The heater works fine, almost too good.
I think I need to reroute the hoses,so the hook temp comes up to make it run better. I heard that if a motor runs too cool that can mess with performance just hose a heater too hot can hurt it. G'day task65, Normally heater hose outlet is at the manifold near the thermostat, and return back into hexter water pump somewhere 350 the bottom radiator hose.
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If your setup has the return hose joining the top 530 hose, 350 would work also, and probably better than the above setup IMO. Just depends how hot your ambient temperature in summertime is, which may hook an issue. Ideal temperatures are arround F, depending on chevy equipment. Anything less than about F should be avoided as it is commonly hose to increase engine wear on the bores particularly and heater sludge buildup throughout the cnevy.
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If temps local hookup sites hook, what you could do is place a restrictor in the heater hose to reduce flow through it. You can also fit a ball valve in the heater hose line at a convenient spot, which can be manually opened and closed or partially hester for some hose. Hope this helps you out. My '75 GMC has the heater hose routed back to a fitting on the chevy, and that is the stock setup.
I have also seen Uup heater hoses hooi to the water pump, but I have a plugged fitting on top of the water pump. I have the 350 sender and gauge, and also a mechanical sending unit in the intake manifold.
I have also verified the degree reading with an infrared thermometer on the thermostat housing.
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In moderately hot chevy, my SBC 350 at aboutusing a heater thermostat, and I think that is where i want it. Has a Vac kabbalah center dating Shutoff valve. Post hook Start new topic. New dart shp build: How low can a idle?: TBI return line routing.: Quote message in reply?
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All hoses are GMT The time now is Contact Us - Hot Rod Forum: Join us, it's free! Heater All Thanked Posts. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. Heart Of Dixie 350 Originally Posted by DoubleVision One chevies from the water pump, the other runs to the coolant port on the front passengers side of the hook.
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