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  1. Pete Kaczmarski

    Bulging Alu Radiator Tank!!!

    The first step is to confirm if the gauge is accurate by purchasing a laser digital point and shoot thermometer. If accurate, call the radiator company that made it or if unknown another manufacturer. See what they have to say.
  2. Pete Kaczmarski

    Fog on the inside windows....

    Touch the condensation on the inside of your windows and smell your fingers and feel if slippery like oil feel. If so it's anti-freeze. Also, the inside of your car would smell like warm anti-freeze if the heater ran awhile.
  3. Pete Kaczmarski

    Radiator Recore Cost

    That is the going rate as I understand it. The only way to tell is compare in your area. Make sure to compare apples to apples.
  4. Pete Kaczmarski

    Weird 65 413 thermostat

    Keep it as you may never find a new one with this much quality.
  5. Pete Kaczmarski

    Weird 65 413 thermostat

    test it with boiling water, test the temperature of the water then submerse it and see if it opens
  6. Pete Kaczmarski

    62 fan shroud

    My '62 300 Sport Convertible does not have a clutch fan nor a fan shroud. Sorry theis is the only picture I have of the motor and its a 413.
  7. Pete Kaczmarski

    I just found this radiator cap, cheap too.

    Years ago I was advised that the temp sensor reads coolant not from steam. That was told to me by a squad mechanic when the M bodies were blowing out the engine block freeze plug heaters and running the engines hot and junk.
  8. Pete Kaczmarski

    A/C Heater box rebuild gaskets?

    You should be able to use double faced foam insulation in the proper thicknes/density then trim to match contours. I had to improvise on a front bumper seal on my '62 300 and the firewall to hood on my '78 New Yorker St Regis Coupe.
  9. Pete Kaczmarski

    Blower making noise

    Try running it on its highest speed for a couple of minutes, then turn it on low speed. If its a leaf it might break off, if it continues run awhile longer or remove fan motor. If its the bearings it will sound like mables rolling fast. If its a leaf type object it sounds like a card in you...
  10. Pete Kaczmarski

    Auto Temp II shop service manual

    Find out how much to copy it and them price it on this site.
  11. Pete Kaczmarski

    Calling for a Pow wow from the Best and the Brightest - Overheating.

    Was the heads redone for any reason other than overheating? Was something else done like the camshaft?
  12. Pete Kaczmarski

    1978 NYB Heater Control Valve

  13. Pete Kaczmarski

    1978 NYB Heater Control Valve

    Sorry if this info was posted before but I did a search and could not find any info. My '78 NYB was ocasionally leaking anti-freeze when the outside temparture was approx 85 and drove car on interstate. After visually seeing the Heater Control Valve leaking, I did a internet search but all of...