HEATS UPNEW RADIATORSHUTS OFF AND WONT START ...

  • Tiny
  • VIVEMNOTT
  • 1967 Chevrolet
  • 50,000 miles

HEATS UP--NEW RADIATOR
SHUTS OFF AND WON'T START UNTIL COOLS OFF
1967 350 SM. BLOCK
JUST HAD HEAD GASKETS CHANGED ALSO BLOCK WAS CHECKED AND IT WAS OK

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 3:55 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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What is the fuel pressure? If it is too low, it will boil and vapor lock

Roy

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 3:56 AM
  • Tiny
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I DON'T KNOW
WOULD THIS CAUSE OVERHEATING?

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 4:01 AM
  • Tiny
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No, but it will cause it to shut off.

Did you replace the thermostat?

Did you have the motor bored out? If you did, how much oversize?

Roy

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 4:05 AM
  • Tiny
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I DIDN'T DO THE WORK. AFTER THE HEAD GASKET WORK IT IS STILL DOING THE SAME THING AS BEFORE THE WORK WAS DONE. IT IS BACK IN THE SHOP AND THEY ARE TRYING TO FIGURE IT OUT. THANKS!
MY CAR IS A '34 CHEV STREETROD--AN OLD '80S RESTO I HAVE OWNED SINCE '56. MY LATE HUSBAND AND I WORKED ON IT TOGETHER. I HAVE FORGOTTEN ALOT. I HELPED WITH IT -FRAME ENGINE ETC.

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 4:29 AM
  • Tiny
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VIV AGAIN --NO ENGINE WAS NEVER BORED OUT

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 4:30 AM
  • Tiny
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ARE WE STILL CONNECTED? IF NOT I DO THANK-YOU FOR YOUR TIME. VIV

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 4:45 AM
  • Tiny
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Good luck

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Sunday, November 18th, 2012 AT 4:47 AM

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