Cooling system upgrades and Intercooler fun!

davec73

SCCoA Member
Several months ago I decided to go to a full width radiator and mark 8 fan. My original plan was to add ac back to the car but at this point I just want to get it back running because everything worked really well beforehand. I also got to looking at everything u was going to have to change to make it all work again and I saw months turning into years so it's going back together without ac this time. I figure if I ever do another engine swap I will tackle it then. With the aging electronics of the v6 platform on this car I plan to eventually swap in a blown coyote motor.

For the current setup I went with an all aluminum 03 Cobra radiator, mark 8 fan and Hollister road company controller to handle the cooling. Thes setup requires an external expansion tank and some different plumbing but I think I have it figured out with an 11 mustang tank and cap. This should illeviate some of the burping issues we can have with the stock setup. Now that the intercooler tubes are welded and successfully re routed I can probably get it together this weekend and fire it up for the first time.
 

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davec73

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No im not sure how it ended up here it needs moved to the non technical forum. No it comes close but im going to clearance some material on the back of the fan shroud to give it some more room.
 

davec73

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Intercooler is complete and the cooling system should be up and running this week!
 

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David Neibert

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Wow, that IC tube looks super close to the crank pulley. I recently had SCU redo mine to get the AC back on. Dave Dalke used a 1997 Full width Griffin and added a filler neck on the driver's side end tank, with stock 1997 fan. Cools great and easy to work on.
 

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davec73

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Mine can't be routed any other way Dave. The AJE suffrage creates more room but it also takes it away in places you need to run it. The intercooler pipe is close but it will be secured to the fan shroud so it not a concern and the fan should also help cool the aircharge some.
 

davec73

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I dont know why but my pictures keep reorienting themselves.... there we go. I have some polishing to do but I wanted to make sure everything worked well before I did that lol. Fan kicks on when it hits 195 cools down perfect! I really like the new intercooler tube routing and I can't waute to get it out and drive it!
 

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