Hi guys, has anybody experiences in installing an engine oil cooler? Since I've mounted a hitch (see pics) for towing my caravan the engine is getting hotter than normally - the temp display needle is in the middle and sometimes even a little more. I've already installed an additional electrical fan in front of the radiator. I know that I need a "sandwich" plate between the oil filter and the bracket, hoses and a radiator. But does this really work and help bringing the engine temp down ? Thank you, Robert
That is the reading my non a/c '63 has run at as long as I've had it. I call it the 5/16 mark.
Jason, you mean 80's degrees Celsius. (nice pic)
No.. I mean the outside temperature was in the 80's Fahrenheit. I believe it was about 85 Degrees most of the way. The point was I drove the car 2 1/2 hrs, mostly at 75 mph, with temps around 85 degrees outside, (or about 29.4 degrees Celsius) and the temp gauge was just past the 1/4 mark, which has been my experience with "Dino" since I bought it in 1996.
The lower speedometer cable is very different, having a "keyed" end where it attaches to the head unit. I just sold my last one for now last month but can put you on my Wait List for another one. I do have the other top cable that goes from head unit to speedometer. I should also have most of the other cruise control parts. Email me at email@example.com
Here is a picture of the lower "keyed" cable for reference.
Thanks for the picture. I didn't know how it looks like. Yes, please put me on the wait list. Is the upper cable different too? Do you have a picture of it? On thursday I'll invite a friend of mine who has 2 parts cars - one of it has/had cruise and I will see what is left of it.
The cruise head unit to speedometer cable is very similar to the regular trans to speedometer cable used in non-cruise equipped cars, except it is approximately 36" long versus 64" for the standard cable. The standard cable can be used as the cruise head unit to speedometer cable, however, you will have 28" of extra cable to deal with! I checked and have 2 of the correct shorter 36" top cables. The price is $30 and would need an address to look up shipping. If interested in this cable or getting in the Wait List for the other trans to head unit cable, email me with contact info and address at firstname.lastname@example.org
Looks like you hsve the engine and trans temps under control with the towing and outside temps
Good for you
A good number of miles --at a high rate of speed
Good to see --Dino --doing so very well to be passing that performance test
That Baby is performing --wonderfully ( and best paint too)
Looks to me you got some good recognition in your post and answers
Should we expect any less from-- MR Carnack ( THE MAGNIFICENT ) Edge --with the 64 CDV he hand built ---to absolute perfection
I really do think ---NOT !!!!!!!!!
Just cannot at all picture DINO smooking on the shoulder on the side of the highway for any reason
Yes---HIS 64 CDV is better than yours ----LOL !!!
That dam car better run real good after the energy and talet that went into that car -- and of coarse it has