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Cooling / Tech Articles

Guide: How Basic Cooling System Troubleshooting Led to a Radiator Swap That Fixed an Overheating Issue

For years, the engine temperature in our Jeep CJ-5 had a pesky tendency to climb whenever we stopped for a few moments. Once we got moving again though, temps went […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Understanding GM’s Dex-Cool Engine Antifreeze Coolant

A little while ago, OnAllCylinders contributor Jeff Smith penned…err…typed a very informative article on the various types of engine coolant available today. The article also discussed which engine cooling systems […]

Cooling / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Picking the Best Antifreeze for an Older Vehicle

I have a ’90 Chevy pickup that is rarely driven but has been stored in my heated garage for several years. I have a new project that will force this […]

Product Profiles

Parts Bin: Diagnose Cooling System Issues with a Mishimoto Cooling System Pressure Tester & Vacuum Refill Kit

It’s the middle of summer here at OnAllCylinders world headquarters. Or as we like to call it, “peak overheating season.” It’s a time where folks often have an eagle-eye trained […]

Cooling / Tech Articles

Mailbag: Why Do I Need to Use Antifreeze?

Q: Why do I need to use antifreeze? … A: The fluid you use in your engine’s cooling system can affect its performance. For most vehicles, a 50/50 mixture of antifreeze and […]

Cooling / Q&A

Mailbag: Can I Remove the Cooling Fan Shroud?

Q: Can I remove the fan shroud on my cooling fan? … A: It might seem like it’s just in the way, but the fan shroud plays an important role in the […]

Cooling / Tech Articles

Cooling System Tech: Overflow Tanks vs. Expansion Tanks

By Nicholas Thomas, Mishimoto Back in the infancy of liquid-cooled engines, nearly all emissions systems would vent chemicals and harmful vapors into the atmosphere. No PCV or CCV lines, and […]

Cooling / Tech Articles

Mailbag: An Intro to Fan Clutches and How They Work

The fan clutch is an important part of your cooling system. Its drive shaft attaches to the water pump. Then, the fan attaches to the clutch housing. The fan clutch’s job is […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: Measuring the Impact of an Intercooler Upgrade on a Supercharged 427 LSX

In today’s video, veteran engine builder Richard Holdener is going to demonstrate the power gains that can be achieved from upgrading the intercooler. The core has two jobs — to […]

Cooling / Q&A

Mailbag: Controlling Coolant Temps in a Chevy 350

Q: I’m trying to control the coolant temperature in my project vehicle. It’s got a new Chevy 350 engine block with a high-flow water pump and thermostat, plus I’m running […]