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Radiator Specs 1997 LC with Air/Trans

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by yomama, Sep 25, 2003.

  1. yomama

    yomama

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    I was wondering if anybody had the specs (good ones) or maybe has a bad one they could send me ::) In my never ending quest to keep the engine/compartment cooler I am considering having a completely aluminum radiator custom built to the original specs + if there is room for improvement. Along with installing thermostats in the radiator I would also like to switch over to dual electric fans. I know I am going to hear it now on the electric fan thing, BUT :flipoff2: I look at it this way. 1. The engine will warm up faster in cold weather. 2. It will cool better in traffic. 3. I could turn it off before crossing any deep water. 4. Possibly gain a small amount of extra pony power (yea I know the alternator will have to work harder, yada yada yada). The electric fan will not always be running. Plus Mean Green should help me out too.

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  2. cruiserdan

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    Yo,

    You describe just what Photoman has already done. He spent a huge ammount of time and $$$ on this very thing. FWIW, he is going back to an engine driven fan.