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Hey gang, Back in February, I got a salvaged 1990 Reatta Convertible. Since then I've been reading this forum and learned a ton. So thank you all. Now to my two questions: I took the car to a trusted local mechanic and had a complete list of the car's issues made. In the long list of things the car needs pretty much all of the cooling system needed attention. Since I'm an amateur mechanic and know that the work on the cooling system is fairly simple I decided to take on that stuff myself. I was able to replace the water pump and and moved on to the thermostat. When I looked at the water ou
Dear Reatta Fans: In the past, I have posted several questions which you all have been great in answering. But I have failed to say thank you. Please forgive my selfishness. I really am thankful that those who know the car best are willing to answer questions for us simpletons. If I leave my car out in the sun (orlando) on a really hot day, when I get in, the air condition does not come on automatically at full speed with cold air. My fan never really blows as hard as say my suburban. It takes a while for the car to cool any at all. It never really gets cold inside the car. I have the windows
Been having a problem with heating up at speed. The coolant wants to foam to the consistency of whipped cream at higher rpms lowering the cooling efficiency. I had the head planed the last time it was off and installed a new head gasket. Haven't had the block magnafluxed since installing new pistons and rings way back in the 1970s or 1980s. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.