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  1. Electrical
    Hi Everyone I haven't found anything in the forum, so i ask directly, hope anyone can help: Car: 1970 Chevy Nova Engine: 350 small block Problem: After driving for, let's say an hour, in the summer heat, i turn off the engine. After 20 minutes i try to restart it. It does not start, no click...
  2. Drivetrain & Performance
    I Have a problem that I have been fighting with on my nova. Its a 383 with a 671 blower. When i first start the car up and take it for a drive, my temp goes way up. 220, 230, even hit 240, then it will go right back down like the thermostat opened up and let it flow. it will do this 2 or 3 times...
  3. Cooling and Heating
    I recently hooked up my new heater core. Before i drained the radiator since i haven't flushed it in a few. After i installed and re-filled coolant i notice when i drive with the car completely warmed up and the thermostat open it runs at 180 as it should. But when i turn on my heater the temp...
  4. Drivetrain & Performance
    I've read all the forums about these over heating issues on the 502s. My question is at what temp should I pull over and ack like I'm enjoying the view and just let the electric fans run. At what temp could I be destroying the motor. I've heard people go back and forth over Cooling...
  5. Cooling and Heating
    okay so my car runs around 170 - 200 at the most while driving on highway and in traffic. but when i turn the car off the temp shoots up to bout 230+ when i turn the car back on it drops right back down tho. is this something i should be worried about?? what's too hot for an I6 194 to be at...
  6. Cooling and Heating
    I did a overhaul on my nova engin this year and i seem to be having some problems with keeping it cool. I have a 350 with a mildly agressive cam, i reworked a set of heads with a port and polish and worked the chambers some. All and all i have somewhere from 9 1/2 to 10:1 compression. I am...
  7. Drivetrain & Performance
    Would this radiator cap be useful or is it simply worthless??? I am wanting to keep an eye on the temp to make sure my engine is not overheating and simply relying on the dummy light is frustrating. I had some issues a while back with a faulty thermostat +a faulty wire, so no dummy light=very...
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