Radiator Swap Out

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RideQuality
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Radiator Swap Out

Post by RideQuality » Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:19 pm

I am looking at getting rid of the overflow tank and installing a conventional Radiator with fill cap in my 65 Tbird.
Has any of you guys done this or know what parts would fit?
I figure I would also have to change the thermostat housing out as well...
Thanks for any help
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Dirty Birdy
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Post by Dirty Birdy » Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:04 am

Lots of guys have done this with their 390s, just not many that own thunderbirds. You may have better luck finding your answer at a site called Club Hot Rod Forums. They have a motor tech section with a sub section specifically for FE motors. You would have to source out a thermostat housing off of something like a mustang or truck with the FE and the same could be said for the rad as well. Or just run a custom alluminum one.
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