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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-03-2017, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
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heater hose delete ?

i only use my 94 wagon in nice weather and want to clean up engine bay. i was going to delete the heater hoses and not sure if i can get ride of them since the expansion tank is needed. do i have to just run the 2 hoses to the tee at the expansion tank or can i get rid of the tee and just run 1 hose from the water pump to the expansion tank. thx for any help

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-03-2017, 10:44 PM
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You can,but you will find the reduction in cooling system capacity less than helpful in engine temperature level/stability.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-06-2017, 10:05 PM
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You can do that, but if it is nice, but cold outside, you will wish you had not. The other side of that is; the AC will be more efficient if you remove them.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-07-2017, 09:43 AM
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You could run the lines directly to and from the reservoir.

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