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Old 06-29-2013, 04:22 PM   #1
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Has anyone's car been getting hot lately especially with the ac? Just wondering since my girlfriend's car and mine have and wanted to see if it's cause of the heat 120 degrees outside today
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:06 PM   #2
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I have a 13' GT and it hasn't happened to me yet, but I haven't had to drive when its ridiculously hot outside.. Today I drove on the 10 for an hour at like 7 am.. and again at 6 pm.. So it wasn't at peak temperatures. I kept the A/C pretty low too...
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Maybe cause it's new lol and not when it's really hot. I changed the antifreeze but I guess I'll watch the needle
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Extreme heat will raise the temp and A/C adds to it. Did you replace antifreeze at 50/50? Water cools better than antifreeze. When I lived in Lake Havasu I used about 80% water and an anti corrosion supplement year round. Many just used straight water and a supplement like RL Water Wetter.
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I put 50/50 but I added some water like a liter or two
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Another trick I learned from the local PD was to drive with the hood open held by the safety latch. Did that for several summers but NEVER on the highway.
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You guys get the rain and dust storm tonight? I was heading north from Tucson and that storm was nice.. hate when the cars start braking though because of the dust..
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You guys get the rain and dust storm tonight? I was heading north from Tucson and that storm was nice.. hate when the cars start braking though because of the dust..
I'm driving in the storm right now lol very scary
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I'm in Vegas and its was 117 today. I hate driving my car when it's that hot.
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I'm driving in the storm right now lol very scary
I said last night... the only way to beat the 50mph wind good, is to go 100mph
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Well yeah the air is only going to cool down so much. In that extreme heat it gets pretty gnarly I will say that much... Try 120-130 degrees AND 100% humidity out in the United Arab Emirates. I think my balls were down to my knees in that place...
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Try 120-130 degrees AND 100% humidity out in the United Arab Emirates. I think my balls were down to my knees in that place...
Yeah that definitely beats us here in AZ....
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Well yeah the air is only going to cool down so much. In that extreme heat it gets pretty gnarly I will say that much... Try 120-130 degrees AND 100% humidity out in the United Arab Emirates. I think my balls were down to my knees in that place...
And I'm complaining about this heat lol that is bad. I'd probably roll with dry ice in the car
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