The extra steps we took to avoid an overheating race car

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Update by Tim Suddard to the Ford Mustang Fastback project car
Sep 12, 2023 | Ford, Mustang, Vintage Racing, cooling, Ford Mustang, Cooling System, Vintage Race Car

All engines create heat. Race engines create even more heat. So we needed to assemble a cooling system that could handle our needs, especially down here in the South. 

Back before painting the engine compartment, we took the first steps to fit the used Griffin radiator that we sourced from Cobra Automotive. This aluminum radiator, designed by Cobra Automotive for its …

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Noddaz GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
9/12/23 10:50 a.m.

Very nice.  Very nice.

Have you had any thought of some sort of cover between the grill and the core support to direct air through the radiator?

fidelity101 UberDork
9/12/23 11:11 a.m.

big fan of griffin, I always use their products for my coolers. 

msterbeau Reader
9/12/23 2:26 p.m.

Speaking of big fans. This should help:


AClockworkGarage Dork
9/12/23 4:20 p.m.

I am surprised to see wooden blades.

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