Chevy Tri Five Forum banner
1 - 2 of 2 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
626 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Hi guys,

Pulled out the engine and trans in my 56 today and was wundering about moving the rad from V-8 position to 6cyl. position.

I'm running the sure fit kit.
-Condensor brackets and condensor hardlines are different, need to change.
-Eliminate mech. engine fan and run electric VA #370256-VCA monster fan with shroud. Anyone using this, something different or similar? Success?
-To reuse my desert cooler 4-row rad, also need the side conversion plates as well?
-6 cyl. upper and lower rad hoses?
-Rad support the same? Under hood brace has the centre notch (orig. V-8 car), that is o.k?

I think that should cover the swap?

Thanks for any input or suggestions.

:blowtiedb:
 

·
Administrator & Tech Articles
Joined
·
52,876 Posts
The good thing about 55/56 is the upper radiator inlet is in the center on both the V8 and 6 cyl....Therfore, the hood baffle will be notched properly for you.

You can easily make you own plates or ust angle iron.

 
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
Top