I ride with my jalousies open all the time, in rush hour even. No problem here. That bus with a new motor should do 65 all day long. I suggest a tuning problem, assuming all your tin is there. Adjust your valves, check your timing, points, etc. -----Original Message----- From: i_am_cool_fred@xxxxxxxxxxx To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Wed, 2 Aug 2006 9:28 AM Subject: [tcb] Re: running hot and yes the seal around the motor is new. >From: "Brian Denning" <i_am_cool_fred@xxxxxxxxxxx> >Reply-To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: [tcb] running hot >Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2006 09:23:58 -0500 > >so i put my tires on yesterday. took hershey out for a test drive...man the >8 >ply's make a world of difference. got it up to 65 hard to maintain >>though(need to run the valves). > >question though. the bus was running hot, like i couldn't touch the >dipstick >kinda hot. here is the theory could me having the jalousie windows >open >driving down the interstate cause it to get hot? i have heard this >before. >all the cool air goes into the bus instead of into the engine >compartment. oh >not to mention that it was 98 degrees outside with a heat >index of 104. but, >could closing the jalousie windows help it get more cool >air? > >_________________________________________________________________ >Donât just search. Find. Check out the new MSN Search! >>http://search.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200636ave/direct/01/ > > _________________________________________________________________ On the road to retirement? Check out MSN Life Events for advice on how to get there! http://lifeevents.msn.com/category.aspx?cid=Retirement ________________________________________________________________________ Check out AOL.com today. Breaking news, video search, pictures, email and IM. All on demand. Always Free.