You might try pressurizing the coolant system to see if you can see where the coolant is coming from.
I might not be able to do that for several weeks unless I can locate a pressure tester locally with someone. However, since the coolant system is staying under pressure after being shut down and cooled off (for days) if there was leak or crack that I could find under a pressure test you'd think I could find it or hear it now as it sits under pressure, right? The way its under pressure after its been sitting fr a day or two when I take off the degas tank cap it feels and sounds at least as high or higher than it was running normally under water pump pressure on a normal motor.
How do they do compression checks on these motors...through the glow plug holes? If so, I'd need to get an adapter for that for my compression tester set I think. This would be in order to check for head gasket problems, correct?
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