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Old 13-09-2009, 04:11 PM
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alluminium radiator

hey guys i am looking buying a alluminium radiator with thermo fans on it? what is everyone using and what do people recommend?

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Old 13-09-2009, 05:45 PM
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hey guys i am looking buying a alluminium radiator with thermo fans on it? what is everyone using and what do people recommend?

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Aussie desert cooler make and supply the whole assembly & Aust made
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Old 13-09-2009, 05:57 PM
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You cant beat aussie desert coolers. I run one on mine
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Old 13-09-2009, 06:42 PM
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With the US dollar back up to 0.86c, it might be worthwhile looking a some US sourced stuff. I picked this up recently (yet to fit it though) from Alumitech Reproductions http://www.chevellecooling.com/

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Old 13-09-2009, 07:16 PM
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alluminium radiators

what sort of core should i go for ( size, dual core?) i have mild 350 in my camaro that i want to keep real cool.
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Old 13-09-2009, 07:23 PM
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Aliminium verses copper-brass is no difference in heat exchanging capabilities. Alum offers a weight saving. I chose copper-brass because it's OE and looks OE.

As far as fans go, nothing moves as much air as a stock 7 blade clutch fan and shroud.
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Old 13-09-2009, 07:44 PM
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hey guys i am looking buying a alluminium radiator with thermo fans on it? what is everyone using and what do people recommend?

cheers Ben
I went for the brass / copper radiator with OEM shroud and thermo fan in the shroud (looks closer to factory)
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Old 13-09-2009, 08:45 PM
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Browns Radiators are the go,thats what im saving for(aswell as a heap of other goodies!!!)
http://maps.google.com.au/maps?sourc...07161884710988
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Old 13-09-2009, 09:18 PM
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Browns Radiators are the go,thats what im saving for(aswell as a heap of other goodies!!!)
http://maps.google.com.au/maps?sourc...07161884710988
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Agree with that, the Browns radiator in my Camaro is a lot better than the Aussie desert cooler one in my '57. As for thermos i would recommend the Ford AU ones. If you want to keep it real cool go for the larger size core which is wider than a stock Camaro radiator
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Old 13-09-2009, 09:38 PM
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With the US dollar back up to 0.86c, it might be worthwhile looking a some US sourced stuff. I picked this up recently (yet to fit it though) from Alumitech Reproductions http://www.chevellecooling.com/

How much did you get that 1 back here for? I would like a four core with thermos in the near future, just checking out prices at the moment

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The other thing with alloy radiators you have to keep the system really clean, If your block is full of crap and corossion they wont last near as long as copper, But they do look the goods

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Dazza, cost $860us but it came back in a container with a bunch of stuff I ordered so hard to say what the landed cost was. I dealt direct with the owner who was a really cool bloke and very helpful.
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I run an Aussie Desert Cooler with twin thermos. No issues with it, but then my car hasn't really been driven any distance. Was a good fit, but had other bad dealings with ADC relating to heater boxes.
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Dazza, cost $860us but it came back in a container with a bunch of stuff I ordered so hard to say what the landed cost was. I dealt direct with the owner who was a really cool bloke and very helpful.
cheers mate , i can work it out from there , about $9000 aus right? thanks
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