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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old May 31st, 02, 07:26 AM Thread Starter
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A few Days ago i was driving my 68 camaro I I noticed it was running hot. real hot (around 190 degrees). Radiator and Coolant are good anyone got an idea on what it could be?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old May 31st, 02, 07:47 AM
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May be a stuck thermostat. Remove it and put it in a pot of water on stove on high heat watch to see if it opens
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old May 31st, 02, 08:02 AM
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190 is normal operating temp. 220 and up might be a problem.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old May 31st, 02, 09:46 AM
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190 doesnt sound like anything to get crazy about. however, in any case the only reaseon a car will "over heat", is 1: lack of coolant flow or 2: lack of air flow. so if your concerned about it that much i would say that in your case you have lack of coolant flow. unless of course your driving with a piece of cardboard atached to your grill! ;~)


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