Re: 440 Temp. Question!
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Re: 440 Temp. Question!



I have one reads40+ degreeshigh.  Checked it with temp gun. Multiple places on engine. Factory guage is morr accurate.  Who'da thunk it?
Jason

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From: 1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> on behalf of howard cox <gto64gto@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, July 17, 2017 10:41:06 AM
To: 1962to1965mopars
Subject: Re: 440 Temp. Question!
 
I agree. I have Auto Meter gauges and the water tem gauge was off. I sent it back and they replaced it. They said it was just bad



From: "Richard Kinsley" <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "1962to1965mopars" <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, July 16, 2017 11:48:05 AM
Subject: Re: 440 Temp. Question!

Another thing to think about is if the gauge is accurate. Mine is off a bit. Use a laser temp gun and see if they agree.

On 16 Jul 2017 1:45 pm, "Richard Kinsley" <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
After many years of running too hot 'ol LeRoar is now running way cool. It's verging on to cool. The major factor here is the set up I do believe. The air fuel ratio was ok for the track but at slow speeds and idle it was too rich. It is a good desert car these days. I even took out my 180 deg flow thru stat and installed a 195 t-stat to help it warm up.

On 16 Jul 2017 11:39 am, "Gary Wilson" <gwwilson70@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
150 Degrees is too cool.  440s run best at 190/

On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 12:36 PM, Richard Kinsley <leroar.kinsley058@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I would think you have an air flow issue if it cools down when driving. Do your fans have a shroud?

It is also possible for a car to run too hot if the water pass thru the radiator to fast for it to transfer heat.  And of course the fuel mix being wrong can cause high temps.

On 15 Jul 2017 2:24 pm, "John Smith" <anniejrs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I bought a brand new 4 core radiator for my 426, I can leave it idling a long time, and it never goes above 150 degrees, without a thermostat.

On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 12:05 PM, 'Jay' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List Clubhouse <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

My 65 Coronet is always running on the hot side on a normal summer day,, but yet on the highway it cools down fast to a 160/180.
I'm running an aluminum WP housing  a Kool flow water pump, a clutch 7 blade fan, a kool flow thermostat, and a"1 core Smith racing radiator along with electric fans.

What is the operating temperature of a 440/RB on a basic hot summer day.
What is the operating temperature on (your 440 engine) on a basic warm summer day.


Heating problem that won't  go away.

Thanks,
Jay Rod.

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