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For Those With Overheating Problems

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My plan is build an enclosure for the grille to radiator which I believe is the biggest problem causing overheating besides the factory restrictive grille. First I was able to block off the large hole where the hood latch goes. This is not for everyone but it will help.


Second and maybe the biggest area of concern is up top on the inside of the headlights. These are giant holes for air to find a way around the radiator. This is where I plan to add some panels to stop the loss of air, for now I filled the area with foam, the type used below the radiator from the factory.


Next the plastic parts used on factory cars help but are very flimsy, these will be removed soon. Until then I got the idea to use some very small tie straps to hold them in place better. This is not a long term fix but better then nothing. Along with the open area up top there are plenty of areas here that will let the air escape.



Because racecar.
Arizona, USA
This should give you some inspiration...


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