early water cooling system

early water cooling system

Some early water-cooled engines relies on the “thermal siphoning” effect to circulate coolant through the engine and radiator. This engine dates to 1937, shortly after which water-cooled engines with non-leaking water pumps became popular.



JD Laukkonen

JD Laukkonen turned wrenches in the north end of Seattle for a decade, so he's no stranger to the inner workings of modern automobiles. He has worked as a freelance writer since closing his shop in 2007, and he currently covers automotive technology for Lifewire.com.

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