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Post  swifty 10/09/12, 01:39 pm

whats the best upgrade to keep cooling temps down in all the heat yesturday i was strugling a little nothing serious but planing on doing track days so needs to stay cool???? (i have no heater matrix and a standard normal rad)
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Post  dominator 10/09/12, 03:56 pm

Std justy or gti?
I know the 4wd saloon rads are fractionaly thicker than gti rad

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Post  swifty 10/09/12, 04:03 pm

standard gti rad i was thinking of getting a civic alloy one but wasnt sure if that wuld be enuff by itself or weather to put duct in from the front aswel as my intercooler covers most of the rad
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Post  dominator 10/09/12, 06:19 pm

andy b used a audi 80 rad on his rally swift, almost twice the size and fits nicly on the xmember

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Post  Tim154 10/09/12, 11:11 pm

Try a twin core all ally rad. There meant to help keep temps lower.

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Post  swifty 11/09/12, 07:44 am

yer thats what im thinking one of them honda ally twin core ones mite have to just move the outlet at the bottom to clear my exhaust, my turbo setup etc means i cant have a rad going right acros the front unfortuantly
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Post  Tim154 11/09/12, 10:57 am

Ive got a swift gti twin core ally rad from australia for my turbo build. Didnt cost much and is same size as a standard one just thicker.

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Post  swifty 12/09/12, 11:26 am

how much was it and were di you get it from
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Post  Tim154 13/09/12, 12:01 am

I paid £110 incl delivery from audtralia from auto sourcing. Try contacting them on betterlife8209@yahoo.com.cn

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Post  swifty 19/09/12, 01:41 pm

how long ago did you get yours as i emailed them and havnt had a reply cheers
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Post  Adam.T 21/09/12, 07:40 am

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Post  Ryan... 22/09/12, 08:50 am

Could get a lower temp thermostat aswell??

Should slow the getting red hot process down a fair whack

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Post  Tim154 22/09/12, 07:14 pm

Are you using a block guard as they make the engines run hotter?

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Post  swifty 23/09/12, 07:11 pm

No havnt got block guard n yer thought about taking stat out and trying it
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