[tcb] Re: running hot

motor has maybe 500 miles on it. and that is a huge maybe. probably closer to 300


From: Neil McGlothin <nbmdude@xxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tcb] Re: running hot
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2006 07:59:44 -0700 (PDT)

Also, how many miles on the new motor...gonna run
somewhat hot until it gets broken in...
Yep, gonna have to get me some of those 8 ply tires,
too!

--- Mark Sawyer <mechmark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I agree, I would check the timing more than
> anything. Also check to make sure a cleaning rag
> didn't get sucked into the fan. I have never heard
> of having the windows open having anything to do
> with engine temp. Did you get the distributor and
> distributor drive installed correctly?
>
> wuzmop@xxxxxxx wrote:    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
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> >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?
> >
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