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A quick update: now that my kids brought the needed new license plates, I was able to take the Equinox with the Donor 2 engine for a longer drive, including some highway mileage. Knock on wood: so far, so good. No weird noises, no check engine lights, and the coolant temperature stayed steady at one tick-mark below mid-way for the whole drive once the engine had warmed up. Fingers crossed! I'll try and put a few hundred more miles on it before sending it home with them later next week.

When I got back from the drive, I let the Equinox sit for a couple hours, then I checked&set the tire pressures, checked the oil (level was OK), and checked the coolant (I had to add about 1/2qt. more, likely as the system was circulating more and working out the air pockets during the drive). So, I'll just keep an eye on those things after each longer drive for a while until the kids leave with their car.
 
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