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Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 10-20-2017, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Sinister57
This is EXACTLY right. It went from running fine...

This is EXACTLY right. It went from running fine one day at 185, to overheating.

Like you stated, it seems like it's either 2 bad water pumps(one being bad out of the box), or a head gasket or...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 10-18-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,416
Posted By Sinister57
Can someone please post a video of "normal" flow...

Can someone please post a video of "normal" flow through their radiator?

I've looked on line and can't find anything.

I'm using the spit method... I spit in the opening and watch, and there...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 10-18-2017, 01:02 AM
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Views: 1,416
Posted By Sinister57
How do I check it's proper direction? This...

How do I check it's proper direction?

This is the water pump that I bought...
http://www.autozone.com/cooling-heating-and-climate-control/water-pump/duralast-new-water-pump/203505_754795_0
...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 10-17-2017, 11:33 PM
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Views: 1,416
Posted By Sinister57
NO WATER FLOW through RADIATOR

I have an overheating issue with my 327. I have several threads trying to figure this out.

I think there is no water flow through the radiator even with the Thermostat OPEN.

How can I track...
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 10-17-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,375
Posted By Sinister57
***UPDATE*** Well, didn't help at all. Still...

***UPDATE***

Well, didn't help at all. Still the same old thing... THE LONGER I DRIVE IT, THE HOTTER IT GETS. I usually shut it down when it gets to about 230, I know this may not be considered...
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 10-17-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,375
Posted By Sinister57
***UPDATE*** The plugs looked pretty bad, so...

***UPDATE***

The plugs looked pretty bad, so I cleaned them all up. I set the initial timing at 10 BTDC.

Took it for a pretty long drive with - straight WATER, no Anti-freeze, and no...
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 10-17-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Sinister57
I'll give that a try

I'll give that a try
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 10-17-2017, 04:45 PM
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Views: 1,375
Posted By Sinister57
I'll give that a shot

I'll give that a shot
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 10-17-2017, 12:47 AM
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Views: 1,375
Posted By Sinister57
It boils over. It gets SUPER HOT. The longer it...

It boils over. It gets SUPER HOT. The longer it runs, the hotter it gets.

If I "wet" test the compression it goes up on all cylinders.
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 10-16-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,375
Posted By Sinister57
***UPDATE*** Well, it's been over a month...

***UPDATE***

Well, it's been over a month now, and I still have absolutely no idea why this 327 is overheating. I've literally tried every thing imaginable.

Here are the Compression Test...
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 10-16-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Sinister57
I did a BLOCK TEST, which is supposed to show if...

I did a BLOCK TEST, which is supposed to show if there are combustion gasses in the cooling system, the results were NEGATIVE.
Forum: Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57 10-16-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Sinister57
327 Compression Test Results

I've had a crazy overheating problem with my 327...

I've tried everything in the world and can't find the problem. It leads me to believe that it is something INTERNAL.

With that in mind. I did...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-28-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
I'm having my son pull the spark plugs tomorrow. ...

I'm having my son pull the spark plugs tomorrow.

I'll check out the spark plugs, and do the PSI test then.
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-28-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
This is the one I got... ...

This is the one I got...
http://www.autozone.com/cooling-heating-and-climate-control/water-pump/duralast-new-water-pump/203505_754795_0

And, yes, it would be just my luck that it's bad from the...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-28-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
Okay, I've rigged up the fitting from my...

Okay, I've rigged up the fitting from my compression gauge to be able to apply shop air into the cylinders...

How much PSI should I use, or a better question would be, can I mess something up if...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4FoUc6fRNs ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4FoUc6fRNs


I think it's also referred to as a 'combustion test', or 'combustion gas test'.
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
Any idea why the 'block test' is showing up okay?

Any idea why the 'block test' is showing up okay?
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
Heads are 327. No block seal. I flushed the...

Heads are 327. No block seal.

I flushed the radiator every way I could think. Water seems to flow fine through the radiator and engine block(with a water hose).
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
***UPDATE*** I took the Thermostat...

***UPDATE***

I took the Thermostat completely out...

Flushed the Radiator and Motor every way possible. Water seemed to flow okay in all directions.

I then did the test that someone here...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
yes

yes
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
***UPDATE*** I changed the water pump, and...

***UPDATE***

I changed the water pump, and STILL ABSOLUTELY ZERO FLOW through the radiator when the Thermostat opens. BOTH upper and lower hoses get hot.

Yes, I burped it.

What else could be...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
I just checked and there is ZERO flow through the...

I just checked and there is ZERO flow through the radiator when the Thermostat opens.

I went and bought a new Water Pump and I'm installing it now, I'll report back...

Fingers crossed.
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
I'll check the vacuum advance.

I'll check the vacuum advance.
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
The problem happened before the gasket change. ...

The problem happened before the gasket change.

I will absolutely try the condom test. I did a 'block test', and it didn't show a blown head gasket. But,, maybe this will tell me more.

I'll also...
Forum: Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C 09-27-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sinister57
This seems like the most likely problem... ...

This seems like the most likely problem...

How can I check the water pump to see if it's working properly?
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