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Part # 43-6006 (Modine 4 row radiator)
Cost from AutoZone: $216.77 (About $30 CHEAPER than the stock 2 row replacement)

My truck was running warm on the interstates, and I noticed that the radiator had developed a few small leaks. A few months prior, I'd seen a magazine write up about a bigger radiator that would "bolt right in" to the pre-magnum Dodge trucks and that gave a significant boost in cooling over the stock 2 row.

The house inlet/outlets are in the same place, so it does hook up to your stock radiator hoses with no problem. Since it is wider, you will have to drill new mounting holes for it. In addition, you will have to split your shroud to put it on your new radiator, but the halves only have about a 1" gap between them when you're done. The radiator is obviously thicker, but not so thick as to interfere with the stock fan. I'd guess having the an closer to the radiator would improve its efficiency, anyway.

Since I've installed the bigger radiator, I've had no problems with heat at all. Idling in traffic with the AC on, hauling, etc. Figure in that it's cheaper than a stock replacement, has a lifetime warranty, and is only slightly more work to install, and I think it's an easy choice.
 

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Wanna add if you want to make the shroud one piece get some hard plastic and pop rivet in place once you get the shroud in and do test fit . Shouldn't be too hard . todo that is . Hell maybe some rubber would work . Just glues the rubber in ot make ita solid piece .

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BrianT said:
Wanna add if you want to make the shroud one piece get some hard plastic and pop rivet in place once you get the shroud in and do test fit . Shouldn't be too hard . todo that is . Hell maybe some rubber would work . Just glues the rubber in ot make ita solid piece .

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I don't think I understand what you are saying. The shroud is narrower than the radiator by about an inch. To bolt it in uncut, you'd have to build something on the edge of the shround to widen it, or build some brackets for it. Either way, it seems like your shroud would then be held out away from the radiator and the outside 1" of your radiator would either be blocked or not getting air pulled through it by the fan. Splitting the shroud doesn't cause these problems. If you're concerned about the split reducing air flow, you could always use a strip of thin metal or plastic, and some fiberglass to fill in the split. I've had no problems with it as is, though.
 

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Im happy to know this imfo. ;D
 

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What are the physical specs of this radiator, or the dimensions rather? I'm looking for a radiator with a 21x26 inch core, but I can't find any measurements for this part number you mentioned.

Bob
 

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I ordered that part number from NAPA...it's 170 bucks....140 with my discount.

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That part number is bad. The guy at NAPA ordered me a heater core.

If you can verify that number, please do. NAPA, and several other places say modine doesn't make a 4 row core that fits any year dodge.
 

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Sorry it took so long to respond, I haven't been on the site in months.

Check out Chump's link. The part number is good, although it looks like it's sold under "Ready Rad" instead of Modine. Modine is the manufacturer, however that doesn't mean they are selling it under their own name I suppose. I got the idea out of a 4wd & offroad magazine in early 2003 or late 2002. When I bought the radiator, the label on the box said it was for a New Yorker with a 440 from the mid 70s. Try asking them what they show for a 1975 New Yorker with a 440 and it should be it. I'm still overseas, so I can't just go look at the radiator or the magazine I got the part number from, but by using the "ready rad" name or asking about the New Yorker you should be able to find it.
 

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I also went to autozone to order this radiator, they took my money for it and when I went back to pick it up they told me that the order had been cancelled, and the supplier was out of stock.
Any other ideas?
 

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http://webbase.transpro.com/catalog.php?partnum=436006 just like Chump posted. The radiator on that page is the exact one I am talking about, and as you can see is the exact same part number. I can't help you if AutoZone no longer carries it, try ordering it from that site. A quick internet search also turned up different manufacturers such as GDI/Transpro part #433506

Again I'm on the other side of the world away from my truck, AutoZone, and my magazine collection so I'm not in a position to research this for you. The information was correct and accurate when I posted it.
 

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hey, I'm not fussing at ya....just was trying to find out how to get one.  I got a different one, and you can check out the info on it in the mainboard.....
 

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Does anyone know where we can buy one of these radiators?  Looking to put one in my truck, and can't find anywhere to buy it from.
 

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Ok, I found a number for a warehouse here in VA, called them and they have one in stock, should know back in about 10 minutes on how much they want for it.
 

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This is on their main page.  Might give you a clue as to why you can't find Modine ;D

TRANSPRO COMPLETES MERGER WITH
MODINE MANUFACTURING COMPANY'S
AFTERMARKET BUSINESS


- Changes Name to Proliance International, Inc. -



Also, according to the Yahoo search, coming in at number 1 (just above this thread ;D) It says that this is for a 1973 B250 Van with a 360.  This is from www.rockauto.com .  Their price on it is $246 though.  I'll do some more checking.




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Looking at that site, they have a 3row, part #433959 that is a direct fit for $170.  I think I'm going that route ;D  Pretty cool parts database they have on there.




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joe swinehart said:
The only problem I see with this is this:

Ford/Mopar Application â€" upper hose is located on the passenger side & the lower hose is located on the driver side

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DAYYaaaam..$200+???? :eek:.

I replaced the 4 core on my 78 TD a few years back for a mere $78 (go figure). Brand spankin' new MODINE, not refabbed. ;D
 
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