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April 07, 2020, 06:44:59 PM on

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Sorry Nick, liked your title, so apologies for stealing the style.

Doing a coolant change on the XC. Noted some weeping between the main coolant steel pipe and the rubber hose.
My Dad used to clean the steel, and put a thin smear of Blue Hylomar (the non setting stuff) on the joints on his various cars, over the years.
Never had a leaking issue, and never had problems with removing the hose x-years later.

Anyone have an opinion on steel/rubber interfacing?

April 08, 2020, 07:10:14 AMReply #1 on

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Continuing the innuendo theme... are you sure there are no cracks in your pipe?

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No Cracks, but the pipe clamp wasn't particularly tight.
Bike doesn't use water, but once seen, I want to make sure its fine.
Probably just nip it up a bit once flushed and refilled.
Going to take the opportunity to dismount the Rad, and check the Regulator, so probably end up attending to most of the clamps..