it should cost about 300 bucks to recore it to a 4 row if the tanks can handle
that. you can have them make the rad taller if there hood clearance enough. 581
is a lot of money
Karl Lutes wrote:
> Thanks to everybody on the list for their input regarding my too hot 454.
> I'm going to look first into getting something moving more air than the
> electric fan I've got in there. I didn't have room to put the stock fan in.
> Does anybody know if there is a smaller or low profile fan for tight spaces?
> Maybe I'll look into adapting or modifying one to augment the electric fan,
> or look harder for a bigger better electric fan.
> I'll probably get the radiator cored, as well even though i might end up
> putting a heavyduty rad in there. I guess it will depend on how much the
> difference in getting it cored compared to the 581.50 for a new heavy duty
> rad will cost. Then I'll move on to the water pump if need be.
> I don't mind spending the money nearly so bad if it ends up working when I'm
> done. I guess we all know we can end up spending more by trying to get by
> cheaply at first.
> Again, thanks a whole bunch for some great feedback and suggestions. Its
> been a great day for Oletrucks....lots of great tips, two new great web
> pages to add to favs (http://www.geocities.com/mike_klepp/index.html and
> http://www.hotrodstogo.com/), where I need to be driving (BTW- how much for
> transmission fluid and antifreeze in Venezuela?) and decorating and fashion
> tips to boot!! Shoo whee I'm tired.
> Karl Lutes
> Union KY
> 55 2nd GMC in progress
> 58 chev FS in limbo
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