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Re: Overheating Blues

PlyBoyDoct@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 9/1/99 9:31:40 AM Pacific Daylight Time, tm2@earthlink.net
> writes:
> > I just put in a new Modine radiator because the top neck broke off.  The
> >  new radiator really cools
> >  compared to the old alum. one.
> The top of my radiator neck broke off too, and left me with about 1/2 inch on
> where I can clamp the hose to.  Its been working fine, but do you think I
> should replace it with another one?  What is Modine made of?
> I was actually thinking about putting ANOTHER radiator on my car, that is as
> small as a turbo and can go next to the turbo.  This way when i'm driving at
> high speeds, I would be running 2 radiators.  Just a thought.  Any comments
> on this?  Do you guys think that I can use the another type 44 intercooler
> and use it as a radiator?  Will it handle the added water?  Do you guys think
> this is a stupid idea?
> Jason C
> 89 200t10v
> Redmond WA


The Modine is made if brass and seems to cool better than the alum.
If your cooling system is in good shape you shouldn't need a second

The early 80 to 83 5000 diesels had a second radiator where the 
intercooler is on the 5000/200 turbos.  About the same size except 
alittle longer.

Pat Korach
Kirkland, WA