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Old 03-30-2018, 10:34 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by johnbuckley View Post
Wooofa, Are there any other symptoms that it's running hot other than water overflowing? ? If it runs Ok but water is pushed out it could be as has been suggested 1) possibly running within correct temp range but the expansion of the water is causing it to come out of theoverflow.? ( neverfill above the baffle of the rad when cold ) 2) over-turbulence of waterpump 3) small leak in the cylinder head gasket causing some pressure in the water system .. head needs retorquing several times after gasket replacement or head off. [I've experienced 1) and 3) with my years of A-ing but never 2) ]

yes there are other problems John. pinging when accelerating. I haven't mentioned this problem and shant until I replace the faulty push rods to the distributor.
the other problem that has driven me crazy is rattly floor, made up of tongue and grove timber. however this was solved when I found a wheel spanner hiding in an inconspicuous place behind my seat back.

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