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    Hi Guys
    well the cars not over heating but its very close and if i touch the rad its only warm at best, should it get hot when up to temp???? and if so whats the best way to flush


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    Should be hot on top cold on the bottom!

    Is the thermostat opening fully?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stal1878 View Post
    Should be hot on top cold on the bottom!

    Is the thermostat opening fully?
    No stat in at present ben, bottom hose hot and top hose hot, but the top hose feels empty??? heater warm but not hot

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    Hmmm, is the system fully bled? I remember someone saying the carb you have can trap air.

    Bottom hose should be cooler than the top, are the radiator fins clear?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stal1878 View Post
    Hmmm, is the system fully bled? I remember someone saying the carb you have can trap air.

    Bottom hose should be cooler than the top, are the radiator fins clear?
    Well it 22 years old and dont look great lol, water pisses out off the bottom hose if i remove it and there was a thread that said you have to drill 2 x holes in the manifold if it causes heating issues, i,ll give it the once over tomorrow mate, it running high, but seems to stop and level out at 100degs on the gauge but looking at the other its probably wrong lol, you tried rad flush mate??

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    Yea I have flushed a couple of engines before.
    It didn't make a difference in the gauges(they where vague as fuck), but loads of shat came out.
    Some of the stuff is very powerful so make sure you follow the instructions or you'll melt the engine
    For a fiver its worth a try

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