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  • 29-03-2019, 11:23
    kapri
    Mates PA was exactly the same would sit and idle and not overheat but attempt to drive it round the block and it would immediately boil= stuffed rad.(17 years in radiator trade ) .
  • 29-03-2019, 10:38
    blackpopracing
    Are the temp senders in the same place? if they are you mght have an air lock and they are in steam rather than water. Might be worth trying to bleed the system at various high points to be sure.
  • 29-03-2019, 07:10
    RockabillyBilly
    Thats a good point. I can't see how the car is 'boiling' having only driven a few hundred yards ish but, I used the original gauge and an after market one and they both read the same. Good point though.
  • 28-03-2019, 23:23
    ranchero72
    maybe the gauge is telling porkies?
  • 27-03-2019, 21:23
    RockabillyBilly
    Thanks folks. By the way, I went for a bit of a drive and when I came back I checked for cold areas on the radiator and it felt the same in all the areas I touched, in other words, no cold spots, just the same heatness (my own made up word) in all the areas. Just wondering if this means anything?
  • 27-03-2019, 16:02
    blackpopracing
    Local guy to me recored my rad for 120, so I'd shop around.
  • 27-03-2019, 12:58
    brading
    Thanks for that info Kev
  • 27-03-2019, 10:57
    kapri
    /\ That's about bleeding air bubbles from the system.
  • 27-03-2019, 10:47
    brading
    When I changed the thermostat in my PC Cresta the old one had a hole in the flange. When I got a new one it did not have a hole and the guy at the Factors where I got it from was a classic car guy and he advised me to put a same size hole in the new one as without one it can cause problems.
  • 27-03-2019, 10:26
    RockabillyBilly
    Thanks Kev. I'm checking out radiator shops near me as we speak.
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