Re: cooling problems
Don't take out the thermostat...that only works when the T-stat is bad. Your fan is too small. On a small block you need at least a 16" electric fan...and you need a shroud around it so that it pulls air through the radiator over the full area. One option is to keep the 12" and offset it to one side. Then put another 12" pusher on the front of the radiator offset to the other side of the radiator.
84CJ7, 3"lift, 32"BFG, 4.10's, ARB Rear, Detroit Front, Solid Axle's, Durabak, York Air
They say we learn by our mistakes......I guess thats why we are all so smart.