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OK to put big lights in front of the radiator?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by e9999, Nov 11, 2003.

  1. e9999

    e9999 You want to do what...? Moderator

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    hi there, what's the consensus as far as putting big lights on the guard or bumper in front of the radiator, therefore blocking it to some extent? OK? I mean cooling wise. Any chance this may lead to overheating? Not a good thing (as Martha would say nowadays... <G> ) ?
    waddayallthink?
    Eric
     
  2. IdahoDoug

    IdahoDoug

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    My Hella 3000s have been in place for 10 years, through desert temps with A/C on, climbing mountain passes and towing 6000lbs. My lights are as close as possible to the grille for max air blocking, too. No problems. But it certainly is not helping things and if you're doing any or all of the above with a poorly maintained cooling system then bear it in mind.

    Doug
     
  3. 80and100cruisers

    80and100cruisers SILVER Star

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    No issues that I know of. My bro has lights mounted in Texas heat, no problems.



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  4. Brentbba

    Brentbba Former Golfer SILVER Star

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    Keep this thread in mind in conjunction with your question about a S/C and the comments you've received regarding a 100% functional cooling system Eric.
     
  5. Asiarider

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    Haven't got any problems yet ::)

    I won't place a S/C :D

    Mike
     
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