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post #31 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-03-2013, 12:40 PM
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Re: 68 Ranchero EFI swap using all Ford parts thread

Weird.

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post #32 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-13-2013, 07:22 AM Thread Starter
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Re: 68 Ranchero EFI swap using all Ford parts thread

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I got thinking about it and came up with a theory. I live at 6000 ft, but everything I do (go to the store, to work, the dr., etc) is "down the hill".

The last couple clutch cables have held up until I got home, meaning I could drive (down the hill) to work with no problem. On the way home, since I'm going up hill, I'm on the throttle / under load constantly for 30 minutes or so. I'm guessing that's why it gets so hot.


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