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Anyone have Fluidyne or Mishimoto radiators? Are you happy with it? I don't know which one to get.
I don't have either.....but I have heard great things about Fluidyne, they are probably some of the more popular for the hardcore racers. I know AM sells Mishimoto & I have not seen where they have had issues??? So, get the one that does the job & is reasonably priced.
On a side note, I have an aluminum rad that woud be considered an "off-brand" made by Mustangs Unlimited on my 1990 mustang & have never had a problem with it.
2008 Premium 5SP GT
Mods: Roush M90 & a lot more...
I have a Fluidyne in the Saleen. No complaints, that and the fans are plenty to keep it at operating temp in 90+ weather. It was part of the Saleen Extreme package that the original owner upgraded to in the 289SC model.
Mishimoto is a 3 row and Fluidyne is 2 row. Wouldn't that make the Mishimoto cool better? I want to upgrade for the weight savings too. I'm also planning to get the Steeda tubular radiator support to shed even more weight.
__________________ Whipple HO w/Steeda belt drive system @ 12psi, BMR K-member, Steeda tubular radiator support, DSS driveshaft, BMR drvshft safety loop, Steeda triple pass HE, Afco radiator, Steeda ultralight springs, Spohn del-sphere LCA, Spohn del-sphere UCA, Spohn panhard bar, Brembo front brakes.
Ah okay then. You can go with any of them then. Some will only work with Stick because they don't allow the stock Auto tranny cooler to be attached.
The other thing is make sure whatever raditator you go with has a mount for the A/C condenser. You do NOT want to use the Zip-tie things that go throgh the radiator and condensor to secure it to the car. Those fail and will cause problems. I think the MIshi one is that style. Don't know about Fluidyne. The FRPP one is OEM fit but only 2 core.
08 S197 GT Auto: FRPP Strut Tower Brace, FRPP Bullitt CAI, Bama 91-P Tune, VBX remaned valve body with Superior Transmission Shift Kit.
Pending upgrades: Shaftmasters Aluminum 3.5" DS, FRPP 3.73 gears, Axle back exahust (?)
Originally Posted by LostBoyz
if you are getting 29mpg in your 5.0, you aren't driving it correctly
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