Well, it had run hot before, but prior to starting this season I replaced the head gasket. At that time I put in a new thermostat as well. Got everything cleaned up and flushed the oil and water.
Getting good flow of water as viewed through the top.
Have not checked actual temp, but I will. Note that when I stop, it often spits water out the overflow...I am assuming due to expansion and overheating?
Need to check timing and carb settings. Note also that I just rebuilt the carb and it has never run better! :o)
Thanks for all of the ideas, I will be following up on all of them!