On 6/14/2016 at 1:02 PM, 0ld_Chicken said:
Did the block get
Reassembled incorrectly? You should be able to see many different rows of cooling channels in the jet plate opening. If you can only see a few then it is rotated on the base and needs to have the top rotated 90°.
yeah, just disassembled it again, it was placed in the plastic pop ups inside the block. i did give it a thorough cleening though, remounted it and reapplied the TIM. It seems to have worked since the idle temps are about 29-35 (on average). I think the cause of this was either a clogged or a bad mount, or maybe a combination of both.