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My Ride is HOT!! and not in a good way!

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Alright fellas can somebody please help me out. My 65' is burning up!! I recently dropped a rebuilt 350 in her and am still running the stock radiator. Mind you the radiator is about a year 1/2 old so its in great condition. But I cant take the nova out for 30 mins w/out it overheating! i stop at a light or get stuck behind a few slowpokes and the needle starts climbing from 180-190 to 190- 215/220 reeeeally fast!! so what im asking is after i get this radiator flushed and properly cleaned and the block flushed out would that radiator keep the car cool, especially at cruising speeds or during city driving??:confused: A hot cars no fun when it becomes literal!:(
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30x19x3 griffin/18" hd flexolite/20x2 alum shroud/160

What he said! I had this problem with my 454 and ended up curing the problem $300 later with a new big rad and cake pan shroud and 160 stat , i still have a secondary pusher fan if needed. Id aleast go with my fan and shroud combo it works good, my temps stay at 170, here is a pic.
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