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Post by Insane Eddie » Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:09 pm

I was just wandering what the easiest and cheapest way to get a bigger radiator into my 2.8i is or should I just sick with the original one and get a decent fan on the go?

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Post by Coops » Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:31 pm

why do you need a bigger rad mate?
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Post by Insane Eddie » Sun Nov 25, 2007 11:00 pm

It just seems to run bloody hot, I?ve only got it started a couple of times recently due to the work I?ve been doing and I?ve just taken half of it apart again but last time I had it running for about 25 mins and the gage was nearly all the way up. The rads ok and the water pump is new was just checking my options really.

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Post by csr » Sun Nov 25, 2007 11:44 pm

The 2.8 rad is a pile of 5hite in all honesty.

It's border line on ability to keep things cool.

The 2.8 engine is not good but with a good rad it could be pass-able.

Have a look at www.caprisport.com - 2.9 12V and 24V pages

The Sierra rad and fans needs some tin work but cooling issues are a thing of the past.

Worth the work for peace of mind if nothing else.
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