1275, downflow, 95 degrees ambient everyday for 1st month of 1275
transplant, no problems at all.
> From: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>
> To: Paul A. Dolloff, Ph.D. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Radiator
> Date: Monday, December 07, 1998 9:18 PM
> Paul wrote:
> > With a 1275 and the original vertical flow, I experienced dreadful
> > overheating problems. Although I haven't had much time behind the
> > wheel after the conversion, I didn't experience any over heating with
> > the recored cross flow. Is that due to the crossflow or the new core
> > or both? By the way, the orginal vertical flow was cleaned, checked,
> > and was working perfectly.
> I have been (and prefer) the old style down flow radiators. I run hot
> 1275s and never had an overheating problem except maybe 200 degrees
> while sitting in traffic when the ambient temp is 95+.
> I have had nothing but troubles with the cross flows (just changed one
> tonight in a 74 Midget) Almost put a down flow in it but I kept it
> I would just like to hear how many others have troubles with down flows.
> I only had one recored in 27 years, all the others are old stock picked
> out of parts cars and swap meets. And I just flush them out with a
> garden hose.
> Just curious
> Frank Clarici
> Toms River, NJ
> Lots of LBCs