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  1. LS Dual Pass Radiators

    LS & LT Installation Questions and Answers
    Hello fellow tri fivers! I'm looking to purchase a dual pass radiator setup for my 56 with an LS2, running Holley's mid mount accessory drive setup. I'm looking for a passenger side inlet and outlet. Let's see pics of what you guys are running!! Thanks in advance! bowtie-trifive
  2. 55 Radiator and Vintage Air Condenser Fitment

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    Hi all, I am working on a 55 and am having trouble with my radiator fitment. I currently have a core support for the radiator in the V8 position but my radiator won't fit due to the accessory drive that I want to run. Wondering if anyone has any suggestions on how to make this fit. I am also...
  3. Condenser Space in Front of Radiator

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    Hi all, Have my AC going and it does get cold! I am wondering though...how close should the condenser be in front of the radiator and still maintain effective cooling? Pictures will be appreciated...Vintage Air instructions do not indicate any distance suggestions... Thanks I advance, Rods56
  4. Stock radiator specs

    Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    not for any practical application i suppose, but im really curious as to what the specs were for the factory radiator that came with, say, a 57? were they 2 row or 4 row, what size were the tubes?
  5. Line pressure on PG trans lines to radiator?

    Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I'm currently using a stock PG behind a rebuilt 235 6cyl. Due to overheat incidents, I had a 3-row aluminum radiator custom built. When the manufacturer put the bungs in for the radiator cooler lines at the bottom of the radiator, he put one in so close to the harmonic balancer that the steel...
  6. Radiator leak

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    The very bottom of my radiator has a circular indentation, which is dripping pretty bad. Is there supposed to be a plug or something? Its in the very center of the bottom of my factory original radiator
  7. Decision Made

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    Well as we all know, chasing radiators can be a full time job. Some love the eBay specials while others have not had the best outcome with those units. As well as you can spend $150 or $1500.... Well, I have decide to go with a Dewitts P/N 413012M. Just paced my order which is about 3 weeks out...
  8. Radiator Line Pulley Problem

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    I am going to be installing Vintage Air in my car, and as such i got a triple groove crankshaft pulley to be able to handle power steering later maybe if i want. Ive found by holding the new pulley up to the old one that the pulley will get in the way of the bottom radiator flow line. Ive been...
  9. For sale:New Griffin Radiator, New Complete BB power steering kit, used Firewall, and used Grill

    Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    Hello fellow Tri-five members. My dad has a few things to sell that he didn't use on his latest build. I have put the auctions on eBay, but if you want to get a better deal we can just go straight through PayPal. Contact me here or just buy it on eBay if you want that added security. I have 100%...
  10. To the Chevy overheating...post

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    My Setup... Two Pictures... Running an all aluminum radiator with 700R-4 Transmission (with its own separate cooling system mounted under Rt rear floorboard with its own electric fan). As you can see I have lots of space between my fan pulley and my electric fan which is mounted under the top...
  11. Use Radiator with Transmission cooler with manual Transmission

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    I'm having trouble finding the radiator I want in stock. I don't want to wait the 3-6 weeks it will take to have it made and shipped. I have found the model I want but it has a transmission cooler. I have a stick and don't need the cooler. Can I use the radiator and just not hook up (or...
  12. 55 Just Arrived - What Radiator Is This?

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    Hi Guys, hoping you can help. My 55 just arrived from Alaska... happy to see her again after 3 years. This was my Dad's car, he passed away awhile ago. Even though I have driven it the most, I have no idea what components it has in it.... yes I am embarrassed. But, I know you fine guys will...
  13. v6 radiator into a v8?????

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    can you use an original 6cyl radiator for a 350 v8 conversion with out overheating problems??
  14. Best radiator for stock position

    Cooling Systems, Radiators, Fans / A/C
    The radiator I had re-cored 30 years ago (can't even find a shop in San Diego to re-core these days) was weeping a little at the bottom, but never gave me heating problems. I decided to buy a new one. Bought a 4 row copper and brass radiator from a parts supplier in Utah who wouldn't answer my...
  15. 55 Chevy Parts for sale

    Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    I recently bought a 1955 Chevy 4 door Bel Air. As I buy a New part I want to sell the old part. I am willing to help other Chevy owners out as much as I can. 1.Have Rear back glass that is in great condition $ 50.00 2.Side glass 7 pieces including chrome around vent driver door glass was...
  16. Transmission cooler lines

    Transmission and DriveLine Questions
    Hi, I bought an external transmission cooler for my 57. The transmission is 700R4 and the cooler I bought is a "TCI Transmission Cooler, Universal" part number: 13219 from Danchuk. I will use 3/8 hard lines from the transmission to the radiator core support side filler panel, and from there I...
  17. Chick trying to be a grease monkey!

    Fuel Systems/Injection, Carburation, Supercharging
    Hi, guys! Just about ready to play in the "Mid life Crisis" but upon getting all the suspension done (rear leaf springs, front coil springs) now it's sputtering a little on acceleration, but just intermittently. It did it a couple of times yesterday on the way to get new shoes but not at all on...
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