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Old 11-02-2008, 05:31 PM
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engine running too hot!!

I have a 351w (357w) its running to 250-260 degrees by the time i get back to the pits, and i start at the burnout at 160. my bottom radiator hose is pinched shut. do i have too much converter? i have a 4500 stall with 4.88 gears and a isky 280 mega cam with a 517.lift. whats going on? should i run an electric water pump? and i have my 750 carb running fat also. im lost

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Originally Posted by 65coupe351w
I have a 351w

(my bottom radiator hose is pinched shut.
im lost
Ah, uh, YA, you are correct.
If the bottom hose is pinched shut, that IS a problem.
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take a wire coat hanger & make a coil spring shape out of it, stuff it inside the hose...I`ll bet it will run cooler
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