The Stag Specialist for the South East
As you can see from the following shots, the classic anti-freeze, water and aluminium corrosion has taken place and completely filled the combustion chambers.
We advise that the engine is not run over the winter lay up period, as the high use of choke tends to do more harm than good.
This is what can happen to your Triumph Stag V8 engine if you do not drain down the cylinder block. Coolant finds it’s way past the inlet manifold gaskets and causes tremendous corrosion, which will now be very costly to repair!
However, don’t panic too much is you take your Stag off the road over the winter months. If the engine is running well, this sort of damage is unlikely to occur during a winter lay-up.