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Coolant system simplification question

I have eliminated the cabin heater and recirculation pump, the TB heater, and the "U" tube. I have a Radium coolant tank. I will fabricate a coolant block off plate like BOE's offering. Can I simply cap the nipple coming out of the block on the intake side and the similar diameter nipple on the transmission side? The two small nipples on the head then connect to the two open ports on my Radium tank? Bleeding is done by cracking the upper connection to the Radium tank?

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Bump for revised question and information.

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Pretty much what I have going on.
Heater core and recirc removed running the radium tank.
I've blocked off two ports in the head and one in the block.

I had severe issues bleeding the radium tank when installed per their drawings.
Currently I'm only using two of the three ports on the tank.
I'll post some pictures and or descriptions tonight of the routing that I have that is working perfectly.
 

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Pretty much what I have going on.
Heater core and recirc removed running the radium tank.
I've blocked off two ports in the head and one in the block.

I had severe issues bleeding the radium tank when installed per their drawings.
Currently I'm only using two of the three ports on the tank.
I'll post some pictures and or descriptions tonight of the routing that I have that is working perfectly.
Thanks. I look forward to those photos.
 

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Here ya go...
There is an existing tee with a port in it, drivers side where the coolant hose enters the chassis rail, this also needs to be blocked off, or replaced with a straight section.
This set up allows the tank to purge entrained air at all times.

Just like beer and sex, everyone's got their own opinion on this topic, however this setup has worked two straight years on a dedicated track car.
 

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Here ya go...
There is an existing tee with a port in it, drivers side where the coolant hose enters the chassis rail, this also needs to be blocked off, or replaced with a straight section.
This set up allows the tank to purge entrained air at all times.

Just like beer and sex, everyone's got their own opinion on this topic, however this setup has worked two straight years on a dedicated track car.
Thank you for the detailed photos.
 
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