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While the expansion tank contents fluctuated yesterday during an hour-long run at cruise speed, it didn't go above "max" or below "add". I, on the other hand, added a hose clamp to the tank barb...a likely culprit, I think, for the original loss of coolant.

I will monitor this, however and will likely have the entire cooling system/heat exchanger pressure-tested just in case. I will also examine all petcocks/drains and hoses for tiny leaks.

I would've done this yesterday, but I was a tad preoccupied (see "gravity versus boat" thread...) in General Discussion.

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you may be able to get a loaner pressure tester from oreilly auto parts, they're real nice about loaning tools. (they have a program)
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