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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-12-2017, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
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MTF Radiator ????

I have read and follow a lot of good write ups on swapping 24" radiators into 65/66 cars and have been planning something along those lines when my Coyote goes in.
However, I have also noticed that Mustangs To Fear has a radiator kit with fans included that bolts right in. It says no mods but it looks like SOME mods are needed. It is rated for up to 700 HP.
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Does anyone have any experience with it? Good...bad...indifferent? At $995 it isn't cheap but by the time you buy a quality radiator and fan setup, brackets and start cutting and moving everything, I doesn't sound like a bad deal.

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I have the MTF radiator on my coupe and plan to get another one for the fastback. Bolted in no issues. Works great, it is a custom Griffin radiator.
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It is the same setup that I have on my 65 Fastback, and it is great. Consider using Evans waterless coolant as it will lower the Psi of the system from 16 to 7. This means hoses will last longer, has a much higher boiling point, no need to change the coolant for at least 10 years, and you don't have to worry about corrosion between dissimilar metals. Just a thought since you will be putting in a new engine, and all new hoses.
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Ok thanks guys!

Been thinking about the waterless coolant

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Ok thanks guys!

Been thinking about the waterless coolant
The only thing you need to clean out is the heater core, and some Evans prep will do that just fine. Will the engine be new, if so no problem? If not then you'll need to drain the block, and use the Prep when it is all together to make sure you get as much of the old coolant out as possible.

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