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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 8:42 am    Post subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank Reply with quote

Most large trucks use sight glasses in the pressure tank to quickly check coolant levels. Usually 2 to represent the full and low levels. These could be added to a new/ used RMW tank and would make a great addition. Even better if the tank came with them installed.
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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 8:53 am    Post subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank Reply with quote

Only one would be needed. Anything less than full is low.
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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 2:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank Reply with quote

lbucci wrote:
Most large trucks use sight glasses in the pressure tank to quickly check coolant levels. Usually 2 to represent the full and low levels. These could be added to a new/ used RMW tank and would make a great addition. Even better if the tank came with them installed.
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That is a great idea. thank you.
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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 8:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank Reply with quote

How would we add a sight glass? Wouldn't one have to drill, tap, and collet? Or am I ignorant of something?

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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 3:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank Reply with quote

msinabottle wrote:
How would we add a sight glass? Wouldn't one have to drill, tap, and collet? Or am I ignorant of something?

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Drill a hole and weld a bung over it that fits the visual sensor threads.

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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 4:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank Reply with quote

He said "bung". Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 6:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank Reply with quote

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msinabottle wrote:
How would we add a sight glass? Wouldn't one have to drill, tap, and collet? Or am I ignorant of something?

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You of course need to get the correct size:

https://www.google.com/search?q=aluminum+weld+bung...mp;bih=600
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 6:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank Reply with quote

Now to see if RMW adds this to later versions of their tank.

It is tempting to replace the old plastic tank when you learn how hard it is to find a good pressure cap (just rolled back from my FLAPS where I tested one I ordered right at the counter and pronounced it DOA). I have an OEM one on the way but I figured if I had two, that was better. I expect the replacement they find will be no better but maybe I'll be surprised.
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