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by ricer
Fri Oct 09, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Massive water leak
Replies: 14
Views: 1747

Re: Massive water leak

Just an update. turns out im a muppet and didnt tighten my water outlet up properly and thats where my secondary leak was coming from. Have now put the car back together full and its holding fluid YAY!!! Before i go for a drive though i need to flush the coolant system and the power steering fluid. ...
by ricer
Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:33 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Massive water leak
Replies: 14
Views: 1747

Re: Massive water leak

Ricer - can you point my towards which gasket that you mean please? I know the O ring that you mean but not sure which gasket. Where did you buy them from too please? Have you ruled out the head gasket. I replaced the water outlet gasket, which is the part at the top of the engine where the top rad...
by ricer
Sat Jul 11, 2015 4:25 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Massive water leak
Replies: 14
Views: 1747

Re: Massive water leak

thanks for the help guys, cars being a bit of a nightmare at the moment. took the stat housing back apart and the thermostat had fallen out of its perch, and as i'd tightened it i had ripped the seal, so back to toyota for another one. also, as i was undoing the back nut, the stud snapped. Yaaaay. M...
by ricer
Fri Jul 03, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Massive water leak
Replies: 14
Views: 1747

Massive water leak

Hi guys. I bought a 1991 JDM rs200 last week, and upon taking it for its first decently spirited drive, i noticed steam coming out of the bonnet. luckily i caught it before it fully cooked its self and the car still starts and runs beautifully. no water in oil etc. i waited for the car to cool down ...

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