radiator question

Heating / Cooling / AC

  1. moparmike98

    moparmike98 Well-Known Member

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    First off how do you measure it, are there specific points to use? I got 26 inches wide and 22 inches tall I believe which seems odd to me. It looks stock to me but I don't know. 72 duster. It did have an engine swap. I maybe looking into an aluminum one
     
  2. Rudy`s Ride

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    You measure the core itself, (the fined area). They will be close to 18 high and 22 wide for a 22 rad. By the sounds of your measurements you are measuring the tanks and saddles with it. If your core is 22 high you may have a truck rad that will not fit a A-body.
     
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    Yes, the dimensions normally stated are for the core. I think your year was still 18"H x 22"W. If a slant engine w/o AC, it usually had a filler plate on the side, anything to save 5 cents. Maybe AZ slants got the full-width radiator.
     
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    ...make sure the core on your new unit matches the rad opening in your Duster
     
  5. nm9stheham

    nm9stheham Well-Known Member

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    Or open up the core opening if you get a bigger rad.
     
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