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Rudy that looks like the radiator i have in my 57 but from a different seller. I bought mine to run in the 6cyl. location with the upper neck in the 6cyl. position. So far it has been good.
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Thanks for the feedback guys. I am going to buy it and order the brackets to move it out to the 6cyl position also. I just wanted to get some feedback on things before I purchase. I not having any overheating problems with my stock radiator... I just want to upgrade my car with some more BLING for next year. Plan on purchasing parts here and there... then during the... as I call it... the off season. Installing the upgrades. :happy0030: :party0031:
 

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I bought one and got it in yesterday. Fast shipping (3 days). He also sells them for the 6 cylinder position if you want to buy that instead of the V8 position and then getting brackets. Cosmetically it is okay. The welds are a little sloppy like someone pointed out. I am going to try and get mine in the wagon this weekend. I have some other things going on but I'll post how I think it performs.
 

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Rudy the relocating brackets are pretty easy to make and a lot cheaper that way. I have, maybe 6 bucks in mine, as opposed to the 45.00 or so to buy them. There was dimensions given here on site awhile back.
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Thanks Teryy. I will see if I can find out who posted the dimensions.
 

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I bought the exact Radiator but for the V8 Location. My 57 was running about 200 in normal driving and 230 in traffic. All I did was to replace my original Radiator with this Aluminum one and now in normal driving I run a cool 180 and when stuck in stop and go traffic it has never gotten over 200. I think its the best thing I have bought for the money for my 57 yet!
 

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I have "installed" this radiator and am having fit issues. I cannot close the hood. I bought a V8 radiator and mounting it in the 6 cylinder position. That is what I am replacing and my AC and fan are already mounted to the brackets that were in the car when I bought it. I measure 3 1/4" to 3 1/2" from the bottom of the inlet tube to the top of the filler neck without the radiator cap. The radiator I took out is only 2 1/2" tall but I am not positive it is the factory original. Does anyone know the factory measurement from the bottom of the inlet to the top of the filler neck? I know others have said they have purchased this same radiator, did you have any fit issues?
 

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The one thing that I have tried is raising the radiator on the driver side and pushing it down on the passenger side (which is where the filler neck is). This makes the inlet tube the pivot point as it is all the way down on the radiator support. I am at the point to where I would have to replace the petcock with a bolt because it will be touching the splash pan. It does not look good either, the tilt is visually obvious. Any ideas?
 

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i bought this radiator, but for the v-8 position. it came with a dent in the fins. i sent it back, got another one, very fast, no questions. i think "tjsdelivery"[i think that was the guy here], got the same one. no trouble. i`ll tell ya, this radiator, my `57 355, runs 175 to 180, allthe time. idleing in drive way, 90temp.,it takes about 25 minutes to get to 200, then driving, comes down fast.
 

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I did buy this same radiator, but have not installed yet. I am putting it in the 6 cyl. position. But, someone comented earlier that the 6 cyl. has the top hose connection off to the side to clear the hood baffle cutout. My new 6 cyl. alum. rad. has the connection in the middle like the v8. Is this going to be a problem?
 

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I did buy this same radiator, but have not installed yet. I am putting it in the 6 cyl. position. But, someone comented earlier that the 6 cyl. has the top hose connection off to the side to clear the hood baffle cutout. My new 6 cyl. alum. rad. has the connection in the middle like the v8. Is this going to be a problem?
You will have two problems. The baffle will have to be cut in the middle for the hose to go through. On mine, bought same radiator for same mount, I just finished putting a notch in the radiator support to lower the radiator enough for the hood to close without hitting the radiator cap. I will post pictures later. If you don't want to do this, then the radiator will not work for you.
 

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I bought an aluminum rad for the 6 position and it is also too tall for where I am putting it so for now I still have the 4 core stock type rad. This winter I will be cutting out the lower splash pan to make room for the bottom of the rad so I can close the hood. Good day.
 

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I bought the same 6 cyl aluminum radiator from Engineered Products on Ebay. Plan on the installation this weekend. I'm replacing my desert cooler rad currently in the V8 position with this 6 cyl radiator and it will go in the 6 cyl position. Mine also has the connection in the middle like the V8. My current radiator measures 3 1/4" to 3 1/2" from the bottom of the inlet tube to the top of the filler neck without the radiator cap. My hood baffle has the middle cutout so I hope it won't be a problem.
 

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Rudy, I purchase one of them last year and made my brackets out of stainless with a 1/2" L-lip on the back then made a top and bottom cover with the L-lip and installed the stainless where the V8 radiator was mounted and the radiator mounts in 6 cly. pos. looks like a shroud turn out nice and the radiator has no problems and it runs at 180 all the time even in town with the air on. I have a picture of it in my garage. Later Bill
 
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