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SBF in '90 vert, in a pickle!

Old 02-23-2007, 08:36 AM
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I wanted to use the stock FC radiator. I called the guy at Granny's Speed Shop, he said that if I'm going to use the stock rad in Florida, I'd probably want to use the oil cooler as well (utilizing an oil filter sandwich plate thingy).

But, I also have the a/c condensor (which I'm relocating the round oil cooler tube using Granny's mounts). But then I was thinking, where would I put the oil cooler? Then I remembered I have the automatic transmission fluid cooler as well, no idea where to put that.

So should I bother trying to find where to mount these 4 heat exchangers, or should I blow cash on a larger radiator, so I don't have to worry about the oil cooler? That would only leave the question of where to put the tranny cooler, but that would also be a bunch of money for me that I really didn't want to spend.
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Old 02-26-2007, 05:14 PM
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I would say a small block ford has no reason for a oil cooler.

Ditch the stock mazda radiator and use a nice aluminum one with a tranny cooler in it. You could always add a $35 aftermarket trans oil cooler after its up and running and you get a little more cash.

I got my radiator from summit, cost $175 or something like that.

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