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Old 12-28-2005, 00:47   #1 (permalink)
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I am interested to know who has fitted an alloy radiator and au thermos. How have you found this set-up to your previous set-up. There is alot of tech stuff on this application but nothing too recent during this hot summer.
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Old 12-28-2005, 14:58   #2 (permalink)
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Not too sure about the alloy radiator, but I have twin AU thermos fitted to a 4 core triple flow radiator and no matter the situation, it will not overheat.
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Not too sure about the alloy radiator, but I have twin AU thermos fitted to a 4 core triple flow radiator and no matter the situation, it will not overheat.


Thanks thats good to know.
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Old 12-29-2005, 02:32   #4 (permalink)
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With the AU fans have you got them wired in together so when they come on they both work. Cant you make them go slow or fast.
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just fitted high flow thermostat ,big alloy rad and twin au fans and it still gets bloomen hot , not sure what to do now , engine is new with no blockages , using filter which has caught a fair bit of crap
gilmer belt driven water pump , thinking about putting in the electric ive got and seeing what it does
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gilmer belt drive wouldn't be helping ya.
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why is that , different ratios you think ? ( speed of water pump)
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gilmer belt drive wouldn't be helping ya.
Agreed. The ratio's not very good.
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I'd fit the electric water pump and use the gilmer for the alt, just have 2 get a smaller belt. With my old TD with a healthy 302w I ran a moroso 12v motor then changed to a Davies Craig EWP (at that time they only had the 80L/min) and modified the std water pump, alloy radiator and 16" fan, ran ok but still got hot. Now Davies Craig make a 110L/min i'll be using one of these with my new 393 single turbo TC Cortina project but I think grouting the block will help me the most. Well with water temp anyhow oil temp will come up though but easy fixed.
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I'd fit the electric water pump and use the gilmer for the alt, just have 2 get a smaller belt. With my old TD with a healthy 302w I ran a moroso 12v motor then changed to a Davies Craig EWP (at that time they only had the 80L/min) and modified the std water pump, alloy radiator and 16" fan, ran ok but still got hot. Now Davies Craig make a 110L/min i'll be using one of these with my new 393 single turbo TC Cortina project but I think grouting the block will help me the most. Well with water temp anyhow oil temp will come up though but easy fixed.
All the best. It's a true pain in the ass when they don't run at a nice temp
did you try it with the controller, it made a huge difference to my car...
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