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my 1950 mercury overheating just...
my 1950 mercury overheating just installed new radiator &pumps also installed elect fan the car ran great before new rad. has extra row of tubes so unable to install stock fan
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Classic Car Mechanic: K. Wiggins, Classic Car Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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Hello, do you have the fan set up in front or behind the radiator? If it's in front is it pushing air into the radiator and if behind is it pulling? What diameter fan and are you using any kind of controller for it?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
fan mounted in front pushing approximately 16 inches 180degree thermo
Classic Car Mechanic: Roy Belding, Classic Car Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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good afternoon my name is ***** ***** I will assist
lets start at the beginning. why did you replace the radiator??? is there a running issue with the motor??? when did it start???
trying to get some background info to get you an accurate answer
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
waterpump leaking pas. side removed rad. to ease pump removal decided to replace rad. with exact new no running issues car runs fine overheats whin driving on highway what is your phone number
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Classic Car Mechanic: Roy Belding, Classic Car Mechanic replied 3 years ago
ok, got it.
I will send you a link for a phone conversation
is it overheating now???
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