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Holy thread grave digging!

I have a 390 and it was notorious for overheating. Perhaps the reason for its early demise.

After I rebuilt it with some mild performance mods it makes more power therefore burns more fuel therefore makes more heat. I'm running the stock type brass 2-core radiator and water pump. I installed a Lincoln Mark 8 electric fan with a variable pulse-width controller and a 180 degree Superstat (Stant) thermostat. Never overheats now.

The Mark 8 fan draws 30 amps and moves a ton of air. Apparently it's the same as the Taurus so there are plenty of them out there for very cheap. From what I have read they are far better than much more expensive aftermarket fans.
 
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