Engine over heat

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Re: Engine over heat

Post by jayvanman » Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:45 pm

Hi all, (Jim) :-)

I've just taken her out for a run before bringing her up to show in the for sale section of Busfest tomorrow.

Don't think I'm coming :-(

Got back after the run out of miles and shes still quite hot.

whilst I was looking in the engine bay I could hear the oil moving around inside the engine, is that normal ?

It's kind of like a glug/drip, maybe from the oil cooler.

I took a video, the image on which is pretty bad as it's dark, but I wanted to record the sound. You can hear it, pretty regular , almost every second.

Your thoughts please.

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Re: Engine over heat

Post by jayvanman » Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:46 pm

How do you upload videos ?
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Re: Engine over heat

Post by vwJim » Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:11 pm

You're hearing fuel, not oil I'd expect.
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Post by JonnyCJ » Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:28 am

Are you running OG tinware ? If not the repro stuff will in all likelihood not have the correct vanes on the cylinder tins to pass sufficient air to nr 3 and slightly less critical, nr 1 cylinder.

Also - do you have a thermostat fitted ?

Finally, are you running heat exchangers or J tubes on the exhaust ?

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Post by jayvanman » Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:22 pm

I'm not sure if it's on tinware. It did seem to fit together ok. I have noticed that the little piece that goes around the heat riser, you know the little piece that clips around the upright pipe with the cardboard type insulation(sorry i dont knkw the name) but once half is on the very back bit of the engine tinware that goes over the bottom pully, and the other half bolts onto the head tinware.

That little piece is missing.

Having said all of that my van has run for months prior to this with no problems.

I've noticed she running fast on idle as well.

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Re: Engine over heat

Post by jayvanman » Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:23 pm

I don't have a timing gun to do the timing
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Re: Engine over heat

Post by jayvanman » Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:24 pm

Running heat exchangers.

The cables to the cab are not connected
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Re: Engine over heat

Post by JonnyCJ » Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:31 pm

Check your thermostat is opening and closing when get getting hot/cooling down.

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