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Forum: Ranchero Pages   08-20-2017, 05:19 PM
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Posted By JordanBrown
Re: Radiator Overflowing At Normal Temperature..

SOLVED. Turns out it was a massive coolant clogg in the intake manifold. passages were full of dried up old coolant hard as a rock.

Thanks for the help guys.
Forum: Ranchero Pages   07-31-2017, 06:17 PM
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Posted By JordanBrown
Re: Radiator Overflowing At Normal Temperature..

Yea. Im just going to replace the head gaskets/intake gaskets. Also the thermostat just to make sure. The car was sitting for nearly 20 years when i got it a month ago so they should be replaced...
Forum: Ranchero Pages   07-31-2017, 04:05 PM
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Posted By JordanBrown
Re: Radiator Overflowing At Normal Temperature..

-Thanks guys, Ill install an overflow tank, itll probably help. Heres some more info.
-Brand new thermostat, I recently took it out and tested it so no problems there. And it is in the correct way....
Forum: Ranchero Pages   07-31-2017, 02:40 PM
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Posted By JordanBrown
Re: Radiator Overflowing At Normal Temperature..

I dont know the exact temperature. The temp gauge does not work, but im going to get a new mechanical one soon. But it pukes once the thermostat opens, which is a 195. So i imagine around 195 degrees.
Forum: Ranchero Pages   07-31-2017, 01:51 PM
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Posted By JordanBrown
Re: Radiator Overflowing At Normal Temperature..

I understand that. But even with the cap on the radiator will still drain about halfway. I bought a brand knew 13 psi cap and it made no difference. Should i go higher psi?
Forum: Ranchero Pages   07-29-2017, 04:00 PM
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Posted By JordanBrown
Radiator Overflowing At Normal Temperature..

1971 Ford Ranchero 302 (1970s block, stock internals.) Auto 3 speed.

So today i went and got a new rad cap, hoping this was the problem. I jacked the front end up and filled it up with coolant to...
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