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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 8:19 pm 
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Does anyone have any ideas of what kind and where to find a good radiator for my build?

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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 8:32 pm 
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Summit racing has th he cheapest best auto radiator. Standard double pass triple pass option too!


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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 9:17 pm 
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I am also looking for one for a sbc350 dd, should I bother with getting one from classic or floral or just order one from summit. If I get one from summit or jegs do I just put a higher pressure cap on the filler neck on the radiator than what is on the burb tank or get it welded up.

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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 9:44 pm 
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You can buy afco radiators on eBay without a radiator cap


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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 6:27 am 
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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 7:25 am 
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bought mine from alumitech. Wasn't too expensive and it is made for airboats


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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 8:15 am 
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you can use any radiator. put a 17 # on radiator and a 7# on your expansion tank. will do fine.


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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 8:35 am 
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Why pay more for the same if not better radiator! I love and preach alumitec for rudders headers hardware and more but summit has the best radiators. 100% aluminum triple pass without tranny cooler. Btw alumitec has the cheapest burp tanks too.


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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 9:02 am 
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i have a big alum. don davis radiator please call me 1352-267-0822 300.00

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 2:12 pm 
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I bought mine from summit for 180 and just took it to my buddy and had him weld a piece of aluminum in the cap hole.


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 9:11 am 
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Does it matter whether the inlet is on the upper right or left side of the radiator?

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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 9:17 am 
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For me it did but that was because of poor planning. I think the inlet outlet is determined by placement and bracing to the cage or motorstand


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 9:43 am 
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If you buy a Ford radiator for your Chevy the lower rad pipe will be on the same side as the water pump inlet. Saves piping crossing to the other side. 8)

I used a Four seasons Radiator, seems well built and single pass, double and triple pass.
http://motors.shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=fsr+radiator[*]

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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 9:56 am 
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I also use the radiator Wild Bill posted. I used the 19x31" for my DD caddy and it keeps it at 120* no problem. Reasonably priced, too.


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I use FSR radiators buy them off ebay for around 150 bucks double or triple pass...

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