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5.7 tbi getting hot good thermostat changed radiator..heads no smoke

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5.7 tbi getting hot good thermostat changed radiator twice.Water pump not weepin or squeling. Could it be heads no smoke no water in oil?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  BigBob replied 5 years ago.
Greetings and welcome to just answer!!!!!

When does it get hot? Freeway in town or both? did it just start heating up or was some repairs done or problems before this?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

5.7 converted into cj7 465manual , howell fuel injection harness. 42" TIRES rockcrawler. run hard quiet abit


Expert:  BigBob replied 5 years ago.
Ok I see. To test if it is a blown or cracked head then you will need to get a block test done. This tests for hydrocarbons in the cooling system and if it tests positive it could be a cracked head or blown gasket.

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