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Which Scirocco Style Radiator?? #2511920
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I currently have a Ron Davis Scirocco radiator setup which has served me well with my NA engines. This older radiator seems to be rather small with a core that is only maybe 1 1/4" thick. I'm going to a forced induction setup and thought a little better radiator would be helpful. Which of the common Scirocco radiators would be best: Griffin, AFCO, Ron Davis, Champion, or some other I can't think of at the moment. It needs to be a Scirocco style because I have the shroud, fan, mount, and overflow can etc. Which would help me the most?? Thanks, Max

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Re: Which Scirocco Style Radiator?? [Re: Blucuda413] #2518385
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I was sure with all the hi horsepower cars out there that someone would have some experience with different Scirocco style radiators. Any inputs????

Re: Which Scirocco Style Radiator?? [Re: Blucuda413] #2518390
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I have used a couple afco's they seem to have the most options for the more economical prices.

Re: Which Scirocco Style Radiator?? [Re: Forest] #2518394
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I would shy away from the Scirocco style radiators. After 2-3 years of hard use they start spreading the plastic tanks apart.


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Re: Which Scirocco Style Radiator?? [Re: pittsburghracer] #2518510
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The AFCO's and others are all aluminum...I agree though I wouldn't run a plastic tanked radiator in a drag car.

Re: Which Scirocco Style Radiator?? [Re: Blucuda413] #2518673
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I'm definitely not asking about a real Scirocco radiator, I have one of those that was put away on a shelf more than 15 years ago. I'm asking about a Scirocco style racing radiator such as Forest has in the picture. I'm really asking what brand is most favored by those that need such a radiator?? Forest, what brand is that I can't really make out the name. Thanks, Max

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It saids AFCO in his post.


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Re: Which Scirocco Style Radiator?? [Re: pittsburghracer] #2518804
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yes its a AFCO...

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Thanks, beautiful car!!!!!

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Forest, what is the part number for your AFCO radiator? I can't find a picture of one that is like yours. Thanks, Max

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Originally Posted By Blucuda413
Forest, what is the part number for your AFCO radiator? I can't find a picture of one that is like yours. Thanks, Max


they have a few different configurations, I changed this one from a upper hose to dual -12's for the upper and added the Meziere plate for the radiator mounted water pump..



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