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Re: [oletrucks] Question about 283 vs. 350

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Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Question about 283 vs. 350
From: CyrusR@aol.com
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 22:34:45 EDT
In a message dated 4/19/99 9:31:07 PM Central Daylight Time, 
Snwbord24@aol.com writes:

> Randy,
>  I am currently running a 350 w/ HEI out of a '79 Camaro.  This engine and 
> the 
>  radiator it had in it came with the truck.  I'm pretty sure the radiator 
was 
> 
>  not stock but I had cooling problems with it anyway because it was only a 
2 
>  core copper/brass radiator.  I had a new four core copper/brass radiator 
>  custom fab'd to fit in the stock brackets and I no longer have any cooling 
>  problems.  i.e. I don't think your stock radiator will cool a 350 or even 
>  possibly the 283 if your truck came with a 6 cylinder originally but I'm 
not 
> 
>  sure about that.  I had a '56 stepside with a 265 V-8 and the stock 
radiator 
> 
>  cooled it just fine. Lots of luck.
>  
>  Shane Lesteberg
>  '57 Chevy stepside 4x4
>  oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
>  
>  
Shane,
My truck was an original V8, so I'm sure the radiator would cool the 283 OK, 
but I'm not sure about the 350.  
Randy

Randy Underwood
CyrusR@aol.com
Springdale, AR
57 1/2 Ton
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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