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Old 07-23-2009, 04:13 PM   #1
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Hey guys,
I was just wondering who makes the best aluminum radiators. Of course I think its going to be based on personal opinions but from personal experiences can some of you guys tell me who you like and why you like it.

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whoever makes the cheapest, most efficient radiator, makes the best one.
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best=cheapest=godspeed*(china made)

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*I think I rubbed a whole in mine when I installed it, I'm uninstalling this weekend to check it out.
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thats what the name of that was. I was talking to a guy at infineon and he told me what it was but I couldnt remember to save my life. Thanks Chris...Ill check out Mishimoto as well
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PWRs are the best IMO.

Mine has been flawless. They aren't cheap though.
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Ryan, this is the second question you have asked this week that has been covered MANY TIMES!! Try the freaking search feature!!
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friend's car had overheating issues with the godspeed........went back to OE and hasn't had any issue since.

i'm just sayin'.......
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sorry zoomin. I didnt mean to offend you. I was just wondering because I am in need of buying a new one.
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Mishimoto absolutely. Priced right, lifetime warranty, cools my buddy's LS1 swapped 240 without any issues...
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friend's car had overheating issues with the godspeed........went back to OE and hasn't had any issue since.

i'm just sayin'.......
Your friend also went back to stock fans. I think the fans were a big part of the problem.
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ron davis, CRR, fluidamper, or any double-pass sprint car radiator. Ducting is what makes radiators great.
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It seems the the "best" would be the new cross flow radiators from ron davis and springfield dyno, but with pricing around 600 dollars its probably not the best for price/cooling gain.

When i go to replace my stocker it will be with a cx racing radiator with fan should/low pro fans, because at ~260 shipped it is a killer deal.
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PRC Double Pass Racing Radiator
Double pass @ $212. Will Require some skills.

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I'm extremely happy with my 53mm Koyo...
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PRC Double Pass Racing Radiator
Double pass @ $212. Will Require some skills.
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So skills why? Because the inlet and the outlet are both on the passenger side?
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Yes - and you have to build a cradle to hang it. But none of it's very difficult IMO.
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it is a very nice piece though...I dont think making it work would be hard at all...and its a really good price too
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Quality part made in the USA at just over $200? Good job PRC. If I didn't already have the Godspeed I'd fab in one of these just for the patriotism.
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