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Old 06-19-2016, 05:48 AM   #31
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I would pull over and let it idle for a while if it gets over 220. 220 is no where close to damage.

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Old 06-19-2016, 06:23 AM   #32
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I agree, close to the limit. Keep the speed down and go easy on the hills. Flat open ground shouldn't be an issue but a shorter ratio would help. I will cost you 1.5-2.5 mpg more than likely. I'd scale the van and see what it weighs full of fuel. Add in the weight of people and stuff then subtract from the gvwr. Betting the conversion adds at least 1k to the van. If you are up on the limit weight wise (close) I'd rec changing the trans fluid every season. It's cheap and good for the transmission.

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Old 06-19-2016, 06:26 AM   #33
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Idle is ok, but driving ad a slow speed is better. Light load and air flow through the cooler will drop temps quickly.

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