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Re: [FWDLK] Upgrading Radiator, Secondary Fan, Coolant Recovery Kit for 1957 Dodge



John -
 
How do define overheating ? Does the needle go into the red when driving ? Stopped at a light ? Stuck in traffic ? Is it boiling over ? Have you used a heat gun to find out the actual temperature of the intake ?
 
Honestly, it sounds like you are just throwing parts at it, hoping one will magically solve the problem.
 
Has the radiator been tested by a radiator shop ? Have you checked your timing lately ?
 
Ron


From: Forward Look Mopar Discussion List [mailto:L-FORWARDLOOK@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Williams
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2019 4:31 PM
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Subject: [FWDLK] Upgrading Radiator, Secondary Fan, Coolant Recovery Kit for 1957 Dodge

In the last year or so have I had problems with overheating with my 1957 Dodge Custom Royal. I gave the cooling system a very thorough flush, and replaced the thermostat, with no improvement.

 

I'm replacing the water pump, since that was the last component to be swapped out before the trouble started. 


I'm thinking of upgrading the radiator to something with better cooling capacity. Can anyone point me in the direction of a supplier?

 

And do you have any recommendations for a second fan and for an overflow recovery kit?

 

Thank you!

 

John WillIams

 

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