>Date: Mon, 02 Sep 1996 20:13:50
>To: Sergio Dimarmo <Wanderer(at)sure.net>
>From: Doug Ferrell <mail.rootesclub&cjnetworks.com>
>Subject: Re: Overheating HELP!
>At 12:09 PM 9/2/96 -0700, you wrote:
>>I just spent a weekend trying to solve my overheating problems on my
>>Series V....had the radiator re-cored, the cylinder head redone, and I
>>added a 5 blade flex fan on my new water pump, oh..and also a new
>>160 degree thermostat but the car still overheats, even in 70-80 degree
>>weather. The carbs have been re-built and seem to be working correctly so
>>I don't think it's running too lean and the timing is (at) 8 degrees BTC. I
>>can't figure it out! Any suggestions on what could be causing this?
>>Sergio, in our Club a member's Series 2 was consistently overheating, too.
> After months of headaches trying to solve the problem, it was found that the
> new water pump that was installed had a defective impeller, which spun on
> the pump shaft, allowing for very little circulation! This impeller is
> of plastic. Hope this helps! Doug.
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