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Old 02-20-2006, 19:44   #1 (permalink)
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confused 71 302 windsor overheating problem

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I have recently put the heads back on my windsor with new gaskets etc, I have put a large alloy race radiator in with 16" thermo fan in but when the car is at idle the temp gauge rises to about the 3/4 mark, when the fan is switched on it mildly brings the temp down but not alot, would anyone recomend putting a lower temp thermostat in? I cant think what else could be the problem. The engine has been hotted up with cam (big) , intake, exhaust and carb. It is in a ZD Fairlane 500
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Re: 71 302 windsor overheating problem

It's easy to put the head gasket in backwards blocking some water passages
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