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2012-11-23 22:33:58
will my car be ok? in cold weather
i took off the rad to get my turbo off well still no turbo to replace it with so its just sitting outside. idk if there is water/coolant in the block still or not.
its getting cold here real cold and im scared for my block.
what do i need to do to keep it safe?
Last edited by C-Lawless on 2012-11-23 at 22-34-33.
2012-11-23 22:51:11
Just drain the coolant to make sure its not all/part water and close up all ports with something to soak up any outside moisture and you will be fine
2012-11-23 23:01:08
Ok man, thanks for the reply.
2012-11-24 04:12:13
You car is going to blow up!!!!!!!!!!!!

Last edited by Storm88000 on 2012-11-24 at 04-14-15.
2012-11-24 17:41:24
i would think it would be a better idea to leave antifreez in the block.. i mean its ment not to freez
2012-11-24 18:01:57
As long as there is coolant / water mix in the motor you will be fine just tape off the exhaust ports.
2012-11-25 12:28:20
Ok thanks guys.
Here's what I did.
Removed the rad along with drained it from the rad ports.
Then removed manifold.
Thats how she is sitting today.
2012-11-25 12:33:23
its cold as shit this morning in Florida.
2012-11-25 12:52:18
im in wv so its prob worse here so i have gotton two answers here.
which do i do?
leave coolant in the block or drain it out?
someone or anyone can tell me the right way would be appreciated!
2012-11-25 15:45:56
If its coolant leave it in it will be fine.
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