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Re: dieseling????

To: Nina Barton <>
Subject: Re: dieseling????
From: ccrobins <>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 1998 21:01:01 -0500
I'm with you Nina,

  I drove a '70 B roadster qith a 1/2" thicker core than stock all over
the west TX desert and the southern NM mountains in the summer for 6
years without any overheating probs.  My attitude is that if it runs hot
something is wrong with it!  


Nina Barton wrote:
> Hi John and Matthew,
>         I've had one of those auxillary cooling fans on my 70 BGT for about
> 10 years now, and I must say that I'm not that impressed.  Car still runs
> between normal and hot on hot days, and the fan coming on throws the idle
> off, so it runs rough at stop signs.  I'd get a heavy duty radiator core
> and not bother.  Just my $.02                      Nina
> At  1:29 PM 8/26/98 -0700, john peloquin wrote:
> >Hey Matthew,
> >
> >Go down to Kragen auto or Pep Boys or Cheap Auto and buy an auxillary
> >cooling fan that fits your radiator  and put it it. ~60 bux or less and it
> >worked ok for me. If you have an LBC and work on it yourself, you will be
> >more than handy enough to put that fan in your car in about  2 hours.
> >John J. Peloquin
> >Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521
> >
> >On Wed, 26 Aug 1998, Matthew J Grygar wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> My 1970 B does that as well, but only when the engine is hot.  Here in
> >> Dallas, the temperature has been staying rather warm and the car generally
> >> drives with the thermostat half way between the "n" and "h".  I am told I
> >> need an electric cooling fan but every parts place I try to order one I
> >> get placed on a backorder list.  If anyone out there has a spare electric
> >> cooling fan feel free to let me know.
> >>
> >> Matt Grygar
> >> 1970 MGB

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