Modernizing 65 Dart Radiator Coolant Overflow

Discussion in 'Heating / Cooling / AC' started by BentBow, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. BentBow

    BentBow 65 Dart GT & 66 Barracuda

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    When I started bringing this old girl back from the grave, I had the radiator fixed. I don't think they rodded it out. I think he just fixed the leak.
    Well, once I got her road worth and pass inspection, It would puke coolant on the ground after driving. Then a few of the next times driving it, it would got on the hot side of the gauge.
    Pop the radiator cap and add almost a gallon of water/coolant.
    Got a wild hair and started searching recovery tanks. Looking at pictures, but not knowing size.
    I said what the hell, I own a 2 dodge trucks, a 08 2500 and a 92 Dakota. Let's order one of them and see.
    92 Dakota, fit like it was OEM, after I made a bracket out of some scrap aluminum.
    Right in front of the battery tray and radiator support.

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    • toolmanmike

      toolmanmike FABO Staff Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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      Nice, I was hoping you would start a thread and show us.
       
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      1963dartgt Well-Known Member

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      Well i know what im doing saturday. Thanks for the pics and info.
       
    • BentBow

      BentBow 65 Dart GT & 66 Barracuda

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      RockAuto has them for $17
      92 Dodge Dakota - Recovery Tank.