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The Gentleman's Express: Tech-Tips from the JIOC

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Cores, Hoses and Problems

Author: TECH, George F, W A K

Radiator/Engine Water Hoses (TECH)

Int. Mk IIUpper: Gates VF-92, now 26042
Lower: Gates 26430, 20225
NAPA 7184 (cut to fit)
Int. Mk IIIUpper: Gates 20226
Atlas S541
Lower: Gates CH552 cut to fit both parts
Gates 20390 cut to fit, diff dias ) engine 20267 same dias use in a pinch) end. 20357 as is, rad end.
Int. Mk III Conv.Upper: Gates 20357 (no spacer Tube)
NAPA 7096 (w/spacer, rad end)
NAPA 7344 (w/spacer, engine end)

Replace Radiator Assembly (George F)

I found that my weak radiator (too often repaired) could be replaced exactly with the radiator used in Jaguar XJ5(V12) and XJ6’s.

(Presumably Interceptor Mk III’s. TECH).

Heater Hoses (W A K)

Gates’ Shape N Fit water hose (heater hoses) are supplied to retailers in 25 foot lengths, 1/2" ID is #28450, 5/8" ID is #28453 and 3/4" ID is #28456.

When installing this hose, ensure that the hose clamp is not riding on the stiffening wire or it will leak!

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