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Pacecarjeff
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« on: November 09, 2006, 05:51:10 PM »

Well, it is time to pull out the 67, and fix a few of the incorrect things that I
have been putting off all these years. (if it aint broke....).
i have collected the correct water pump, 4 blade fan and spacer.
And finally found the correctly dated 880 manifold.

The big item that I still need is a correct Harrison radiator.

Any Idea where i can find one?
I hear that Heartbeat has a very correct reproduction - is this true?
Or, should I continue to wait to find an original one? which is not getting any easier.
I have some harrison tanks, buy they are not Camaro ones, can anyone reconfigure them?

It says here in the reports, that I need a 3 core 23" for the 1967 L-35 Auto - 396-325
"67-68    BB auto =  OM"

Is this going to be less productive then the 4 core I am now using?
Should I just leave it alone? -
I am not running hot after many years of trial and error, here in south Florida.
Will changing from a 4 core radiator w/ 5 blade clutch ,to the correct 3 core radiator, and 4 blade fan-
going to give me problems?
Any opinions? Huh
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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2006, 10:59:34 PM »

According to Kurt's report, it looks like I need:

3 core harrison radiator.
Auto trans 23"
Tank marking: OM, with a date code of June "F" or earlier.
Tag marked: UO 3013685   

Anyone know where I can find an original one.
I am going to keep looking.

At least if I get the origianl one and it runs too hot.
I don't have to feel bad about reinstalling the 4 core, and keeping it.
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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2006, 03:30:30 PM »

Jeff, cant help you on finding a rad, but a local rad shop guy is skilled and took a tamraz rad (core looks very close) and mounted the my SS350 original tanks for $50.
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« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2006, 03:38:01 PM »

That would be great, anyone have any original BB tanks?  Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2006, 04:35:08 PM »

Jeff try these guys,i just got an original 3 core with nice harrison tanks from them
http://www.allamericanclassics.com/
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« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2006, 04:57:48 PM »

Jeff try these guys,i just got an original 3 core with nice harrison tanks from them
http://www.allamericanclassics.com/
No luck - he told me to go buy a new one for $150.
He said the radiators to him were always worth more as scrap.
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« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2006, 06:31:29 PM »

dont we all wish we could buy a new one for 150.00? I was sure he might have been able to help. sorry .
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« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2006, 10:24:34 PM »

Found one!!!
EXACTLY what I needed, and an original shroud to go with it.
Pretty expensive, but a great deal compared to other options.

Seller was nice enough to end early and sell it to me.  eBay auction

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