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post #1 of 4 Old 03-08-2014, 01:28 PM Thread Starter
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Help; running hot issues

1990 YJ, 350 sbc mild built, 160 deg t/stat, Howe 4 core racing radiator w/dual electric fans. On open roads runs about 190 to 200 deg. Idleing or on trails running 220 to 230 & comes up quickly. manual guage which is accurate

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post #2 of 4 Old 03-08-2014, 01:34 PM
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did you check the thermostat works? enough fluid
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post #3 of 4 Old 03-08-2014, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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Yes new stat, had 195 in it & its was worse and coolant is full and circulating. Also has new htr core & all hoses
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post #4 of 4 Old 03-08-2014, 05:23 PM
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are you sure you have a good flow from the water pump? can you check what the difference is between the upper and lower hose for temp?

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