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Old 05-15-2015, 11:25 AM   #11
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biggest issue might be an air bubble/pocket in the heater causing loss of flow?

as small as they are might never be an issue
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Old 05-15-2015, 11:25 AM   #12
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They don't really care which way is up so long as the bleeder is at the top.

If the bleeder isn't at the top you will find it very difficult to purge all of the air out of the system. If the air bubble is large enough even a heater booster pump may not be able to dislodge a large air bubble. With an air bubble in the systme the water will not flow which will result in very poor heat transfer across the heater core.
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Old 05-15-2015, 12:20 PM   #13
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Thank you, great information, I'll check for bleeder location before mounting.
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Old 05-29-2015, 09:28 PM   #14
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Getting ready to install the one piece shower, I'm embarrassed by how long it took to get it right. Once I got the shape close I used something called a "Perfect Butt" duplicates any contour exactly.
Old scrap of side panel for rough contour


Fitted inside


Now I need to make the cut
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Old 05-29-2015, 11:32 PM   #15
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LOL!!! Good luck Googling "Perfect Butt".
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LOL!!! Good luck Googling "Perfect Butt".
, I do that everyday..... still haven't found it.

ain't giving up anytime soon!
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Old 05-30-2015, 08:54 AM   #17
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If you want the one that help you scribe lines, a search on Amazon of Perfect Butt will return it. As for the other type of perfect butt, I am always on the look out as well
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Old 05-30-2015, 12:27 PM   #18
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I'm just starting my walls and I came here looking for tips on how to get that curve right. Wow, thanks a lot for showing us your 'perfect butt'. Just saved me a 'load' of frustration. It really would have 'stunk' if I hadn't seen that... :-p
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Old 05-30-2015, 05:09 PM   #19
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There is a tool sold called a contour guage that is basically a 6-12' straight edge with pins sandwiched in between and you push the guage in until you get a pattern to work with. I have it in front of me but no pic's cause I am technology challenged when it comes to pic's sorry
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Old 05-30-2015, 05:25 PM   #20
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There is a tool sold called a contour guage that is basically a 6-12' straight edge with pins sandwiched in between and you push the guage in until you get a pattern to work with. I have it in front of me but no pic's cause I am technology challenged when it comes to pic's sorry
I just drilled a hole in the center of a tea bottle cap and made a pattern to butt up against the engine cover (pusher). Worked like a charm. Lol. If i were so inclined, skateboard bearings would work well. If it doesnt fit right duct tape the pencil or razor blade it down to size. Ill prolly do that when i get to the ceiling in the next few days.
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