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Re: [oletrucks] Radiator

To: "Kevin D. Pennell" <oletwuk@fastrus.com>,
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Radiator
From: "Mark Self" <markself@discover.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2000 19:24:11 -0700
Hi all:
    Went to this site.  The 4 core radiator (RDR-42) looks like what I need.
Question:  It staes that it is for the '47-'53 Chevy AD.  I have a '55 1st.
I think they're the same, can any of you confirm?  Sounds like a fair price,
for what you get.

            Mark Self
         Redlands, CA
   '55 1st 5-window 3100
   "Sentimental Journey"

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin D. Pennell" <oletwuk@fastrus.com>
To: "Oletrucks" <oletrucks@autox.team.net>; "Charles Culver"
Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2000 6:40 AM
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] Radiator

> The name "Desert Cooler" was used by one retailer that I spoke with in
> reference to a 4-core heavy duty radiator.  There are many out there that
> don't use that specific name.  Here's a link for you shoppers.
> iator+and+Engine+Cooling+Items
> Yours,
> Kevin P.
> '59 Apache 38/NAPCO
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Culver [mailto:sculver@iwl.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2000 10:06 PM
> To: Kevin D. Pennell
> Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Radiator
> Kevin-
> I hear you, brother.  Tell me, what exactly is a Desert Cooler radiator,
> where can I find one?
> Smokey Culver
> '50 3600 5-window (mine)
> '58 Apache (hers)
> League City, Texas
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin D. Pennell <oletwuk@fastrus.com>
> To: Jim Cramer <jcramer1@epix.net>; oletrucks <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2000 9:26 PM
> Subject: RE: [oletrucks] Radiator
> >Hi,
> >
> >  While attempting to have my own radiator rebuilt, I fell out when
> a
> >price for a re-core.  After the obligatory "Duhhhhhh?", I was told that
> >there are "Original" style cores out there (something about honeycomb?)
> >these are "very" expensive.  My quote included over 400.00 for the new
> >alone, less labor. It "probably" included the cost of the matches
> >to light the torch used for soldering, an EPA fee for any ozone damage
> >could possibly occur in the process of the matches lighting, a disposal
> >for the old core (which HAD to including transportation to an approved
> >dumping ground definitely located at least 7 states away) and a Foo-Foo
> >of paint or two to dress it up as well, plus the rental of a climate
> >controlled dust free paint booth to ensure a purrrrfect job of painting
> with
> >the foo-foo can, among other things...
> >
> >  My truck "IS" a 100 point truck, though the 100 points I'm referring to
> >are all references to things that are broken or rusted! Since I'm simply
> >trying to keep the old girl alive and in no way am considering a
> restoration
> >at this point, I opted for a "Desert Cooler" radiator which fits great,
> >works very well.  No complaints.  Several hundred dollars cheaper, and
> >does just fine, thank you...
> >
> >Yours,
> >Kevin P.
> >'59 Apache 38/NAPCO
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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