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Subject: Re: Ford 1500 engine

steve jones
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Date Posted: 20:42:44 18/08/2013 Sun
In reply to: Roger 's message, "Ford 1500 engine" on 18:58:20 18/06/2013 Tue

>The Ford X flo 1500 engine fails after 40mins running
>when throttling back to tick over, changed points,
>condenser and coil (fitted 2 so I can change over).
>Water pump is running ok but it seems that the engine
>is running very hot and possible causing a "vapour
>lock" as it starts and runs well after a 20 min rest!
>Plugs seem white as if its running lean, dose any one
>know what plug should me used on this engine.
>Any help or advice on cooling would be most helpful
without sounding silly you have obviously done the coil thing which is a well known fault. have you considered fitting a bilge blower sure flow 3 or four inch with decent venting can reduce the engine temp allot mate of mine had the same problem and it worked well after he blew air over the electrics kind regs steve

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