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9/9/08 10:12pm - Reply: 'New radiator or fix original'
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Gloucester, VA - USA

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1979 T-Top, Metallic Green ZZ4 350/355 hp 405 ft/lbs torque Dual Spal Fans 700R4 4 Spd O/D Transmission 2004 Z06 Commemorative Edition

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 I'll go out and look at mine in the AM and post where I hooked into. I forgot today...

 


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9/10/08 1:53pm - Reply: 'New radiator or fix original'
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71 454 convertible, mulsanne blue,a/c, matching numbers, 47K miles

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 Now.. does anyone know if there is a "one-piece" hose for the lower end... eliminating the metal pipe? Looks like it came with A/C cars.
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They have that metal piece in the middle of the bottom hose because they don't want the hose to collapse. I think this was for all big block cars, mine has it too. I would keep it in if I were you.
 
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9/10/08 5:46pm - Reply: 'New radiator or fix original'
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73 Conv, Blue-Green/White Top - 454, M21 - Dark Saddle Leather, Power Windows, A/C, Tilt/Tele, AM/FM St. (orig. and sounds like it too).#2 -- 2007 Coupe,3 LT package, Z51 option, Victory Red, Ebony Int. Clear Top.

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makes sense.. it is a long run to the water pump... i was curious if they made one with a spring in it ... i will keep it in there too

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Blue Green *** 454,4 Spd, Dark Saddle Leather, A/C, AM-FM St. (orig), PW, Tilt -Tele Wheel"



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9/12/08 3:10pm - Reply: 'New radiator or fix original'
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73 Conv, Blue-Green/White Top - 454, M21 - Dark Saddle Leather, Power Windows, A/C, Tilt/Tele, AM/FM St. (orig. and sounds like it too).#2 -- 2007 Coupe,3 LT package, Z51 option, Victory Red, Ebony Int. Clear Top.

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Radiator is in and fans working fine after I grounded the radiator... the temp sensor was not getting a good ground...  now gotta clean it up and hope no leaks... get back on the road this weekend...Big%20smile
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9/12/08 3:12pm - Reply: 'New radiator or fix original'
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We still doing the show Saturday?

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9/12/08 3:25pm - Reply: 'New radiator or fix original'
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Works for me if weather is nice and I don't find any leaks by then... so far so good... I will call you Sat afternoon OK? I usually go up there about 6:00- 6:30
 
 


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9/12/08 7:34pm - Reply: 'New radiator or fix original'
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1979 T-Top, Metallic Green ZZ4 350/355 hp 405 ft/lbs torque Dual Spal Fans 700R4 4 Spd O/D Transmission 2004 Z06 Commemorative Edition

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Yep, give me a holler...

If I don't answer the cell, call the house ! You know how reception is here...
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9/15/08 9:12pm - Reply: 'New radiator or fix original'
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Poquoson, VA - USA

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73 Conv, Blue-Green/White Top - 454, M21 - Dark Saddle Leather, Power Windows, A/C, Tilt/Tele, AM/FM St. (orig. and sounds like it too).#2 -- 2007 Coupe,3 LT package, Z51 option, Victory Red, Ebony Int. Clear Top.

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New radiator is in and took first cruises Sat & Sun... perfect day to test...temp here was a record breaker in upper 90'sEvil%20Smile and she ran a cool 195-180... and the biggest difference was how quick it would drop the temp after a short stop like getting fuel... use to take a long time of highway running to get it down this quick... only drawback is the fans make a lot more noise when running of course... but i'll take it...

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Blue Green *** 454,4 Spd, Dark Saddle Leather, A/C, AM-FM St. (orig), PW, Tilt -Tele Wheel"



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