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engine running hot. did fine before mods with 4 row aftermarket. compression now just under 10/1 w/ EDLBRK's power pack.heads cam etc.first project car. anyone else been there??????????
 

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Been there..check the timing..to far either way advance or retard will cause it to run hot, my guess is you are running a bit too much advance
 

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How many hours on new engine?

Have you allowed the cooling system to burp all the air out?

Do you have an overflow recovery?

Have you verified proper coolant flow?

Any possibility that one or both head gaskets are backwards?

How does the T-stat test out?

What is your ultimate distributor advance? It may seem strange, but timing which is retarded from ideal can cause the engine to run hot.

Rememeber, you're making more HP and we both know where that comes from, eh?? *G*

Get back to us....
 
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