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Old 08-24-2012, 04:02 PM   #551
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Never enough welds!

I am going to pick up a modified fitting that Victory Racing in Livonia for the line from the feed for the heater. Guy put it in a lathe to get it exactly the size I wanted for a hose!
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Old 08-24-2012, 04:07 PM   #552
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I would use as close to stock size as possible. I'm most worried about the small size of the thermostat to radiator, and radiator to water pump. If anything I would have gone bigger than stock. you are running 3-4X the horsepower, you need as much flow thru that radiator as possible.

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Old 08-24-2012, 04:40 PM   #553
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I would use as close to stock size as possible. I'm most worried about the small size of the thermostat to radiator, and radiator to water pump. If anything I would have gone bigger than stock. you are running 3-4X the horsepower, you need as much flow thru that radiator as possible.

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The thermostat-to-radiator is a -16 line. It's over an inch across. It's as big pretty much as stock. I'll show you a picture lol
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:15 PM   #554
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I would use as close to stock size as possible. I'm most worried about the small size of the thermostat to radiator, and radiator to water pump. If anything I would have gone bigger than stock. you are running 3-4X the horsepower, you need as much flow thru that radiator as possible.

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If nascar vehicles use -16an lines from the pumps and for radiators and MAYBE sometimes -20an, I'm good!

This is from pump-to-radiator and radiator-to-thermostat:



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Old 08-24-2012, 08:08 PM   #555
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i have that same key
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Old 08-24-2012, 08:18 PM   #556
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i have that same key
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Old 08-24-2012, 08:39 PM   #557
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You COPIED me! mazda 3s and turbod focus. lol double yew tee eff
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:27 AM   #558
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Incorrect lol.

* How many quarts of Mercon V should I get for the ps system? Keep in mind, I DO have that fluidyne cooler in the front, which will prolly take 1/2 a quart on its own. hah
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2 for OEM but as you increase the capacity 3 then.
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:13 PM   #560
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Okay, good to know!
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