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My issue is with a 1966 Mustang vapor lock. 302 C.I. I let

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My issue is with a 1966 Mustang vapor lock. 302 C.I.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I let it idle for 30 min. with the radiator cap off. The temp. gage just went to the hot side.
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: The engine has about 2,000. It's a 302 C.I.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I just changed the intake manifold and added a 4 barrel carb. I have pulled the manifold off to check the gaskets matching the engine. No problems there.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 11 months ago.

Hello, So stock radiator ?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
The radiator is 2 months old. It's a 3 row, same size as stock.
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 11 months ago.

Well a 3 row should do it, id go to & just put a vapor kit on it would be the best ......sounds like you left the 2 barrel heads on it as well larger intake & exhaust valves would be nice.......back in the day we put wooden clo....pins on the steel fuel line in the summer racing in the early 70s

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