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Old 08-14-2013, 01:01 PM   #61
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BEGI Spacer (most expensive part -- some do without): $90
Kia Waterneck: $20 on the high side
GM Truck hose: $10
Skinned Knuckles and Curse Words: Priceless!

BTW, your ECU and your temp gauge run off of different sensors. Do your Megasquirt and panel gauge readings agree? If so, it's NOT your temp sensor.

Stock cooling system in good condition with a reroute here. My temp stays in the mid-180's all day long (even in boost). The only time I get hot is when stuck in traffic with AC on MAX and OAT > 105F -- clears up immediately with >25mph forward speed.

You sure are spending a lot of money.
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have you changed the thermo switch \?
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Nope. I'm gonna go ahead and look into DIY coolant reroute. Cause I'm a jackass that doesn't search or think of alternative methods.
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Fom my experience, it happened once, the fuel pressure regulator was not controlling fuel well. It sent way too much fuel overheating the engine, even at cruising speed.
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Fom my experience, it happened once, the fuel pressure regulator was not controlling fuel well. It sent way too much fuel overheating the engine, even at cruising speed.
Trying to make sense of this
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Don't bother. Running rich is a great way to cool things. That's why we run rich in boost.
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I'm guessing he is talking about high EGTs from running rich.
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Don't bother. Running rich is a great way to cool things. That's why we run rich in boost.
Thats what I was thinking. Literally threw me into a WTF moment when he said that.
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Fom my experience, it happened once, the fuel pressure regulator was not controlling fuel well. It sent way too much fuel overheating the engine, even at cruising speed.
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Heres an update. I did coolant reroute put undertray back and burped system and still am overheating. WTF
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ducting.

no, seriously.

ducting.
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So my next plan of action is to take out the intercooler, radiator, and look at the ac radiator and make sure all the fins are open. I also am going to try hustlers recommendation and remove the fan shroud and mount the fans directly to the radiator. As far as ducting goes I dont understand how my current ducting is not efficient enough? I have seen lots of guys running similar setups in Texas heat with no problems at all. So that my plan of action. Thoughts?
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what sensor/gauge are you basing this off? have you even burped?
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Do you even know if your sensor is reading correctly? How have you verified. Is this with a MS? Are you looking at the dash gauge? I didn't remember what of this I have read, so these may be answered already but whatevs.
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what sensor/gauge are you basing this off? have you even burped?
I am basing it off of two separate sensors. I have an analog Autometer gauge running of the back of the head on the begi spacer and then I am basing my other reading off of my laptop in Tunerstudio hooked into a brand new factory sensor. I have burped the system
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and what are you considering overheating?
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220-230
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So what's the procedure for burping with that funnel thing?

I'm overheating with the AC on only when parked or at low speed.
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Do a search and check your fans.
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So what's the procedure for burping with that funnel thing?

I'm overheating with the AC on only when parked or at low speed.
Put the magic funnel on the radiator fill hole. Put water in the funnel until the radiator is full and there is water still in the funnel. Turn on the car and let it warm up. Make sure that the funnel stays filled with water, let the car run and cycle the fans on and off 3 times. Turn off car once that is done and put on radiator cap. The car should then have no air bubbles in the coolant. What radiator do you have in the car? Do you have all stock ducting in place.
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