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  • Johnny_Vintage
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    Shop Vac. That's the ticket. Thanks, I have small one on board and four 5 gallon pails too.

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  • smitty477
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    "Do you guys just drain it into the bilge and pump it out later?"

    I put a longer slightly larger ID hose (clear) around the existing hose and pull it out with a clean wetvac.

    Often I would then use that coolant to winterize the raw water side of the engines.

    +1 to Jim

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  • Jim_Gandee
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    Johnny, if you're referring to draining the coolant the head pressure will allow some uphill run of the drain line. I drain it into a bucket/vacuum contaInner (my oil sucker). I never allow it to drain into the bilges as it makes a mess and is a PITA to clean up.

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  • Johnny_Vintage
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    EH 700 BLOCK DRAIN-gctid809604

    On these Hinos, The block drain has a hose going into the bilge. There is no way to put a collecting pan under there. Do you guys just drain it into the bilge and pump it out later?
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