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    C15 Romahome thermostat cover

    Please excuse meAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
    that's better.

    I thought it would be a good idea to totally fush the entire cooling system of my romahome
    I've done many cars and vans when I was a commercial mechanic years ago but the camper was a pain.

    The 4 bolts after 22years sheared off the thermostat cover so I had to weld some nuts onto the studs/remains and get them off. I flushed the whole system and then made a new gasket. Four 8m bolts from a shop at 45p each should have finished the job but no. the threads are not 8m or 6m they must be 7 m so I had to drill and tap each hole for a 8m thread and drill 9m holes into the cover.

    So remember if you flush the engine and the rad on a old Romahome it may not be possible to get the bolts out so unless it really needs it just flush the radiator

    #2
    Ouch, that sounds very time consuming!

    One of the first things I did on my Rascal was to change the thermostat, I would have been very wary had I known what could happen. A tip I picked up from the Rascal Enthusiasts site, is if there's the slightly difficulty undoing the housing, heat the bolts up.

    Marc

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