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Thermostat At Block - Cleanup
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Here is a photo of the water neck area of my engine block where the thermostat goes.

Any ideas on how best to clean up this area?

   

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Best (and least intrusive) is the C-L-R calcium lime and rust remover. I know how gentle you like to be.

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Wolverine;81158 Wrote:Here is a photo of the water neck area of my engine block where the thermostat goes.

Any ideas on how best to clean up this area?
I'm thinking tape off the opening...Fine wire wheel on a drill to start then finish with a Dremel and a fine wire wheel

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Qcode351mach;81166 Wrote:
Wolverine;81158 Wrote:Here is a photo of the water neck area of my engine block where the thermostat goes.

Any ideas on how best to clean up this area?
I'm thinking tape off the opening...Fine wire wheel on a drill to start then finish with a Dremel and a fine wire wheel

+1 then vacuum/magnet/wipe the debris out.

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