<VV> Fw: Heater Bellows
jcorey at escapees.com
Wed May 20 00:37:06 EDT 2009
Subject: Re: <VV> Heater Bellows
Checked that out. Not big enough for a '60. Good thought, though.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ian Harding" <harding.ian at gmail.com>
> To: "Jim Corey" <jcorey at escapees.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 8:02 PM
> Subject: Re: <VV> Heater Bellows
> Maybe a 1960...
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 7:58 PM, Jim Corey <jcorey at escapees.com> wrote:
>> I got a lot of thermostat bellows. Similar to Corvair, but not. They're
>> in boxes labeled NAPA Thomson thermostat. Part number is 127 (replaces
>> 20-6423). The box says made in W. Germany for NAPA/Standard-Thomson. The
>> height (contracted) is about the same as the Corvair. The diameter is
>> about 1/2" bigger. The fittings are the same as the Corvair--one end
>> accepts a bolt, the other a rod. Stamped on one end is 85/90 degrees. I
>> take that to be centigrade. (Approx. 180 degrees???). I put it in the
>> toaster oven, and after about a minute and a half, it began expanding.
>> Doesn't seem to have any liquid inside (shaka-shaka). I called Thomson
>> (now part of Stant). The "expert" I talked to said they NEVER have had
>> such a part. Local NAPA couldn't help. My Internet searches didn't help.
>> Any thoughts. I'd like to know what they went on, so I could get them to
>> an needy user.
>> J Corey
>> '63 Corvair Convertible
>> '62 Greenie
>> '64 Coupe (oops, down right now)
>> '66 Sedan
>> All running as daily drivers
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