Replace thermostat

Have you ever tried to replace the thermostat of a BMC product?
Appraisals mobile
Have you ever tried to replace the thermostat of a BMC product?
Have you ever had to replace the thermostat of your Mini, MG Midget, MG MGB, Austin-Healey Sprite, Morris Minor? Then the thermostat housing must be removed. In most cases it is possible to unscrew all three nuts that hold the thing to the cylinder head, but then ...

The party usually ends after a lot of cursing with a phone call to the supplier of parts for such a British classic. To order a new thermostat housing, a new thermostat, three studs, three spring washers and a new gasket. To avoid such problems, it is important to lubricate the studs with copper grease before sliding the new thermostat housing over it ... Namely, the housing is made of an aluminum alloy, the studs are made of iron. And that is going to interact and things are going badly no time again so steady ...

Holiday content banner


Give a reaction
  1. The nuts (three pieces) I get loose. But then the thermostat housing is still locked. Do you have any tips how I can get these loose?

Give an answer

The email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

The maximum upload file size: 8 MB. you can upload: image. Links to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other services inserted in the comment text will be automatically embedded. Drop files here

Now in store

View the 40-page preview via or a click on the cover.

The December issue, containing:

  • restoration report Fiat 1900B Granluce
  • restoration report Renault 5 Alpine Turbo
  • Austin 3 Liter
  • De Golf Convertible and the Creme21 Youngtimer Rallye
  • restoration report Hoffmann Governor MP 250-2
  • Kawasaki GTR 1000
  • Fisherman's Ambulance Museum
  • Duplicate type designations Part XX
cover 12 2022 300

The perfect reading material for an evening or more of undisturbed dreaming. It is now in stores. A subscription is of course better, because then you will no longer miss a number and you are also much cheaper. Not bad in these expensive times.

Handling of the BMW E30 3 series

BMW with better road holding

Digital torque wrench