Mondial 3.2 Coolant pipes - advice needed

Discussion in 'Mondial' started by caterus, Nov 26, 2012.

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  1. caterus

    caterus Karting

    Dec 24, 2010
    Oxfordshire, UK
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    I'm in the process of overhauling the Mondial coolant system and I am tempted to fit a drain-off tap on either the front delivery or return pipes connecting to the radiator. This will require welding an Aluminium piece to the pipe to take the drain-off tap. I'm told it would be helpful with the welding process if I knew the type of Aluminium alloy that the original pipe is made of (e.g. Duralumin). Does anybody have any idea?
  2. Wade

    Wade F1 World Champ
    Rossa Subscribed Owner

    Mar 31, 2006
    East Central, FL
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    Wade O.
    This is a great idea. I had an 80's mid-engined car that included a drain such as this. It makes sense since the transfer pipe was at the lowest point of the cooling system.

    Sorry that I can't help with identifying the alloy type...

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