Guest Posted August 28, 2001 Share Posted August 28, 2001 Hi I have just finished installing a rebuilt 455 into my 66 skylark<BR>it seems to be running hot the paint on the heads near the exhaust manifolds and on the intake in the center is turning dark this dosnt seem normal to me? engine specs are 9-1 comp mild crane cam stock intake and exhaust manifolds and a Q jet from a 350<BR>radiator is stock (car had 300 W/ac &st300)<BR>no shroud cant find one to fit yet Timing is set at 6 btc is this correct? seems to run cooler at 10btc but car runs worse<BR>any suggestions <BR>Thanks Jim Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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