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Old 06-03-2007, 06:05 PM   #1
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Anyone know the record? i wanna know if anyone has pushed it to the limit or if it becomes a liability as i am thinking it does but only with a big IC/AC in the way.
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depends alot on how hard you drive it, if i keep it at 6 grand up hills hitting boost every now and then it cant handle it and i am probly sub 200's (no idea) driving around ******* it hear and there no problem. i am already looking to make one here pretty soon.
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i hope my "automatic" radiator can hang.
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Anyone know the record? i wanna know if anyone has pushed it to the limit or if it becomes a liability as i am thinking it does but only with a big IC/AC in the way.
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No idea what the record would be. But Ben appears to be making pretty good power with a stock rad. I think it'll have less to do with ultimate power and more to do with the health of the cooling system and the use of the car.
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Old 06-04-2007, 11:39 AM   #5
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Yes I am using the stock rad. But also taking additional measures to keep underhood temps in check. My front turn signals are gone, and I have a cardboard mock-up radiator top plate installed. I just finished the dual fan mod. Next step is a vented hood.

I am unsure if the stock rad will survive this summer or not. So far it is working, but it's not going to be HOT until next month.
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