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Over heat? FIRST GEN All aluminum 3 row radiators!

94Fexplorerxlt

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damn I was gonna get one of these but I cant find em on ebay anymore!! I knew I should have jumped on it a few weeks back. I bought a standard two row plastic one two years ago from radiator classic and it started leaking. They said they would send me a new replacement once I send back the failed one.I need to be able to drive my X so I was just gonna get the all aluminum then just sell or keep the plastic replacement
 
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There is more coming . Should be soon . But if you can hold out the 3 core is worth the wait . fr-425 will bump this thread once more comes up for sale . ;)
 
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I went ahead and bought the regular 2-row plastic tank rad for now because going to WV next weekend. Still going to get this one when it gets back in stock though
 
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Had to make an account because im excited to get my hands on one of these too; Ive gotton an ETA from Radiator classic for the aluminum 3 row radiators that they will be getting them in about mid-august for anyone that can hold out.
 
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Had to make an account because im excited to get my hands on one of these too; Ive gotton an ETA from Radiator classic for the aluminum 3 row radiators that they will be getting them in about mid-august for anyone that can hold out.


Thanks for the heads up! :thumbsup:
 
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Each time I see this thread, I'm tempted to get one for when I change out the hoses and flush the system. I'm going to be removing the radiator anyway to get rid of the last of the A/C system. I don't have any issues with the current radiator which is a remanufactured plastic tank style so it's hard to justify spending money on this one. However, I'm all for preventative maintenance :D
 
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You can take my word on it or fr-425's word , these 3 cores do the job . I also got word to call rad. classic in august to check up on them . was going to pm fr-425 but I forgot .. :D my next thing to do is an electric fan which will keep it cooler &^ a steering box I am just to lazy to change . :roll::salute:
 
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Not to hijack but how do you tell how many cores your radiator has? I was told the one in my Ex was "extra thick".
 
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I had the HD cooling package on my ex & it had 2 cores . the tubes were wide the 3 cores have the alum. tanks which is really nice .
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This is a pic of my stock rad.
If you look between the coil & the tank you will see 2 flat tubes going from one side to the other . that is a 2 core . hope this helps
 
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That does help. Mine looks exactly like yours, with plastic tanks. I have the factory transmission cooler so I probably got the towing package. Temps are rising the last few days but the engine's stayed cool, around the N and O. No issues with my cooling setup but I know it needs help. Tempting to upgrade... :)
 
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LOL !! sounds like you are talking yourself into a new rad. I also have the factory trans. oil cooler . mine had the towing package . It started out as a DOD auto. so it was taken care of . Once more become available fr-425 will bump the thread . :salute:
 
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LOL !! sounds like you are talking yourself into a new rad. I also have the factory trans. oil cooler . mine had the towing package . It started out as a DOD auto. so it was taken care of . Once more become available fr-425 will bump the thread . :salute:

RadiatorClassic sent me this email recently

Hello,
We do not show it coming any time soon
Thank You
MG

- radiatorclassic
 
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One of these has been keeping my '94 with the SOHC engine cool for 5 years now!
 
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Radiator classic has the three row back out on e-bay. Just ordered mine $146 free shipping I think 5 are left. Steve.:exp:
 
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Does anyone know if the auto trans radiator will fit the manual trans application? Is it just a matter of using a different lower radiator hose?
 
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Does anyone know if the auto trans radiator will fit the manual trans application? Is it just a matter of using a different lower radiator hose?

For first gens they are swappable either way.lower hose is only difference. I run a manual rad in my auto ex.
 
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Thanks for paying attention [MENTION=232987]gmbroy[/MENTION]!

Just bought me a fresh one. Nice!
 
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