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Built engine needs cooled down

Old 07-05-2011, 11:44 PM
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Default Built engine needs cooled down

I have a built engine in my '97 Mustang GT. All of the internals are made by Probe Industries and the radiator just wont cool it down anymore :/ I got a 160 degree thermostat, it works i know because on the highway my car runs about 180 degrees but when i get in town, even if its just 80 degrees outside, it jumps up to 220, this engine cant get to 230 otherwise i have to pull over and let it cool down VERY INCONVENIENT. so any help on how to keep it cool? its gets 90s to triple didgets where i live but it can also get very cold (i live in montana) THANK YOU!

p.s. i know i need a radiator im guessing? what brand?
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Old 07-06-2011, 06:56 AM
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Does the fan work?
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Old 07-06-2011, 06:58 PM
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Does the fan work?
Yeah, we even used the handheld tuner to turn it on as cold as we could.. it was something like 160 degrees where the low fan turns on and 170 for the high fan.. that might not be perfectly right but yeah
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Old 07-07-2011, 05:19 AM
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is your system burped? radiator upgrade next? it really should cool your engine i feel like there might be another problem or with the engine...
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