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Old 10-15-2021, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by hauss View Post
I have a backdraft with 1" tubes and plastic tanks .I ordered a 3 row square d aluminum and received a 2 row with 1/2" tubes .the old radiator is 1 3/4" thick and the new is 1 1/2" thick. I am told air will flow more through the thinner core but the old radiator has 1" tubes it is a signal pass the new is a 2 row. should I send the aluminum back ? Not sure witch would work better.
I don't know the answer to your question, but the radiator that ERA puts in 427 cars is a Griffin with a 2 x 1.25" core. They tout it as suitable to cool any engine you can possibly fit in to the car. Even monster 700HP FEs that turn the primaries red. Just food for thought.
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