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Early radiator (71-73) needed
« on: January 11, 2013, 10:25:44 AM »
I can find a "new" stock radiator for my 72, I know I can have a new core put in my old one, but I'd like to know what other radiators you guys have used, that are close to stock size.
 
I can't go much wider than stock, as I need to keep room for the intercooler piping, I can have a custom built aluminum made for $650 ouch! :o 
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Re: Early radiator (71-73) needed
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2013, 10:33:23 AM »
I am running a 74 Mustang in my 73 that is larger then stock due to hi heat here.  Fred   :)
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Re: Early radiator (71-73) needed
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2013, 11:16:56 AM »
Fred, Is the 74 Mustang radiator the same as a 74 and up Pinto radiator? I looked at the later Pinto radiators, I'd have to swap the intlet and outlets for the 2.0L, or use my tanks. Do they have the same mounting holes?
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Re: Early radiator (71-73) needed
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2013, 03:37:32 PM »
Walt, I have one in the garage at the house that your welcome too.
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Re: Early radiator (71-73) needed
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2013, 03:39:15 PM »
Walt, miss read the posting.. I only have a stock one I see what your looking into.
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Re: Early radiator (71-73) needed
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2013, 09:48:49 PM »
I am runnin a '94 explorer rad from the 4.0l   .   Lots of volume, aluminum and cheap.  only needed a couple of saddles made for the bottom.  top is passenger  side bottom is on drivers.  should fit the hole and leave room for piping
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Re: Early radiator (71-73) needed
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2013, 02:55:23 PM »
I adapted one from an early 90's Dodge Dakota. It has the hoses on the correct sides & they are the correct sizes.
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