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Overheating and Stalling

Well for the overheating, I've tackled this problem a couple times already with moderate results. I flushed the radiator, replaced the thermostat, so far no luck on solid results. Now I got a crack on the top hose connection on the radiator and temporarily fixed with plasic epoxy. but I'd like a better, permanent, not so sad way of fixing that.

Now for the stalling issue. I have a bunch of possibilities as to why this is happening, and a lot of them I don't like. To start off, there's an issue with starting the beast, I have to give it a fair amount of gas to simply get started, and then somethime/most of the time, I'll lose RPMs and stall the car for a good min 3 minutes. Anyone with possible ideas as to what's going on there, I'll be happy to eplain anything in detail, including "Does it do this?" questions, whatever it takes.

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Mine used to stall at lights and things, I pulled the Idle air control unit out and took it apart sprayed carb cleaner ($3.00) on it, put it back together and it stopped stalling and RPM malfunctions. Try that.

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I would guess that you most likely have a head gaskit that went bad.

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