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Old 09-20-2011, 01:33 PM   #1
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Pretty soon I'm going to be purchasing a new radiator, and I'm contemplating which one to buy. I'm between the koyo 37 mm and the trackspeed monster. Right now this is a daily driven car and it will be for at least the next year or two. I will be doing some autocross and eventually track days.

I know that the Koyo will be enough for almost all street driving conditions, but this third time around building my turbo setup, I've been building/buying everything to make my car ready for the track eventually. I dont want to have to swap out a new radiator again when i start going to the track, and lose some money reselling the koyo.

Also, Savington told me that the trackspeed rad wouldn't overcool my car as long as i have a functioning thermostat.

So, should i buy what would work for me for now, or buy once and never have to buy again?
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I dont want to have to swap out a new radiator again when i start going to the track, and lose some money reselling the koyo.
Answered your own question.
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Your rad comes with the radiator cap and drain plug correct? And I just re-read that it will fit with large sway bars and oem fan, thats a big +. When are you expecting more in stock, and how do i pre-order?
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the 37mm has been fine for my semi-stock power. but if you KNOW you will be tracking it in a year or two and you don't want to buy another radiator, then your question isn't really a question after all...

And yes, overcooling won't be a problem as long as your thermostat is working.
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i am trying to figure out if koyo or TS is the answer.

i already know i want the TS rad, but am looking for someone to cup my ***** while i click the "add to cart" button.

any takers?

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Hey mr gay ball cupper wannabe stop being jealous because you will never Be cool enough to contemplate buying a radiator that is this badass.
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Well considering you apparently don't know whether you're buying the TS radiator or the koyo... how can i possibly know whether or not to agree with your assertion on whether my coolness rating is above the required threshold for radiator badassness? Unpossible, I believe. :-)

If you're setting it up to be track ready, get the TS. Period.
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The truth is I did need a couple people to push me into getting the ts rad, so I'm gonna . Thank you devin Mac.
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I'll be out in your neck of the woods around Christmas, and can retroactively cup your sack at that point in time.

In the meantime, cup it yourself, roll them around a bit, and picture my avatar while you order that bad boy.
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