Another radiator question?

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Another radiator question?

Postby highstrungvega » Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:12 pm

So as I collect parts to put my small block in I see guys have done different things to put their radiator in. I want to keep a factory look so stock location I’m sure with some kind of mods BUT... what has worked for you guys? I believe I found 1 radiator that will fit copper brass deal 25x17 core size is 20 3/4x17. I don’t want an aluminum radiator. Thoughts could I cram say a 27x19 in?!? Ty in advance
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Re: Another radiator question?

Postby NVEGAR8D » Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:42 pm

Hi, Way back when i had my rad rebuilt to i believe 4 core if memory serves, and was using short water pump on 350ci. It was kept in the stock location with original mounting brackets.I ran a flex fan on it too.Kept it nice and cool.
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Re: Another radiator question?

Postby Smiley » Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:20 pm

27x19 will be tight between stock frame rails and hang down below the front valance.
A V8 Monza radiator fits if you can find one. There were two versions one for power steering and one without.
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Re: Another radiator question?

Postby highstrungvega » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:45 pm

SMILEY yoaur one guy I wanted to talk to! What setup are you running?
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Re: Another radiator question?

Postby Smiley » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:18 am

I have an aluminum dual pass Griffin, better cooling and it puts the upper hose on the passenger side away from the alternator when using Corvette brackets. Also a big difference in weight
Some people run the taller 19" core and hide it behind a front spoiler, for brass/copper you may have to look for an old school radiator shop.
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Re: Another radiator question?

Postby highstrungvega » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:17 am

Is this yours? Smiley
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Re: Another radiator question?

Postby Smiley » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:09 am

no my radiator is aluminum and my upper hose is on the other side

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