HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

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Post  ROGUE S2 on Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:25 am

HEY GUYS, I just ordered my new radiator from summit. I know I need to remove the cap and have it welded flat on the top. Does anybody know what size nipples I need for the expansion tank to the radiator and also the vent (steam pipe) on the radiator. Can I get these at summit. I will have a turbo radiator for sale soon. My car just runs a little hot with the a/c on here in Texas when its over 95. Thanks David

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Post  Lemming on Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:27 am

ROGUE S2 wrote:HEY GUYS, I just ordered my new radiator from summit. I know I need to remove the cap and have it welded flat on the top. Does anybody know what size nipples I need for the expansion tank to the radiator and also the vent (steam pipe) on the radiator. Can I get these at summit. I will have a turbo radiator for sale soon. My car just runs a little hot with the a/c on here in Texas when its over 95. Thanks David

Which radiator did you end up getting?
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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  ROGUE S2 on Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:48 am

Sum 380645 I am hoping this radiator will keep me cool.

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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  spence on Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:11 am

IIRC the steam vent is 3/8" and the reservoir is around 3/4 - 1". I used that same rad.
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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  kelleysj on Fri Jul 22, 2011 7:11 pm

where can we find these extra parts? The steam vent and expansion inlet.
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Post  ROGUE S2 on Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:00 pm

I ordered the alum. bungs and fittimgs from summit today.

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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  spence on Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:07 am

I used some "t's" from jagsthatrun.com. This allowed me to splice together a couple different radiator hoses to get the perfect bends I needed.

------------>>> radiator tee

They seem to be working; My coolant is bled and I don't have any problems...
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Post  pormgb on Sat Jul 23, 2011 9:18 am

spence wrote:I used some "t's" from jagsthatrun.com. This allowed me to splice together a couple different radiator hoses to get the perfect bends I needed.

------------>>> radiator tee

They seem to be working; My coolant is bled and I don't have any problems...

I'm about to install the same rad, can you post some pictures?
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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  spence on Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:30 am

click on "radiator tee" in the above post...
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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  acorad on Sat Jul 23, 2011 12:02 pm

ROGUE S2 wrote:HEY GUYS, I just ordered my new radiator from summit. I know I need to remove the cap and have it welded flat on the top. Does anybody know what size nipples I need for the expansion tank to the radiator and also the vent (steam pipe) on the radiator. Can I get these at summit. I will have a turbo radiator for sale soon. My car just runs a little hot with the a/c on here in Texas when its over 95. Thanks David
I'm going to replace my rad soon as well and also will have my AC running soon, and I was hoping to use a turbo rad, but in your experience the T rad isn't enough. How much HP are you running? What coolant temps were you seeing with the AC on?
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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  docwyte on Sat Jul 23, 2011 2:27 pm

Turbo rad is fine for street driving. I've seen 210F coolant temps with the AC on with my turbo rad. I'm making 373rwhp.

On the track is where it has an issue keeping up. It does ok, but I'd like to see lower temps and will install a Ron Davis radiator at some point.

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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  acorad on Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:03 pm

doc, I would like to go with the stock T rad. How hot is it where you live? I'm in LA, summer temps in excess of 100F are common.
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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  docwyte on Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:15 pm

It's triple digits here in the summer, which is compounded by the thin air due to altitude.

You'll be fine with the turbo radiator, just make sure the fans are working for when you get stuck in LA traffic.

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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  acorad on Sat Jul 23, 2011 7:29 pm

Thanks doc.
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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  ROGUE S2 on Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:56 pm

HEY GUYS, Now that its over 100 degrees every day here in Texas my car runs 210 on the hwy with the turbo radiator (a/c not on). Maybe I don't have enough air flow. The front of my car is stock,with the lower cover installed under the radiator. I run my a/c till it gets to 230, but it never cools down to less than 210. I should have my modified summit radiator installed in a couple of weeks it should do the trick. I have not dyno'ed my motor ( Stock LS1) but I am guessing at 320 hp.

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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  kelleysj on Sun Jul 24, 2011 6:58 am

On the summit radiator where do you install the expansion tank inlet on the radiator? Is there a specific location or just a general area?


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Re: SUMMIT RADIATOR MODS

Post  kelleysj on Sun Jul 24, 2011 1:41 pm

How do the Ts do with releasing steam?
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