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Purchased a 1948 flathead ford truck its over heating. Mechanic suggestions?

(1990 Ford F-150)
in Pasadena, CA on July 28, 2014
V-8 F1 Ford over heating on the freeway but not on the streets.
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on July 28, 2014
Have it Scanned for trouble codes!!!!..... Had to do it!.... Possible radiator restriction or one of the water pumps is not working properly.... Need old Joe to look at this one, if you can find him!
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on July 29, 2014
Got it. Thanks
on July 29, 2014
You bet... BTW... I know a mechanic that can 'make' a flathead Ford in his sleep if you need more info!! He does frame off restorations....
on July 29, 2014
I found a guy in San Gabriel at a mechanic shop that owns old Fords and is willing to check it out. I'll let you know how he does and if I need additional help. Much appreciation!!!
on July 29, 2014
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on July 28, 2014
Have it Scanned for trouble codes!!!!..... Had to do it!.... Possible radiator restriction or one of the water pumps is not working properly.... Need old Joe to look at this one, if you can find him!
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on July 29, 2014
Got it. Thanks
on July 29, 2014
You bet... BTW... I know a mechanic that can 'make' a flathead Ford in his sleep if you need more info!! He does frame off restorations....
on July 29, 2014
I found a guy in San Gabriel at a mechanic shop that owns old Fords and is willing to check it out. I'll let you know how he does and if I need additional help. Much appreciation!!!
on July 29, 2014

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