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Old 07-07-2012, 10:02 AM
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over heating

I have a 1981 vette,same car.I have a hot 434 inch mouse with no over heat problems now,,,Stock water pump,no fan.I have an electric fan on a new,,,single dimple core rad.I can idle with no over heat problems.Because I use a solid lifter roller cam I blip the throttle regularly,plus I like the sound of a big mouse drowning out imports with their big stereos.

why do you want to change the rat?small blocks are lighter if handling is an issue.Pre 82 vettes are not really known for great handling.
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