CHEVY OVERHEATING

1965 Chevrolet Nova

Tiny

nova1965

March, 12, 2008 AT 7:14 PM

Engine Cooling problem
1965 Chevy Nova V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 170000 miles

I have a 1965 chevy II nova 283, has new water pump, new 4-core radiator, new 160 thermostat and its running at 210 and will not come down, could I have a cracked head gasket by any chance?

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Tiny

mmprince4000

March, 31, 2008 AT 6:55 AM

How are you measuring the temp? Are you using the temp gauge? It is mechanical or electrical?

Run a compression test for the heads.

A 4 core should be more that adequate for a small block.

Also check you timing and make sure it is not running lean.

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