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Using 318 radiator on my 383 challenger build

shovelhead

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I want to use my 26" radiator (318 sb) a/c car on my 383 challenger build ,which hoses do i need and which supplier has them?cheers,Jon
 

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Im using radiator as it is the larger 26" wide a/c type,its in great condition,it fits as does its shroud and it will save me alot $600 as im in UK.I remember afew years ago someone using different hoses to fit a BB.Just need to know which hoses to buy and fit??
 

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Im using radiator as it is the larger 26" wide a/c type,its in great condition,it fits as does its shroud and it will save me alot $600 as im in UK.I remember afew years ago someone using different hoses to fit a BB.Just need to know which hoses to buy and fit??
You could cobble a couple of hoses together to make it work. Another option is to find a water pump housing that has the inlet on the other side. Believe some big block trucks had that. Another option for you would be to have a radiator shop move the inlet to the other side.
 

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Ive found a silicone flexible hose supplier in UK,and if i need to ill swap pump as suggested.
 

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The hoses connections are opposite as Moparleo stated. I understand what you are referring to. I don't know what size the hoses are but a 67 or 66 Dodge Coronet maybe Charger and others of those years have the reverse connections. I think I have a radiator from one. {{I need correct myself. Here's a I think 66-67 Coronet 26" radiator. Maybe this might help.}}
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440 source has a water pump housing with the lower radiator tube on the opposite side.
 
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