1963 - 1982 Corvette: Technical Article: Knowing How Your 1963 - 1982 Corvette’s Cooling System Can Prevent a Steaming Summer
By John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast Magazine
Used here with permission.
Copyright John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast Magazine
If you own a 1963-1982 Corvette, chances are you ask, “Why does my car run hot and overheat?” There are lots of possible reasons, and your Corvette may or may not be overheating at all. What we want to do here is provide an understanding of Corvette cooling system design theory and operation, present real-world solutions to cooling problems, and dispel some of the myths and hype that exist out there about cooling systems. We’ll focus primarily on 1963-1982 Corvettes for specifics, as they share similar designs, although the principles are similar for later cars.
This 7-page PDF article is linked below: