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    Hello, Apologies as i'm not overly familiar with tuning petrol engines, but i've been having some issues - mostly noticed with the engine getting a bit on the hot side. It's a 66, with 289 engine. C4 g'box. Engine used to get too hot, but over the summer i did a top end rebuild - changed cam...
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    I have a 1965 mustang with a 302 in it. I recently had it rebuilt and bored out .030. I have a 3 row aluminum radiator that was checked out by a radiator shop and cleaned out. Mechanical 5 blade fan and shroud 180 Mr.Gasket Thermostat Autometer Electric gauge New water pump No A/C No Power...
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    My engine was idling for about 20 minutes before my radiator exploded! Any ideas why? The radiator was original as far as I know. It burst at the seam of the top of the radiator. Is there an underlying issue I can test for and address, or should I just buy a new radiator? I don't want to blow...
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    I have a 67 mustang with a 289, c4 trans, and edelbrock 4 barrel carb. After driving car for as little as 15-20 minutes on a hot day it heats up to the h and I either turn it off or it will idle bad then die. It has an oversized radiator full to the top and I just changed the oil. I’m wondering...
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    I have a 1965 mustang with an aluminum radiator and a 16” Lobby Puller as well as 50/50 coolant. It’s been overheating recently on idle. If I’m in bumper to bumper traffic or stuck on a red light for way too long. What happens is coolant starts evaporating and coming out of the reservoir. Not...
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