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Old 28th-October-2009, 08:59 PM   #1
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Aluminum Radiator in a 1966-67 nova

Does any one have and pics and a part number for a Direct fit Aluminum Radiator with trans cooler(on the bottom) for a second gen nova.Looking for a 3-4 core.thanks bm
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I am sure Griffin makes one.I have a non-cooler one in my 67.It fits perfectly and ran real cool until I changed to an electric fan..
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Old 28th-October-2009, 11:26 PM   #3
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i've just ordered a welded aluminum rad(complete with polished shroud and 16" elctric fan) from TCI. it's supposed to fit nicely,but i can't agree or disagree until i get it.i'll post pic's when it arrives if that helps,but it's probably stil a week away.
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Old 29th-October-2009, 01:22 AM   #4
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AFCO makes some really nice race rads and can make you whatever you want!

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Old 29th-October-2009, 05:10 AM   #5
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don't get caught up in the number of rows in the aluminum radiator. If you get a new style crossflow you don't need all the rows. I have a 2 row crossflow style and it is very efficient compared to my old 4 row down flow.
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don't get caught up in the number of rows in the aluminum radiator. If you get a new style crossflow you don't need all the rows. I have a 2 row crossflow style and it is very efficient compared to my old 4 row down flow.
Same here, Be Kool two row, car never gets over 195* but I run the trans to a dedicated cooler
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Old 29th-October-2009, 11:38 AM   #7
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Bruce,

I ran an Alumitech in my 72 w/trans cooler. they also make one for 66/67. It's a bitchin radiator. Direct bolt in, and the tanks look factory. check them out.

my 72 runs super cool too.

http://www.chevellecooling.com/47.html?sm=8859
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Does any one have and pics and a part number for a Direct fit Aluminum Radiator with trans cooler(on the bottom) for a second gen nova.Looking for a 3-4 core.thanks bm
Bruce, check with Walt at classic nova he sells radiators, and has several to choose from
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Old 29th-October-2009, 12:58 PM   #9
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Love my Be Cool, went from overheating during a parade or cruise to never going above 185, have electric fan that kicks on then. Runs 170-175 going down the road even on a 90 day. 400 horse 350 just an FYI
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These guys will make you anything you like. http://www.prcracing.com/about-prc.html They say that they are going to do the support and rad. all in a kit. For the 62-67. Also it is all made there in shop.
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Old 29th-October-2009, 02:15 PM   #11
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Prc

Bruce, PM Burke on here. Thats his user name also. I was over at his father in laws this past weekend and he's got a PRC that he had made for his LS conversion. SUPER nice and clean radiator. Welds are second to none.
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Would the crossflow work alot better than going with a downflow style radiator, assuming they are both made out of aluminum?

I like the "look" of the downflow tanks.
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Would the crossflow work alot better than going with a downflow style radiator, assuming they are both made out of aluminum?

I like the "look" of the downflow tanks.
I have had both in my car and the cross flow is cooling better. Here is a pic of the down flow I had in it.
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I have had both in my car and the cross flow is cooling better. Here is a pic of the down flow I had in it.
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just to make a suggestion, got my radiator through portell, little bit cheaper than summit, aluminum 3 pass good for 450 , crossflow direct bolt in, worth a call guys name is gary.

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