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Unread 09-09-2009, 06:06 PM   #16
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FINALLY!!! We found the problem!!! The radiator that I bought from Western Auto is one row only!!!, Mine (V-8) should be at least two rows! They don't want to exchange it! Nuts!!! I'm going with a three row rad now and the factory 195 degree t-stat , any suggestion my jeeper partners??? Different radiator?, t-stat?

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Unread 09-09-2009, 06:10 PM   #17
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FINALLY!!! We found the problem!!! The radiator that I bought from Western Auto is one row only!!!, Mine (V-8) should be at least two rows! They don't want to exchange it! Nuts!!! I'm going with a three row rad now and the factory 195 degree t-stat , any suggestion my jeeper partners??? Different radiator?, t-stat?
I think the factory radiator was one row.
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Unread 09-09-2009, 06:12 PM   #18
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i beg to differ sir. if the system is overcharged the condensor wont be able to change the gas into a liquid when it cools because there is too much. and it wont be able to disburst that heat efficiantly. Sorry but I already been thru this problem. I had 80-100psi flux on the high and 40psi on the low. should be 20psi low and flux 60-80 on high. And the dash cooling went from 48 to 38 degrees.
So my A/C that is charged to factory spec is wrong? Despite the fact its ice cold and I dont overheat? Interesting.
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Unread 09-09-2009, 06:31 PM   #19
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If it still runs hot, some vents in the hood might help.
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Unread 09-09-2009, 06:44 PM   #20
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So my A/C that is charged to factory spec is wrong? Despite the fact its ice cold and I dont overheat? Interesting.
i wouldn't pay much attention to that guy.


the stock rad is only one row.
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Unread 08-08-2011, 06:47 AM   #21
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help my jeep is over heating

I replaced the thermostat flushed the system, checked the spark plug, water pumps not leaking, I my heats not working anymore it just blows cold air, my car over heating 230F i'm getting bubbling and a boiling sound in my over full tank and its shooting up everywhere, i also put a new radiator in 8 months ago, I just order and new water pump and fan clutch....i'm just spending spending spending and it not fixing the problem, now i lost my heat wtf going on.
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Unread 08-14-2011, 02:37 PM   #22
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this may sound like a real obvious question but how important is a complete shroud?

I just realize im missing the bottom half of mine (looks chopped off). still pulls a lot of hot air, though im guessing while in traffic, not a lot is going through the radiator but being pulled from the bottom opening?
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Unread 08-14-2011, 09:24 PM   #23
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no one responds

its a waste of time to post stuff because the last three post i left on different forums no one responded to anything i said, its not a very helpful forum i had call a dealership to get info, and i fix my overheating problem...i hired a jack assss to put a thermostat in and he ****ed it up, i ended up fixing it myself, the guy drained out all the coolant and flushed it with a hose, and guess what he did not do and told me it was fine.......bleed the system when he was done so it keeped overheating and shooting up coolant everywhere. he was a jerk and shut off his phone because i said WTF did you do.
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Unread 08-14-2011, 09:34 PM   #24
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its a waste of time to post stuff because the last three post i left on different forums no one responded to anything i said, its not a very helpful forum i had call a dealership to get info, and i fix my overheating problem...i hired a jack assss to put a thermostat in and he ****ed it up, i ended up fixing it myself, the guy drained out all the coolant and flushed it with a hose, and guess what he did not do and told me it was fine.......bleed the system when he was done so it keeped overheating and shooting up coolant everywhere. he was a jerk and shut off his phone because i said WTF did you do.
Periods help. Kind of hard to read.
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Unread 08-14-2011, 10:09 PM   #25
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I replaced the thermostat flushed the system, checked the spark plug, water pumps not leaking, I my heats not working anymore it just blows cold air, my car over heating 230F i'm getting bubbling and a boiling sound in my over full tank and its shooting up everywhere, i also put a new radiator in 8 months ago, I just order and new water pump and fan clutch....i'm just spending spending spending and it not fixing the problem, now i lost my heat wtf going on.
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this may sound like a real obvious question but how important is a complete shroud?

I just realize im missing the bottom half of mine (looks chopped off). still pulls a lot of hot air, though im guessing while in traffic, not a lot is going through the radiator but being pulled from the bottom opening?
Both of you posted questions in a 2 year old thread. If you want actual results, make your own thread.

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Periods help. Kind of hard to read.
Definitely x2!
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Unread 08-14-2011, 11:28 PM   #26
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Both of you posted questions in a 2 year old thread. If you want actual results, make your own thread.



Definitely x2!
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