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radiator choice

Mad Hatter

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I was looking at my still functioning, but beaten up OEM Boss radiator and though it might be time to replace it as it has a lot of bent fins. I see the $470 M8005MBR rad and the Boss OEM $223 CR3Z-8005-A rad, whats the difference between them?? Tasca has the CR3Z-8005-A as the rad for the Boss but have my doubts.

Between suicidal birds and Yellow jacket wasps, my current rad looks quite dented! Better get a grill on again.....
 

Grant 302

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Pleasanton: 1/2 way between Sonoma and Laguna Seca

Mad Hatter

Gotta go Faster
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Santiago, Chile
I would love to upgrade my rad to a race spec one, but but with my recent off road trip I have to keep a tight control on the addiction for more race goodies! When I can, I think I will go with the Boss OEM $223 CR3Z-8005-A rad. I confirmed that its the same OEM boss rad I have that, has not given me any problems so far. Once I fix my car I will be in a new class that has two 15min sprints with a 10min cool down period in between. Will get the Nomex honey comb though, I should have got it ages ago.

I estimate that I am only at some 425rwhp so its not anywhere as extreme as some of you guys!
 
I didnt use any of the zipties, even though I had some on hand. I cut the honey comb wide enough that the stock radiator shroud held it in place nicely, and with the bottom aero panel in, it wasn't going anywhere.
 

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