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1973 plymouth Cuda... I need a "Direct Fit" preformance Radiator

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  1. CudaK

    CudaK Active Member

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    I've been looking at more than a few of the radiator company's and their radiators they offer "so many units" it seems hard to pick the right one.... not all offer the dimensions so this is what I'm looking for:

    Direct fit preformance radiator with a built in transmission cooler.
    Inlet on: driver side
    Outlet on: passenger side
    Core support opening across: 22"
    Mounting bolts across: 24 1/2 or 24 3/4
    Mounting bolts up/down: 14 1/2

    Engine: 360 .40 over
    Edelbrock heads 63cc
    Six pack set up
    260/260 484 lift
    Dougs headers
    Built 904 tranny w/3000 Hughes stall converter
    Running a 195 thermostat as recommended with six pack set up.

    Looking for most efficient, best cooling and direct fit to OEM mounting not wanting to modify the core support.

    Thanks for the help
     
  2. dolphin3111

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    I use a Griffin exact fit on my Challenger big block with a high compression race engine. These things cool very well with the two rows of elongated tubing. The exact fit will bolt up to your stock radiator supports. Expensive but very high quality.

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  3. rklein71

    rklein71 Well-Known Member

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    My Champion was a direct fit, as far as bolting to the core support and hose locations. Attaching the fan shroud, no go.
    Rod
     
  4. DrEamer

    DrEamer Well-Known Member

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    Give Cold Case a try, they are a site sponsor here. Nothing but great reports on the A Body board. You may be able to get a discount as well.
     
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  5. CudaK

    CudaK Active Member

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    Weird thing is a 1973 Cuda SB does not use or list a radiator shroud from the factory
     
  6. CudaK

    CudaK Active Member

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    I looked on their site and it was confusing to me as they listed fits A,B and E Body
    I did go on their site and was confusing to me they listed 8 different and not sure if any had a built in tranny cooler
     
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  7. DrEamer

    DrEamer Well-Known Member

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    They have them with tranny coolers, you may want to give them a call to make sure you get the correct one though.
     
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    CudaK Active Member

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    Ordered up a Cold Case Radiator.....let ya'll know how it goes in and how it performs

    Thanks for the help
     
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    You got it! Good luck!
     
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  12. CITRON YELLA 71

    CITRON YELLA 71 Member

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    I have a 71 challenger and got my radiator from Ledfoot Racing.
    Direct fit and has transmission cooler. They have them for Cudas as well.
     
  13. moparleo

    moparleo Well-Known Member

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    The car was a non-a/c car? Narrower radiator.
     
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    CITRON YELLA 71 Member

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    Ledfoot carries the 22" size.
     
  15. CudaK

    CudaK Active Member

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    The factory Cuda 22" radiator shroud I purchased was not even close to fitting, a very expensive mistake.... BUMMER
     
  16. Ccas

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    I told you we hadn't tested the 22" shroud for your year. :(

    I will be very surprised that anyone has a direct fit aluminum 1 1/4" tube radiator that accepts the factory shroud.

    However, we can take care of you! e-mail me some pics and let's figure out a plan for you! chrisc@coldcaseradiators.com