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by Homewood
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 14957

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

Perhaps their temperature take off isn't in the manifold....mind the engine makes horrible noises when too hot...

Anyone have one of these ?

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/ofy-5165
by Homewood
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 14957

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

Peter yes did all the jacking bit and a plastic bottle on top of expansion tank full of water. Spoke to a guy at my local garage he said it may just be hot water in the system when it goes ballistic. Suggested perhaps the water pump pulley wheel too big and not coping with high speed. Also not a hea...
by Homewood
Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 14957

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

I've noticed today, the little top hose from the mgb v8 radiator that returns to the top of my expansion tank, there is a very steady stream of water and in the building a sumo they put a restrictor in it... "With a standard Sumo cooling set up a problem can occur that the water being circulated by ...
by Homewood
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 14957

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

Looks good, what temperature range did you buy ? I couldn't seem to find the most appropriate.
by Homewood
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 14957

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

I've taken the thermostat out again and runs without overheating but runs between 70-75C going up to 90C in the heat of last week but not boiling over. So it's an issue with the stat which has been tested. I now see jiggle pin just holds it open. I took it out and drilled a 5mm hole but still overhe...
by Homewood
Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature
Replies: 51
Views: 14957

Re: Edelbrock Performer erratic water temperature

Decided to take thermostat out today. I still think an air lock but I did notice the jiggle pin wasn't at 12 o'clock more like 2 o'clock and the jiggle pin looks to me the wrong way round. Water flows through thermostat to top hose of radiater, this pin would not allow air or water through. Am I rig...
by Homewood
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Sidescreens and hood fitting
Replies: 18
Views: 1752

Re: Sidescreens and hood fitting

Many thanks Roger any dash photos will help. My dashboard is steel but I think I have the tacho and Speedo in wrong place. Am going to reposition before covering.
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by Homewood
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Sidescreens and hood fitting
Replies: 18
Views: 1752

Re: Sidescreens and hood fitting

Roger My last job is the dashboard, any information on 'definitive record on dashboard trim' would be appreciated. Your sidescreen buffer picture is useful, maybe I can make something similiar with conical rubber glued on. Do you know if the glass extends to where they are screwed on ? Or do I use v...
by Homewood
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Gear Know Reverse up NOW PURCHASED
Replies: 6
Views: 2050

Re: Gear Know Reverse up

Called and they sell them for £37 plus pp. $15 in USA so have asked my son to buy it. Thanks for all your help.
by Homewood
Wed May 27, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Gear Know Reverse up NOW PURCHASED
Replies: 6
Views: 2050

Re: Gear Know Reverse up

Thanks I'll try them.