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Need help , old rad was wrong and rigged in, got a nice new aluminum and it fits but now the shroud is way spaced out, I can drill another hole in the shroud but it still won't be against the rad.

Should I just drill another hole in the bracket

The shroud is a older repop to fit 67-69
Oh and I have no way to attach the bottom of the shroud
 

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All done ended up drilling another hole farther back in the top bracket to get the shroud back against the rad.

Will need to figure out a bracket for the bottom

Good news car idles at 175* now with 180 stat, before it would overheat if idle too long, I am running factory fan

Suggestions for a factory looking overflow? ( I know there was no factory bottle)

Bad news thermostat housing leaks with new gasket so guess I need to go back and seal it
 

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It bolts to the inner fender under the outer fender I don't
see how it could interfere
 
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This is true .
 

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I wish I'd seen this before, I just got a chrome reservoir that I think I'm going to be mounting on the passenger side of the radiator. It should look ok, but it won't be stock. Just waiting for it to warm up a bit to install it.
 

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Another option is to go electric fan and ditch that giant shroud/fan combo. Unless your trying to stay all stock type.
 

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I already have one but as of right now I don't have that inner fender or fender on the car yet

I just finished repairing the fender so it will be a couple of weeks before I have this installed

I still have to paint
 

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Yeah they had a giant new electric fan not wired mounted on the old rad, plus the engine fan and shroud, for now she runs perfect temp wise so I am not playing with the fan, will revisit later I'm sure;)
 

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I used a fan assembly from a 3rd gen bird. Fit nicely after a small amount of trimming.

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