Q: Stalls reaching normal temperatures

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My engine was rebuilt last year. When I drove it and it reached normal operating temperatures it stalled. It wouldn’t start again until after it cooled down about 15 to 20 minutes later. A friend of mine told me to try running a larger radiator and a high torque mini starter in it. Well I did as he suggested, and I am still having the same starting problems. Do you have any ideas on how to fix this?

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