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Re: telehouse - 25 broadway
From: Alex Rubenstein <alex () nac net>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 12:15:57 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)



Not to mention, cooling the radiator won't help at all, considering it's
the water pump that failed.



On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Chris Luke wrote:


Sean Donelan wrote (on Sep 13):
Speaking with a mechanical engineer, he suggested you may be
able to restore some generator operation by continiously running
a water/hose over the outside of the radiator.  Not so much to
clean it, but to act as once-through heat transfer to cool the
engine.

I hope you can get it going again.

The radiator yes. Just try not to get the engine block too wet.
Rapid cooling of a hot engine can cause the metalwork to fatigue
quickly, at worst, or warp it at best. :( I know someone who managed to
crack a piston shaft this way once on a regular engine.

Chris.
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