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Old 08-19-2011, 12:13 AM   #16
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Default Re: Ok so a brand new radiator and it still runs hot

Originally Posted by TinCup View Post
The only change to this motor is the HC head I installed early in the spring. .
Based of this add my name to the timing problem camp.

Due to greater effeciency in the burning of the fuel an HC head actually runs cooler than a stock head.

When someone tells me that the over heating started after replacing a head the first thing that pops into my head is timing, next is that the use of the timing lever is different with the HC head as opposed to a stock head. (You don't lower the lever as much). After those two things I suggest a gasket problem.
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