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Typically most of these Mustang overflow tanks accept 3/8" hose. If you have some larger coolant hose laying around you can always use a band clamp to tighten it into place. These aren't under extreme pressure so they won't "blow" loose. Also don't over-tighten the clamps so you don't crush the tube. These are a great way to dress up your Fox Body Mustang's engine bay and combining it with a SVE Radiator can greatly improve your cooling capabilities!!
Answered by Jeff J. from Waco | Comment 0 0
I have purchased and installed the sve radiator and dual fan kit on my 88 GT. However, I can't figure out where to mount this overflow tank as the battery tray is right next to the radiator fill neck. room is at a premium in this engine bay. any suggestions?
Asked by Jim P. from Lee's Summit | Comment 0 0
Jim, you're right. It's a tight fit. The best place to mount this overflow tank is on the edge of the fan shroud right in between the battery tray and the fans, but i've also seen customers mount it on the passenger side next to the air box and run a longer overflow hose. The mounting tabs are adjustable to allow you some wiggle room and fine tuning of the bottle's position.
Answered by scott s. from hewitt | Comment 0 0
The over flow tank doesn't come with hose to fit the rad and the tank inlet. The rad size is larger diameter then the over flow tank line. What is done to run the hose from the rad to the over flow and fit two differetn sizes. Is there a proper rubber hose available?
Asked by John W. from Surrey | Comment 0 0
I may have to look for a tapered fitting or something in plastic. I would think since these systems are being sold there is so much left to modify or make fit then should be expected.
Answered by John W. from Surrey | Comment 0 0
Sorry, this item is only designed to work with an 86-93 Mustang. You may be able to do some custom fabrication to make it work, but out of the box it is not designed to fit an 85.
Answered by Nathan B. from Waco | Comment 0 0
You are Correct, One of the tubes connects to the radiator and allows the coolant into the reservoir. The other tube is the overflow or "PUKE" tube for when the overflow tank gets too full. It will empty its excess, through that second tube.
Answered by Scott G. from hewitt | Comment 0 0
The overflow on these cars is not designed to be a pressure or sealed system, so technically it does allow air in. You can plug it if you wish, but it is designed as a puke outlet to allow excess coolant out of the system if needed.
Answered by Karson S. from Hewitt | Comment 0 0
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