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Old 10-30-2008, 10:48 AM   #1
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I went out last night and abused my car a little and it overheated. It didn't last very long but it was pretty hot. (I was stupid to not be watching the temp gauge)

If I did any damage, what would I have done? What do I look for?

The radiator cap didn't blow any steam or anything, but I don't know if they even do that anymore.
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Just keep driving it, you're probably fine, if you notice anything weird going on, pull the head replaces the gasket and make sure the block and head didn't warp. Did you find the cause of the overheating? Or was it just spirited driving that did it to you?
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It was just young-and-dumb shenanigans. It's usually very solid between 195 and 210 with occasional jumps to 215 if I get spend a bunch of time in boost. I didn't have the laptop hooked up last night so I don't know how hot it actually got but the gauge was pointing to the H.
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