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Old 08-17-2014, 02:24 PM   #11
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Use a return style regulator, otherwise you need a PWM controller. Fuel shouldn't get too hot.
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Old 08-17-2014, 02:57 PM   #12
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I'd recommend against wrapping ceramic coated headers. I've heard that wrapping them will ruin the coating.

You can tee from the current oil sending unit. You'd just need a switch that's normally open but closes with some minimum pressure, then tie that into the fuel pump relay wiring along with a bypass for startup.
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Old 08-18-2014, 01:55 AM   #13
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If I use a oil pressure switch, should I just use a tee where my current oil sending unit is?

Also, I'm in AZ and it's dam hot. My car when I'm in traffic gets really hot. I already have 3 electric fans, one pushing and two pulling. With a really big radiator. I do have ceramic coated headers but will wrapping them help reduce the heat in the engine compartment
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the header wrap will help but will not ;likely be a big help.

you need a bigger radiator and'or fans.

yor rad and fans are likely chinese and if so, they are junk.

if you have money and want to fix it i can tell you the best and cheapeat way to fix it but i need very specific details forst. just ;let me know.

FYI - The biggest baddest fan on the planet is a lincoln mk VIII. it will sick small animals and children right off the street as you drive buy.

http://fanconversion.com/Product_list.php


around 4500 real cfm at around 42 amps.

it can be trimmed to be thinned and just a circle. the next best one is a ford contour two 12" fans.





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Old 08-19-2014, 01:30 AM   #14
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Money is not an issue at this point. That Lincoln fan seems nice but I only have 3.5 in. Of clearance.

My fans move a ****load of air. Please take note that I sit in traffic during daily temps of 115* is hot as hell. I do have a/c and the condenser is in front of my radiator.
I was thinking about trimming out the license plate area of the front valance and rolling the edge so it looks good. This may let more cooler air in.
I also have a stock water pump on it. I was thinking about a high flow pump to help.

my current radiator is a 24inx18in becool 3 core aluminum

When I had my last built 289 with the same set up it ran cold as ice. The only diff. Was the water pump.
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