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Texas Heat Aluminum Radiator, Alfa Spider 69-89 – (SKU 11-2888)

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Texas Heat Alfa Romeo Spider Radiator – 1969-89

Better than original brass/copper radiator! The only Dual Pass Crossflow aluminum radiator available for your car! Simply the best!

These all-aluminum performance

radiators are a great choice for the daily driver and track

day/autocross car. They’re an excellent upgrade on a budget.

Specs:

Alfa Romeo Spider Texas Heat radiator features an all-aluminum, dual pass crossflow core.

Natural aluminum tanks, polished. Port for fan switch 22×1.5 thread also to be used as drain.

Extras at a discount when purchased with radiator (i.e. fans and fan switch).

Accept no substitutes when it comes to cooling. We know hot and we know how to keep your car cool!

*NOTE:

This is not an original equipment radiator and therefore may require a

little bit of work to fit to your car. Due to the dual pass crossflow design the

OE hoses will not fit. If you still have the VVT on your intake camshaft you will not be able to install this radiator. You may want to use universal hoses.*

*NOTE: You cannot fit the OE fan shroud to this radiator. It is recommended that you purchase an aftermarket fan and fan switch to accompany this radiator.*

*SHIPPING NOTE:  This is a large item and as such does not ship

for our discounted table rate. Radiators cost normally $30-40 to ship

within the continental US.*

 

 

 

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    Brent B. (verified owner)

    As it says in the item description, this is not an OE radiator. While it is a quality radiator, It does have issues.

    1. Fitment – The radiator has a thicker core and sit further forward. I bought the combo package with the electric fan and switch. In my 86 Spider Veloce, the water pump is in the way and too close to install the fan as a puller. I had to make it a Pusher style instead.

    2. Coolant Issues – Make sure to do the bleeding process correctly and vent the top of the throttlebody when hot. This is because the radiator cap housing becomes a little lower than the oem location. So, air will get trapped in the system even if the radiator seems full.

    3. I had to remove the A/C in order to run this radiator. The compressor sits in the way and interfered with the lower radiator hose inlet/outlet.

    This may not apply to every model out there, but did effect me on my 1986 Veloce.

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Alfa Romeo Spider (105 / 115) 1969 - 1989

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