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__________________ 2007 6.7 3500 MCLB SUNCOAST Comp68/EFI/BATMO 466 ON STEED SPEED 2ND GEN MANIFOLD/PPE DUAL CP3S/AD 165/II R1'S/BOD INTAKE/ROAD ARMOR/22.5s AMERICAN FORCE/HELLMAN SUMP/TRANSFER FLOW 55&45GAL/FIRESTONE AIRBAGS/PACE EDWARDS BED COVER/BANKS IC/COOLANT BYPASS/AMP RESEARCH STEPS 2007 6.7 3500 QCSBUnder the knife 2008 6.7 2500 QCSB Under the knife Trucks tuned by ATP
Got some good leads so far, there seems to be plenty of room to go with a thicker actual "Core" and still be a little narrower than the actual tank width.
Take a closer look at a stock radiator and you should understand what I mean.. they aren't even taking advantage of the width they have.. it necks down almost 1/2 inch on either side from the tanks to the core!
I will keep everyone posted, I might be able to make this a production part in the end!
Ok, I have had some discussions with my Radiator shop.
While building and mass producing a larger radiator would be awesome, I'm not sure it would be feasible as the first few would probably cost in excess of $1100
However, they have deduced that the bottom THIRD of the stock radiator isn't getting utilized properly due to the location of the lower radiator hose.. if you've looked you'll see that it is 2/3rd the way down the radiator. The coolant is going to take the quickest way out so the bottom may remain somewhat stagnant compared to the flow through the upper part of the radiator.
They are going to be modifying my stock radiator to slow the water down along with re-directing the water through the bottom portion so it gets utilized more efficiently.
I will test this "mod" on my truck and if everything works out we might start an exchange program, IE have 2 or 3 radiators on hand, then take good cores on exchange.
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