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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 30th, 01, 08:15 AM Thread Starter
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84 Z28 350 Overheating form hell, got 3 fans running constant, 1 original 2 small ones on outside, air deflector is on and mounted proplery, 180 thermostat, new 3-core radiator, recently rebuilt engine, hoses are good, its off the computer, new water pump not a serpentine pump, can't figure out what the hell is wrong with it can only drive on highways not around town.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 30th, 01, 08:30 AM
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Is your cat plugged? Exhaust that is too restricted can cause more heat to build up! The engine is more suspectiable when at idle than moving. You're off the computer what is your inital timing? And a last question is when do the fan's come on and how are they controled?

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 30th, 01, 08:52 AM Thread Starter
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I Have yet to check the cat. Just re-did the timing off by 10. The fans come on whenever the key is in.
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