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Old 03-04-2013, 08:15 AM
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I am looking to pick up an original 1954 radiator. Does anyone know if there were different size radiators for 1954 F-100's?
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Do you have a 6 cyl. or 8? They are different. Personally unless you are going for authenticity, swap over to a newer Dodge radiator. I picked up a new radiator that required very little mod for $110 at Autozone. Anything original is prone to corrosion and failure and anything recored is big bucks $$$. Good luck.
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Do you have a 6 cyl. or 8? They are different. Personally unless you are going for authenticity, swap over to a newer Dodge radiator. I picked up a new radiator that required very little mod for $110 at Autozone. Anything original is prone to corrosion and failure and anything recored is big bucks $$$. Good luck.
can you tell me what year Dodge, car or truck, etc/ I want to look into this.
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Do you have a 6 cyl. or 8? They are different. Personally unless you are going for authenticity, swap over to a newer Dodge radiator. I picked up a new radiator that required very little mod for $110 at Autozone. Anything original is prone to corrosion and failure and anything recored is big bucks $$$. Good luck.
I have a 239 V-8 & was looking for an authentic look. Is there a way to tell what size raditor to look for? i.e. - numbers or size?
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If your 239 is a overhead V8.I have one that has been recored.And will sell cheap as I have replaced it with a aluminum one.
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can you tell me what year Dodge, car or truck, etc/ I want to look into this.
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Not sure what motor you have but here is the FTE link I used when I did my last build. I won't try to explain it all, just refer you to the best of FTE

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/11...ce-needed.html
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If your 239 is a overhead V8.I have one that has been recored.And will sell cheap as I have replaced it with a aluminum one.
I am interested in your radiator...I tried sending a private message. Will try again.
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