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Old 05-15-2008, 08:38 PM
 
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I am interested in putting an aluminum radiator in my 40 Ford coupe. It has a 350 Chevy SB and presently uses a stock 55 Chevy radiator. There is a myriad of radiator manufacturers out there. Anyone have a recommendation as to the best ?? Thanks in advance for any helpful suggestions made.

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Old 05-15-2008, 09:08 PM
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Griffin makes one of the better aluminum radiators. I prefer the regular copper/brass radiators...I think they cool better but thats just me, LOL...I am old school.



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I've heard some bad things about Griffin, don't know if they still epoxy them or not. If you're looking for a really nice tig welded alum. radiator at a reasonable price see www.prchotrod.com. I have one in my '32 and it is very nice. I also have a buddy that is a dealer, if you want one pm me and I'll give you his name........Dave
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http://www.musclemotorsports.com/cooling-radiators.html

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I used a Griffin in my blown bucket and it cools it very well, but they do have epoxy in them. I have bought several from a guy on Ebay and very pleased with them. serch for " t bucket radiator" I think he goes by "Disrad" . He will custom build a very nice unit and at a very resonable price.


here I found it. 586 463 8722
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ALUMI...spagenameZWDVW
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I don't know what your budget allows, but if you want the Rolls Royce of radiators with no epoxy, consider Ron Davis.
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I have an Afco alu radiator on my '34. Nice piece. Cost me 400$ thru Carshop.inc. They don't use epoxy in them.
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I have had Griffin, Afco, and Jegs. All aluminum radiators and all worked good and cooled the vehicles.
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