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Old 06-07-2011, 11:40 AM
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Default Rebuilt 430 Runs Hot

No wonder it is so hot there! I forgot that you are in Iraq! I was about to call my younger brother who lives in Virginia to see how he was handling the heat! lol.. That comment about there not being much humidity should have reminded me that you are not presently at home. Thanks for jogging my memory cells! Stay safe, my friend and thank you for your service to our country! I am retired Air Force.

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Are you still happy with the flex fan and shroud on your 430 for cooling? By now you've been at least over 90F as it was that hot when I was up there in July.

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For what its worth, I've had good luck using Water Wetter coolant additive.
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Old 08-02-2011, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Astrowing View Post

Are you still happy with the flex fan and shroud on your 430 for cooling? By now you've been at least over 90F as it was that hot when I was up there in July.
So far, so good, and we have had some temps in the high 90s. BUT, I didn't do any short start and stop trips or have it idle for any length of time. My guess is that it will overheat under those conditions. After thinking about it a bit more, my guess is that the AC condenser is limiting the air flow through the radiator. I cleaned it very thoroughy when I had the rad out so I know the air passages are not plugged but the fins are spaced quite close together which cold be blocking the air flow to some extent.
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