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Old 01-03-2019, 06:00 PM
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Join Date: Dec 17, 2018
Location: OR
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I have spent more money at Rock Auto then I care to admit.

You are exactly right rang-a-stang, the cooling system was next.
I had preemptively ordered all new cooling system hoses, since it had all sat for 2 years and who knows when they replaced them before that. Crazy part was it would drive around and idle perfect, no over heating. At that point I had done everything but the radiator... now I'll mention again I was trying to build this quickly to use at our wedding, so i thought "well it works now and i only need it to work for one day, I'll really dive in after the wedding"... That thinking was a mistake, at highway speeds it would eventually over come the ability of that tired old radiator and it would overheat. There was some trouble shooting in between but long story short i was overnighting a radiator off amazon the Thursday before a Sunday wedding I installed it that Saturday and tested it that night.

I unfortunately don't have a picture of the engine bay currently with new radiator but I'll get one soon.
Some call me Taylor...

1977 Jeep Wagoneer (Wedding Wagon)
Pewter, Blue Interior, Original 401
PO swapped in a 360, soon to be a 401 again!
"Soon" is a relative term.
Cracked cylinder put a hurt on me + bad connecting rods.
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