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Old 02-23-2009, 12:45 AM   #81
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I have a CX one and i love it, cheap as hell but seems like a good quality

I reviewed it here

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You will need to move the AC condenser a little to make it fit if you get the thicko one like I did.
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Old 02-23-2009, 12:48 AM   #82
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Yeah, I had to push mine forward a little so it didn't contact the radiator.
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Old 03-09-2009, 04:12 AM   #83
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I ordered the CXRacing radiator tonight (from ebay seller ETD Racing) .... I wasn't sure at first, but then I found this helpful thread. Good stuff.
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Old 03-09-2009, 03:36 PM   #84
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FWIW, I installed a CXRacing radiator on my 90 spec miata 2 weeks ago and have run it for 3 days so far with absolutely no issues.
It bolted up a bit funny, but that's because my frame is bent.
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When I install this, how much coolant should I have ready to fill up the system?
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Old 03-10-2009, 08:52 AM   #86
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I just installed a perhaps-identical Mishimoto, and it took short of 2 gallons total. I was expecting more.

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Old 03-18-2009, 11:25 PM   #87
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Installed the CXR radiator today.

There were two glitches, both not difficult to fix.

First: the extra thickness of the CXR radiator, vs. stock, caused the fans to not easily fit around my FM throttle body elbow and FM turbo compressor-to-IC inlet piping. So I had to remove those parts, then put the new radiator in, then reinstall the FM stuff. Mangled some of the new radiator's front fins .... grumble.

Second: When I transferred the stock fans to the new radiator, four out of five holes lined up perfectly, but one was off by 1/4-inch. It took some persuading but I eventually got it to work by bolting down the "off" hole first, then attaching the other four bolts a little at a time.

Otherwise, the job was uneventful. I never changed a radiator before (I never even changed my own coolant before!) so it took me four hours instead of one.

All's well that ends well ....
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wow mine lined up perfectly, I installed the fans last as the BEGI intake is very hard to get back on in tight places.
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Mine is still going strong...
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Old 03-24-2009, 02:32 PM   #90
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im getting another one for my MSM
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Old 03-24-2009, 05:25 PM   #91
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CXRacing sells the radiator w/ shroud and 2 slim fans. Would it be better to purchase this, or a plain CXRacing radiator and use my stock fans?
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Old 05-15-2009, 11:41 PM   #92
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At long last I fitted the cxracing rad to my 00.

I fitted a slimline fan to replace the stock left hand fan and give me lots of clearance for the intercooler hose elbow.

I also had to make a new bracket for the PS hoses.

Rad going strong after a weeks now.
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I have a CX one and i love it, cheap as hell but seems like a good quality

I reviewed it here

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You will need to move the AC condenser a little to make it fit if you get the thicko one like I did.



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Old 03-19-2011, 07:07 PM   #94
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Installed mine earlier this week in my MSM. All is fine so far.

Edit - Oh ****, a two year old thread and I can't delete the post, sorry. Well, fwiw, the cxracing radiators are still good (and cheap), LOL.
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