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Old 01-04-2005, 06:49   #1 (permalink)
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Clevo temp problems

Ok... While my car was off the road i fitted a new thermostat and housing, A flex fan (6 blade .... peice o crap???), and now since the hot weather has arrived my clevo is running hotter than usual. I even now have a GT bonnet (dont know how much differance that would make). Any suggestions on making my clevo running nice and cool during those hot days?
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Re: Clevo temp problems

fan shroud will help. pull the radiator and have it flushed professionally or get it recored. cheaper to do this than rebuild your motor.
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Old 01-04-2005, 14:02   #3 (permalink)
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What fuel you running EB2Ghia - possible to try something with a little more octane?? have you tried running a little less advance? No air pockets in the cooling system?

Timing and fuel quality is what I did to fix the temp thing in the old XC ute...

Did you fit the rear 1/4 indicators???
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Old 01-04-2005, 17:19   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Clevo temp problems

What type of thermostat are you now running? Shroud, clean radiator, new hoses, full tank of coolant and you should be set!
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Old 01-04-2005, 21:05   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Clevo temp problems

Yes, those flex fans are pieces of crap. A mate had one on his HK very very very very mild damn close to stock and it couldn't cool his 327 chev. they look nice but flow SFA. A stock 7 blade ford fan will do a much more efficient job.

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