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Unread 11-11-2011, 02:21 PM
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Default Best radiator and fans for LS '69 Camaro

I know about the BeCool set up at DSE and the setup that Frank sells at Prodigy, just wondering if there is a cheaper option with good quality to boot.

I have seen the Entropy set up on Ebay for 700.00 with a harness for another 100.00, but I'm nervous about the quality and ability to cool in extreme conditions.

Am I stuck with spending 1k, or does someone have a better option out there.

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Matt
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You can get into a C&R radiator for half of that, and have a top quality all aluminum US made product.
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You can get into a C&R radiator for half of that, and have a top quality all aluminum US made product.
I'll check them out!
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I'm running the rad. and fans out of a 99 Z. I think I have around 225 dollars in the whole thing. 4 yrs. now and no issues. I might some day look at the Afco brand.

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I ran the entropy setup for 2 years with no problems. Vintage Air in 100+ degree Texas heat with never a hint of overheating. I wouldn't say it is the best available but it worked well for me.

Don

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You can get into a C&R radiator for half of that, and have a top quality all aluminum US made product.
2nd on C&R, I have also heard lately of a few people using a company called Mark7 with good success, they color anodize to order as well.
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I'm getting ready to throw the 3rd radiator in my car and it's likely getting a Ron Davis. With that being said, I wouldn't spend the money unless you are going max effort.
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I ran the entropy setup for 2 years with no problems. Vintage Air in 100+ degree Texas heat with never a hint of overheating. I wouldn't say it is the best available but it worked well for me.

Don
That's great info Don...your the first I've heard use the Entropy and the price is certainly right!
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For a Max cooling radiator I think it would be hard to beat Ron Davis in quality and cooling. I have one and the quality is simply stunning:


They do make one specifically for a LS1 conversion into a 1st Gen:
http://www.rondavisradiators.com/radgallery.htm
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I used the Entropy and am getting ready to order another for my new project,another 69 camaro LS3,the quality of the Entropy is super.
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