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Unread 02-03-2010, 11:23 PM   #31
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It is thicker but my stock fan setup worked fine.

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Unread 02-03-2010, 11:42 PM   #32
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Pulled this from a different forum. JRT offroad is who came up with this.



PN CBG4F250 from a grand cherokee, ~$55 new from Mopar. He fabbed up his own mounts and mounted to the factory shroud.
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Unread 02-03-2010, 11:53 PM   #33
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Pulled this from a different forum. JRT offroad is who came up with this.



PN CBG4F250 from a grand cherokee, ~$55 new from Mopar. He fabbed up his own mounts and mounted to the factory shroud.
link or more pics
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If spud's worked with the stock fan that should be fine. My Novak was 3" wide and would not work with the stock fan, so I was already running a summit flex fan with a 2" spacer, which really lined up well with the new champion radiator. I must say I am very happy with the new radiator...literally half the price of the Novak, much better welds and construction than the Silla, and bolted right in with no issues. Not too often have I been able to say that about a jeep mod!
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Unread 02-04-2010, 12:21 AM   #35
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I will pm you with the link
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Unread 02-04-2010, 12:27 AM   #36
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Unread 02-04-2010, 12:32 AM   #37
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yeah, for some reason they filter out ROF links.
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Unread 02-04-2010, 08:15 AM   #38
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If spud's worked with the stock fan that should be fine. My Novak was 3" wide and would not work with the stock fan, so I was already running a summit flex fan with a 2" spacer, which really lined up well with the new champion radiator. I must say I am very happy with the new radiator...literally half the price of the Novak, much better welds and construction than the Silla, and bolted right in with no issues. Not too often have I been able to say that about a jeep mod!
Okay, thanks.
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Unread 02-04-2010, 05:47 PM   #39
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Lots of room for the Novak radiator on my 2000 Sport...
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Lots of room for the Novak radiator on my 2000 Sport...
That's a GEN II Novak. I bought mine back in 2005 and i think basically, they sold me a Griffin radiator. They switched to your model sometime thereafter.


This new Champion I put in this week is very nice. I like it a lot. I'll post up pics soon. No epoxy, high quality. I am very happy with the $250 price, too.
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Unread 02-05-2010, 10:28 AM   #41
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hmmm i think ill be ordering the champion when my tax money comes back

quality for champion better than radiator barn?
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Unread 02-05-2010, 03:07 PM   #42
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That's a GEN II Novak. I bought mine back in 2005 and i think basically, they sold me a Griffin radiator. They switched to your model sometime thereafter.


This new Champion I put in this week is very nice. I like it a lot. I'll post up pics soon. No epoxy, high quality. I am very happy with the $250 price, too.
I remember when you were having problems with the Novak, I think you were the one who told me that the upper hose port was too high?

I called them at that time and worked with them in correcting their drawing. That made sure the one I got was correct.

That's actually one from their first run, it leaked. The next generation has sloped ends on the upper tank, which I have now with the same fan clutch clearance.

I'm buying one of the Champion ones as a spare...
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Unread 02-05-2010, 03:09 PM   #43
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quality for champion better than radiator barn?
I wouldn't use a radiator barn product for a door stop...
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Unread 02-05-2010, 04:10 PM   #44
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what about radiator express?
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Unread 02-05-2010, 05:07 PM   #45
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I have a 2 speed Taurus and I actually have to run it on high on the free way when it's summer
Don't feel bad, I do too... But I have a V8 and 3.07 gears...
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