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Overflow tank I need to replace the overflow tank on my V8 statesman as the old one has a pin hole where the pipe joins to a hose and coolant escapes when engine warms up

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Try the Holden wreckers for a replacement . many statesman parts are interchangeable with the same year Holden sedan series.. There are after market reservoirs that will fit as well.

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