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  1. Hot TR4

    My '64 TR4 has always run hot. Even at highway speeds the temp needle is usually near the far right (hot) side of the gauge. This is an original car that my dad bought new. I've done the usual things like recore the radiator and replaced the thermostat. Recently I tried a couple of advanced measures. For one I bought one of Mark Macy's cooling fans to replace the modest original four-blade fan. Macy's has several more blades. Additionally I also replaced the water pump with a five-vane pump I bought ...
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  2. #45. The reason it is called a "cooling system"

    Quote Originally Posted by GTP1960 View Post
    Originally Posted by Merlin63Tr4
    A bellows type thermostat can be affected by excessive radiator pressure.
    Check your radiator cap pressure, should be 4 PSI for Tr3, 7 PSI for Tr4.

    M.


    my after market aluminum radiator came with an 18psi cap.
    i didn't realize it but because the radiator could not
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  3. #44. New vredsteins sport classics, wire wheels & hubs installed



    My unassuming start of the week turned into a $3000+ "all you ever wanted to know about wheels" lesson.
    But, being philosophical about the situation, I am writing it off as the cost of higher education.

    on the bright side ( no pun intended) the new chrome 60 spoke wheels look great ...
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  4. B Heater Box Color

    What color should the Heater Box be in my 71 B-GT?
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  5. 1960 car security system

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