New Radiator - LS1TECH



Pontiac GTO 2004-2006 The Modern Goat

New Radiator

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-29-2015, 05:06 PM   #1
10 Second Club
Thread Starter
 
dw456post's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 339
Default New Radiator

I needed a larger radiator and I talked with some guys at the drags that have newish Camaros and run turbos. They are running De Witts radiators, so I called to see if they made a GTO radiator. John Dingman said that they made a couple a few years ago but had lost the complete set of specs to build one.
I sent them my stock radiator to go by. They sent me a two row (two 1" tubes). It has an extended drain with petcock so you can actually catch the anti freeze instead of it running across the support bar and wiring harness and making a huge mess. It has top and bottom aluminum plates to protect the core from damage. They use formed end tanks, and nice brackets to support the fan shroud and condenser. They build these in house including the cores.
You have to trim the fan shroud for the drain and cut off the clip on the bottom of the radiator cover. Easy stuff for this quality of radiator.
MEZIERE water pump owners:
You have to trim the fan shroud some more where the pump pulley is. I'm pretty sure the stock water pump doesn't require any shroud trimming.
MAGNUSON Supercharger owners:
You will have to trim the inside lip on the top crash bar to clear the heat exchanger if using the stock Maggie HE.

This is a really nice radiator for a good price.
Attached Thumbnails
New Radiator-dsc01140.jpg   New Radiator-dsc01141.jpg   New Radiator-dsc01142.jpg   New Radiator-dsc01143.jpg   New Radiator-dsc01145.jpg  

New Radiator-dsc01146.jpg   New Radiator-dsc01172.jpg  
dw456post is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-25-2017, 10:55 AM   #2
Teching In
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 2
Default Dewitt's Rad

I ann the n the process of having one built. Couple questions, did your u have them incorporate an engine oil cooler? Any issues with the increased thickness? Did all factory clips work on install? Anything else you can tell me would be appreciated and thanks
peedot36 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2017, 08:17 PM   #3
10 Second Club
Thread Starter
 
dw456post's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 339
Default

No engine oil cooler. The increased thickness made the Meizere pulley too close without trimming the fan shroud. Not really much. If you have a stock water pump, shouldn't be a problem. I like mine, never gets hot anymore.
I did not get an engine oil cooler. I do run a separate trans cooler in front of it along with an intercooler for the Maggie. Factory clips for the fans and condenser are good. If this is for a GTO, they even extend the drain past the wire loom unlike some of the POS Chinese things people are selling.
dw456post is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2017, 02:06 AM   #4
TECH Fanatic
 
Jontall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: NYC
Posts: 1,369
Default

What was the price of that radiator because it looks really nice?
Jontall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2017, 04:58 PM   #5
10 Second Club
Thread Starter
 
dw456post's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 339
Default

$500 when I bought it.
dw456post is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
On a shrouded puller fan setup with a Griffin 25241-X, is 2000-2100 CFM adequate Tally TransAm Forced Induction 18 09-08-2015 06:27 PM
Aluminum Radiator Ls2R1Rx7 Parts Classifieds 13 01-09-2015 06:13 PM
Afco Scirocco radiator w/fan and shroud BlackWS666 Parts Classifieds 9 11-20-2013 07:27 PM
Going from a 22x19x2 to a 24x19x1 to try and solve over heating problem... Snyper Forced Induction 27 05-10-2011 08:45 PM
EWP trimmed shroud pics please. airfix LT1-LT4 Modifications 8 03-11-2009 12:42 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:33 PM.


 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
What's your question?
Send