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Old 07-30-2013, 04:37 PM
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doing a 5.0 swap and dont have room for the radaitor so im relocating it to the bed and just wanna know if it has to be tilted or if it can be upright and how far back should it be for air
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:37 PM
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doing a 5.0 swap and dont have room for the radaitor so im relocating it to the bed and just wanna know if it has to be tilted or if it can be upright and how far back should it be for air
You should have room for the radiator
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:47 PM
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i would if my power steering pump wasnt in the way but i think bed radiators are cool any way and dad says they arnt hard to do wonts i build my brackets to mount it to
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:56 PM
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Post an engine bay pic?
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Old 07-30-2013, 04:59 PM
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Post an engine bay pic?
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:05 PM
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Default Re: remote radiator

You should make the tailgate the radiator.
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:10 PM
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You should make the tailgate the radiator.
Pretty cool idea lol
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Old 07-31-2013, 10:28 AM
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i gutted my core support and mounted the radiator as far forward as I could, but not sure about gen-III. I would consider other options. that's a lot of coolant and your water pump may not be able to move the water effectively through all of the piping you'd need. FWIW you're at one of the hardest parts of this swap, time to put on the thinking cap
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Old 07-31-2013, 11:51 AM
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well idk what happened but i tried for the longest time to try and get the radiator in and i mean tried and tried and now i feel stupid cus i just thought id give it one more try and there it goes right in so i guess im really lucky but thanks for your help but i get to go back to the original plan nows but is it ok that the power steering pulley is extremly close to the transmission cooler linesnot touching but very close

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one quick question tho does anyone know of a real good fan that will fit in front of the radiator where the ac radiator use to be to go with the 4.0 radiator
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Old 02-25-2015, 02:58 PM
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As long as they don't touch when you're out knocking around in it...why not move the cooler and lines?
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