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Old 12-07-2012, 09:28 PM
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Is that something made for starters or did you get creative?
There is also heat shielding tapes. Even motorcycle stores especially harley ones have the stuff in stock. Putting headers in a car it is sometimes best to protect the starter from the added head of performance headers.

If it's the exhaust putting heat to the starter it might be best to put the heat shielding tape on the exhaust and not the starter since wrapping the starter if it still has an over heating problem will take longer to cool down and function correctly again.

There's also plane old fashioned aluminum shields that bolt on.
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Is that something made for starters or did you get creative?
i had to get a little creative. for about $20, i bought some self-adhesive heat wrap from Advance. It was about 1'x3' of material. i trimmed it to fit, and used as much as i could (wrapped it twice).

of course...the starter is right next to my leaky oil pan gasket, so it was way too greasy for the adhesive to make much difference. i did the best i could to stick it into place, then secured it with mechanic's wire.
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A shiny piece of stainless with a couple sheat metal screws thru it to hold it off the starter case along with a couple hose clamps to hold it in place is an excellent heat shield for the starter. Much better to reflect theheat away with an air gap, than to rap it. 1/8" is plenty of air gap from starter frame, stainless will remove/deflect a great amount of radiant energy from pipes.
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A shiny piece of stainless with a couple sheat metal screws thru it to hold it off the starter case along with a couple hose clamps to hold it in place is an excellent heat shield for the starter. Much better to reflect theheat away with an air gap, than to rap it.
that's a cool idea- i guess you could put the sheet metal screws through it, then cut/grind them off?

i'm not sure there's clearance for that with the stock-style starter, but i like it.
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i was having this problem as well. the wiring in my truck for my ignition was looking pretty bad. i checked the timing and it was right at 10 degrees too. i replaced the dizzy with a mallory hei and actually turned the timing up and it starts a lot better now. before i couldnt turn the truck off if i still had somewhere to go. best upgrade i have done so far.
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Try you battery when your battery is in heat for a long time it gets grid growth and cant keep a charge in the heat i had the same problem and i was always affriad of stopping for gas and thats dumb with the 460 in it but put in a new battery and run it till shes hot and try to start it back up and see if that works
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Try you battery when your battery is in heat for a long time it gets grid growth and cant keep a charge in the heat i had the same problem and i was always affriad of stopping for gas and thats dumb with the 460 in it but put in a new battery and run it till shes hot and try to start it back up and see if that works
yep- it ended up being the battery. i replaced it, and now it behaves like its supposed to.
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yep- it ended up being the battery. i replaced it, and now it behaves like its supposed to.
im guessing you fixed it before i said something hahah
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im guessing you fixed it before i said something hahah
yeah- i should have come back and updated the thread

you're right about not being able to stop at a gas station with the 460 under the hood...that gets pretty tricky.
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dang i thought i was helping someone this website its hard to help someone cause all these ford gurus get to it before i do lol... ya it was tricky but i got pretty good at finding rides with my buddies instead of driving the gas guzzler
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dang i thought i was helping someone
hey- you did. i was too lazy to update the thread. the next guy to come across this while searching is gonna be better off.
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you helped me - I've been dealing with this for months and now that summers here I was gonna ask the forum.

I'll try most of the ideas listed here. 90 CCD 460 hot start problem-


Thanks guys will update this thread after some work on the rig
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