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    Quote Originally Posted by silveradotrailblazer View Post
    Welcome to the club. Has this been a problem since new? If so then I'd say your on the right track trying to get the hot air from under the hood. I assume the engines not overheating.
    thank you.
    kind of nice to be able to pass ideas along. sometimes you get stumped and any ideas help get you started again.

    ---------- Post added at 01:45 AM ---------- Previous post was at 01:36 AM ----------

    i think i solved the starter problem, i replaced it with a high tork gear drive starter. ther's a lot more space between the starter and the block, so far so good.

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    Those 454's all produce a tremendous amount of heat. It's not at all unusual to find plug wires literally burned off of them. Your ideas about venting the hood will probably help some, but those rascals are just, plain hot!
    Good Luck and God Bless

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