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Discussion in 'Jeeps' started by DuttonLandscape, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. DuttonLandscape

    DuttonLandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    I just drove 45min on the highway at 50mph with my plow lowered for airflow. Temp stayed at 210-220. When i stopped my guage quickly went into the red and overheated. What should i do? Glad this happened before a snow storm. Any advise would be greatly appreciated Thanks
  2. DuttonLandscape

    DuttonLandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    I'm learning, I talked with my mechanic, he said the air just goes right over the top of the plow when driving like that and that when I'm plowing I will have no problem. He said take the plow off when driving long distances.
  3. ezpcconcepts

    ezpcconcepts Junior Member
    Messages: 24

    Couldn't you also hook up a manual switch for the electric fan so that you can engage it when needed? I know a guy that changed out the auto electic fan with a high flow manual one... just a thought. I am new here and have some questions to post as well.. thanks
  4. DuttonLandscape

    DuttonLandscape Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    my mechanic mentioned an idea like that, but If I have to drive long distances again I'm turning my heat up to high and that will help, and I'll take back roads so I keep the speed down. Thanks for your advise.
  5. magik235

    magik235 Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    You might want to consider a high capacity waterpump such as FlowKooler.
  6. jeeps rule

    jeeps rule Junior Member
    Messages: 16

    I made a air scoop from a piece of Lexan plexiglass that seems to help on my Cherokee to force some air down behind the blade. Seems to be working but I don't travel more than 15 miles with the blade on.
  7. mach460

    mach460 Junior Member
    from n/e pa
    Messages: 11

    Try angleing your blade for better air flow, how is your radiator I had that same problem put a new radiator in and runs nice and cool with blade up now....................