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  1. 1973 Ford F-100 360 engine overheating

    No, definitely no leak. I've owned several vehicles new and old and I have never seen one build up that much pressure. The pump is on order, so as soon as I get it hopefully it will solve my problem. If not, and the radiator is still good, then I guess the last item is a blown head gasket.
  2. 1973 Ford F-100 360 engine overheating

    As soon as I get the pump put in, I will try that. I bought the radiator about 4-5 years ago from Summit Racing. It's an aluminum radiator.
  3. 1973 Ford F-100 360 engine overheating

    Thanks for getting back with me. Yesterday I took the water pump off, so hopefully I am half way there.
  4. 1973 Ford F-100 360 engine overheating

    Well, thanks for your help.
  5. 1973 Ford F-100 360 engine overheating

    Well, I don't know much about water pumps, I probably haven't changed one in 20-25 years. I took a hose that is on top of my water pump and turned over my and let it run for about 20 seconds and nothing came out. My guess is I might have a dead water pump.
  6. 1973 Ford F-100 360 engine overheating

    Ok, I just went and checked my truck and the radiator is about 1/2 gallon low and no pressure. I'm thinking maybe the heater core is plugged?? I didn't notice any water leaking from around my water pump, but I'm going to get start it and get under my truck to see if I can see anything.
  7. 1973 Ford F-100 360 engine overheating

    I am new to this forum and I need your help. I have owned this truck for about 5 years. I had a rebuilt engine put in about 4 years ago and I have had no real problems with it. About a month ago, it started getting hot and forcing coolant out where my hose was connected. I replaced the hose...
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