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  1. Mod and Custom Forum
    Hello pretty new, I was looking if anyone can help me with my overheating issue. I have a 1965 mustang that I recently swapped a 1990 5.0 engine with a aod. I’ve been driving it for a couple of times and all the times it overheats and it starts spewing the coolant through the top of the radiator...
  2. Vintage Mustang Forum
    I have read through hours of overheating posts for 65-68 mustangs. Yes, this is another overheating post and if you are tired of reading these, I don’t blame you. But if you love to help “try” to fix an overheating issue, please see below as I will explain what I am experiencing. Please...
  3. Vintage Mustang Forum
    I have a 1966 Mustang with 289 engine with no AC. I recently replaced my water pump as it had a small leak. Ever since my car has been overheating. I then replaced the 180 F T stat. While replacing I noticed that the old thermostat was stuck open so I was happy to have replaced it. It still have...
  4. Vintage Mustang Forum
    I am a newb here. After 40 years of dreaming, I am finally a vintage Mustang owner. I recently purchased a nearly all-stock 66 coupe 289 2bbl C4. On one of our 1st outings with her, we were stuck in a VERY long line to get into a drive-in theater and I realized the temp gauge was moving up...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello, my name is Dan I’m from Mason Michigan. I just bought my first Mustang, it’s a 1970 convertible with 351w automatic 3 speed trans. 2 barrel auto lite carb. I’m having a couple issues with it running warm. First I noticed when the car is warm it doesn’t like sitting at stop signs or...
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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...
  7. Vintage Mustang Forum
    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...
  8. Vintage Mustang Forum
    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...
  9. Vintage Mustang Forum
    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...
  10. Vintage Mustang Forum
    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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