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Unread 10-28-2013, 06:56 PM   #31
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So what you really meant to say was you once saw an aluminum radiator that didn't work well with a shroud, not "most....'.

Thanks for clearing that up.

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There you go again, making a statement about what was never "said"......
Over the years, I have seen about 25-30% of the alum rad. not work with the fitting of a shroud, for the reasons I posted. Along with heavy mod/cutting of the grill recess, for clearance.
And NO, I didn't keep a list of the makers.......
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Unread 10-28-2013, 07:31 PM   #32
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Whatever, Lumpy. I quoted what you "said", numerous times, and you continue to back-pedal. 25-30% isn't "most", it's about 1 in 4.

The truth is, "most" aluminum radiators, that are currently marketed specifically as an OE replacement for a CJ, will use the same (4) mounting holes as the factory radiator and shroud use. That applies to both 2 and 3-row models. The quality may vary slightly between brands, but they are not significantly different, and everything bolts up as it should.

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Unread 10-28-2013, 07:42 PM   #33
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Unread 10-29-2013, 03:18 AM   #34
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It fit like a glove with my 360. There's about 1-1/2" of clearance with a mechanical fan and fan clutch.

What problems are you having?

Matt
Due to the 3 core being wider now my mechanical fan won't fit anymore and my water pump is in the way. This is a 258 engine. I need to find me a different mechanical fan.
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Unread 10-29-2013, 05:07 AM   #35
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Does the current fan have a spacer behind it?

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Unread 10-29-2013, 02:19 PM   #36
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Why not look at electric fans.....

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Unread 10-29-2013, 02:24 PM   #37
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Does the current fan have a spacer behind it?

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I'll check for this.
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Unread 10-30-2013, 08:34 AM   #38
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Yep the folks with the inline 6's have clearance issues that us V-8 folks don't have. Although there are some solutions, the options are limited, sorry to say.
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