that. But I've used stop leak in my car a couple different times when I needed a fix, and its worked fine, never any problems for me. Just make sure it gets circulated through evenly, thats the trick to it working perfectly, from what I've found anyways.
Oh yeah, the stuff I found it pretty cheap, Alumaseal I believe is the name.

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dluna
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 336
posted November 30, 2005 08:39 AM  
I used Moroso Ceramic Seal for a couple valve seat cracks and it held up the whole season.

rrrrick
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 202
posted November 30, 2005 08:43 AM  
You just have to careful pouring the stop leak into the rad. We had some stay onto the filler neck and cause the cap to leak.


NJantz
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 761
posted November 30, 2005 11:59 AM  
I use the Moroso Ceramic stuff and have had great results.

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