Coolant Tank/Reservoir

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Coolant Tank/Reservoir

Post by BrianMcDonald » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:04 am

Still got my Rover 800i late model 1994( 25 years ) but am now looking for a replacement coolant tank / reservoir as mine has developed a couple of pin holes in the top above the level marks. Have tried Rimmers but they say none available anywhere. So wondering if anyone out there may have a spare ( used ) that they may be prepared to part with ( sell ). If so please reply.
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Re: Coolant Tank/Reservoir

Post by scotty2 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:42 am

Volvo 850 or XC90 tanks are a popular alternative.

There's a thread on the Technical section.

Edit to add link to the thread:
http://www.rover800.info/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=2189

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Re: Coolant Tank/Reservoir

Post by scoobyh123 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:16 pm

What he said! ^^^^^^^ Can look very neat and the Rover cap is a straight fit as well. You can also use the Volvo cap too :

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In my shed i happen to have a 7/9xx Volvo tank with the pipework on to connect into the Rover cooling system, the 7/9xx tank is more torpedo shaped but still works well.
If you're interested in that, drop me a PM - also i'd be interested in having your leaky old Rover tank, i think i've found a way to easily and cost-effectively weld aluminium so i'm looking into making some Rover shaped aluminium tanks. Need a pattern though! :wink: :D
Cheers,
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Re: Coolant Tank/Reservoir

Post by scotty2 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:32 am

Dave, I have an old leaky tank I could send you?
PM address and I'll post it to you.

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Re: Coolant Tank/Reservoir

Post by scoobyh123 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:27 pm

scotty2 wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:32 am
Dave, I have an old leaky tank I could send you?
PM address and I'll post it to you.
PM sent! :wink: :D
Cheers,
Dave


'94 827 Sterling saloon
'88 Volvo 760 V6 Estate
All auto :D
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'95 827 Coupé LPG gone but not forgotten!

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